Events

"Sacred is Sacred": The Art of Protecting Bears Ears

Friday, May 11, 2018 12:00am - Tuesday, April 30, 2019 12:00am
Haffenreffer Museum at Manning Hall
"Sacred is Sacred": The Art of Protecting Bears Ears
This exhibit examines the many stories of Bears Ears, a contested sacred landscape in Southern Utah. Rich in oil and gas, Bears Ears is a sacred place for indigenous peoples. This exhibition ...

Drone Warriors: The Art of Surveillance and Resistance at Standing Rock

Friday, May 11, 2018 12:00am - Tuesday, April 30, 2019 12:00am
Haffenreffer Museum at Manning Hall

Drone Warriors: The Art of Surveillance and Resistance at Standing Rock

Brought to you by the Haffenreffer Museum of Anthropology, this exhibition features the drone photography and video produced by Water Protectors during the recent movement against the Dakota Access Pipeline at Standing Rock in North Dakota. Combining interests in Native representations, activism, resistance, environmental movements, and sous-surveillance, Drone Warriors shows the Brown and Providence community a new perspective—quite literally—of the #NoDAPL movement.

Were They Enslaved? A New Look at Maya Figurines

Thursday, October 25, 2018

5:30pm - 6:30pm

Haffenreffer Museum of Anthropology

85 Waterman

Room 015

Were They Enslaved? A New Look at Maya Figurines

A Talk by Mary Miller (Yale University) | October 25th, 5:30 PM | 85 Waterman Room 015

Escape the Haffenreffer

Saturday, November 3, 2018 - Sunday, November 4, 2018

1:00pm - 5:00pm

Haffenreffer Museum of Anthropology

Manning Hall

The Haffenreffer Museum of Anthropology is hosting a hands-on experience inspired by escape room games. Sign-ups begin Friday, October 26th. More information and the sign-up link will be made available very soon. 

State of the Field 2019: The Ancient DNA Revolution in Archaeology

Friday, February 22, 2019 - Saturday, February 23, 2019

5:30pm - 5:00pm

Rhode Island Hall

108

Brown University’s Joukowsky Institute for Archaeology and the Ancient World will host a conference titled State of the Field 2019: The Ancient DNA Revolution in Archaeology on February 22-23, 2019. Our gathering builds on a tradition of “State of the Field” workshops hosted by the Joukowsky Institute to reflect upon trends in archaeological research.