The Haffenreffer Museum of Anthropology, located on the ground floor of Manning Hall on Brown University's Main Green, presents a range of exhibitions showcasing the Museum's collections and the work of its staff and Brown students.

The Museum is open Tuesdays through Sundays 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; closed Mondays and Brown University Holidays. Admission is free.  Visitors may call the Museum's gallery at 401-863-2065 during open hours with general questions.  All other inquiries should be directed to 401-863-5700.   Also visit our satellite exhibits described below.

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Exhibitions at the Museum at Manning Hall




Satellite Exhibitions

The Haffenreffer Museum of Anthropology also hosts student-curated satellite exhibits on the Brown University campus. If you are a Brown University department that would like to host a satellite exhibit, please email [email protected].

Arts of India (Stephen Robert '62 Campus Center)
Professor Holly Shaffer teaches HIAA 0023: Arts of India, in the Department of History of Art & Architecture at Brown University. This course introduces students to the arts of India, circa 1600 to the present, with emphasis on the creation and circulation of art. The class will curate an exhibition of Indian Art using objects from the Haffenreffer Museum of Anthropology collections, including those currently on display. The contents of the exhibit case will evolve over the course of the semester depending on class needs. 

At the Rockefeller Library

Mano, Liberia
Early 20th century