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Welcome to the New Community Engagement Specialist

We are proud to welcome Leah Hopkins to the Haffenreffer Museum's team as our new Community Engagement Specialist. Leah is a citizen of the Narragansett Indian Tribe. She has a background in museum and tribal education that spans over 10 years, working at the  Mashantucket Pequot Museum and Research Center, the Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah), and with other regional institutions, organizations and tribal communities.  

(Distributed November 3, 2019)

Sculpture Conservation of "Satisfied Woman"

Satisfied Woman, Bob Haozous mid-1970sSatisfied Woman, Bob Haozous mid-1970sConservation treatment is complete on the sculpture Satisfied Woman, donated to the Haffenreffer Museum in 2018 by J. Scott and Cynthia Burns. The life-size sculpture made of Colorado marble, created by Native American artist Bob Haozous in the mid-1970s, depicts a woman in repose. 

(Distributed July 10, 2019)

Gallery Closed for the Holiday

The Haffenreffer Museum will be closed on Thursday, July 4th for Independence Day. We wish everyone a safe and happy holiday, and look forward to resuming our regular open hours on Friday, July 5th.

(Distributed July 2, 2019)

Displayed Around Campus

Haffenreffer Museum Collections on Display Around Campus

While the Manning Hall Gallery remains the primary exhibit space for the Haffenreffer Museum, objects from the Haffenreffer Museum collection can also be spotted in satellite displays and on loan at the libraries throughout Brown University. 

(Distributed July 1, 2019)
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