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Deputy Director on Travel Channel's 'Expedition Unknown'

Deputy Director Kevin Smith joins the Travel Channel's two-part season premiere of 'Expeditions Unknown'

On December 27th, 9 PM, the Travel Channel's top rated series Expedition Unknown kicks off their fourth season with a two-part episode about Viking myth and mystery. The Haffenreffer Museum's Deputy Director and Chief Curator, Kevin P. Smith, joins adventurer Josh Gates to explore the origins of Viking expansion from Denmark to Iceland, Greenland, Canada, and the United States. 

(Distributed December 12, 2017)

Holiday Hours

Haffenreffer Museum Holiday Hours

During Brown University's Winter Break, the Manning Hall Gallery will be closed beginning Wednesday, December 20th until the new year. The Gallery will open again on January 2nd, with an hour and half closed during the day from 12:30 - 1:00 PM. Normal open hours will resume Tuesday,  January 13th 2018. 

(Distributed December 6, 2017)

Brown and Pokanoket Agreement

Agreement ends Pokanoket encampment in Bristol, outlines an inclusive process for creating a preservation trust to ensure conservation of the land and sustainable access by Native tribes with ties to its historic sites.

(Distributed September 25, 2017)
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