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Saturday, October 01, 2016

Visions of Home: A Celebration of Gullah Art & Culture (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Home has personal significance and meaning. Home may be a place, landscape, object, journey, or relationship. Through contemporary art and ethnographic artifacts, home is envisioned as a patchwork of places, histories, and identities by the Gullah people of the southeastern Atlantic coast. This exhibit features original works on this theme by Sea Islands artists from the Red Piano Too Gallery, as well as works by Wake Forest University Professor Katharine Ziff, and objects from the Museum of Anthropology's collection. Admission is free.

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Life After Death: The Day of the Dead in Mexico (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

The MOA’s annual exhibit celebrates the unique Mexican observance of the Day of the Dead. The exhibit’s centerpiece is a traditional ofrenda, an altar with food and beverage offerings, flowers, sugar skulls, and photos of deceased family members. The colorful exhibit features a children’s ofrenda, and a photo essay illustrating the celebration in San Miguel Allende. It also includes information on the celebration’s history and its unique skeleton-themed folk art. The exhibit presents text in English and Spanish. Admission is free.

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Incredible Journeys: The Life Histories of Museum Objects (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Wake Forest first-year students in museum studies curated this exhibit exploring the “object biographies” of intriguing specimens in MOA’s collections. The exhibit traces objects from their original use through the missionaries, traders, soldiers, and doctors that acquired them, the connoisseurs that collected them, and finally how anthropologists (and the Museum) might use them. The exhibit showcases the range of the MOA’s collections and the diverse trajectories objects can have. Admission is free.

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Salem Fall Consignment Sale (Consignment Sale)
Time: 8:00 PMLocation: 429 S Broad St Winston Salem NC

Consignment Sale Friday 09/30/16 8:00 am to 5:00pm Saturday 10/01/16 8:00 am to 2:00 pm (located in the gym behind the school on Spring St)Clothing-adults, infants, children, juniors, shoes and coatsHousehold items and more. If interested in consigning please contact before 09/20/2016mwagoner@unificom.net

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Tuesday, October 04, 2016

Incredible Journeys: The Life Histories of Museum Objects (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Wake Forest first-year students in museum studies curated this exhibit exploring the “object biographies” of intriguing specimens in MOA’s collections. The exhibit traces objects from their original use through the missionaries, traders, soldiers, and doctors that acquired them, the connoisseurs that collected them, and finally how anthropologists (and the Museum) might use them. The exhibit showcases the range of the MOA’s collections and the diverse trajectories objects can have. Admission is free.

Additional Information

Visions of Home: A Celebration of Gullah Art & Culture (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Home has personal significance and meaning. Home may be a place, landscape, object, journey, or relationship. Through contemporary art and ethnographic artifacts, home is envisioned as a patchwork of places, histories, and identities by the Gullah people of the southeastern Atlantic coast. This exhibit features original works on this theme by Sea Islands artists from the Red Piano Too Gallery, as well as works by Wake Forest University Professor Katharine Ziff, and objects from the Museum of Anthropology's collection. Admission is free.

Additional Information

Life After Death: The Day of the Dead in Mexico (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

The MOA’s annual exhibit celebrates the unique Mexican observance of the Day of the Dead. The exhibit’s centerpiece is a traditional ofrenda, an altar with food and beverage offerings, flowers, sugar skulls, and photos of deceased family members. The colorful exhibit features a children’s ofrenda, and a photo essay illustrating the celebration in San Miguel Allende. It also includes information on the celebration’s history and its unique skeleton-themed folk art. The exhibit presents text in English and Spanish. Admission is free.

Additional Information

Zumba (Health/Exercise)
Time: 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Location: 456 Knollwood Street

Fun Zumba class! Love to dance?Love Beach music? Love to burn 800 to 1000 calories? Come join us! Shimmie w Jimmy!!! $2 plus canned good for 2nd Harvest Food Bank!!!!Free smoothie 1st visit!

Wednesday, October 05, 2016

Incredible Journeys: The Life Histories of Museum Objects (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Wake Forest first-year students in museum studies curated this exhibit exploring the “object biographies” of intriguing specimens in MOA’s collections. The exhibit traces objects from their original use through the missionaries, traders, soldiers, and doctors that acquired them, the connoisseurs that collected them, and finally how anthropologists (and the Museum) might use them. The exhibit showcases the range of the MOA’s collections and the diverse trajectories objects can have. Admission is free.

Additional Information

Visions of Home: A Celebration of Gullah Art & Culture (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Home has personal significance and meaning. Home may be a place, landscape, object, journey, or relationship. Through contemporary art and ethnographic artifacts, home is envisioned as a patchwork of places, histories, and identities by the Gullah people of the southeastern Atlantic coast. This exhibit features original works on this theme by Sea Islands artists from the Red Piano Too Gallery, as well as works by Wake Forest University Professor Katharine Ziff, and objects from the Museum of Anthropology's collection. Admission is free.

Additional Information

Life After Death: The Day of the Dead in Mexico (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

The MOA’s annual exhibit celebrates the unique Mexican observance of the Day of the Dead. The exhibit’s centerpiece is a traditional ofrenda, an altar with food and beverage offerings, flowers, sugar skulls, and photos of deceased family members. The colorful exhibit features a children’s ofrenda, and a photo essay illustrating the celebration in San Miguel Allende. It also includes information on the celebration’s history and its unique skeleton-themed folk art. The exhibit presents text in English and Spanish. Admission is free.

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Thursday, October 06, 2016

Incredible Journeys: The Life Histories of Museum Objects (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Wake Forest first-year students in museum studies curated this exhibit exploring the “object biographies” of intriguing specimens in MOA’s collections. The exhibit traces objects from their original use through the missionaries, traders, soldiers, and doctors that acquired them, the connoisseurs that collected them, and finally how anthropologists (and the Museum) might use them. The exhibit showcases the range of the MOA’s collections and the diverse trajectories objects can have. Admission is free.

Additional Information

Visions of Home: A Celebration of Gullah Art & Culture (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Home has personal significance and meaning. Home may be a place, landscape, object, journey, or relationship. Through contemporary art and ethnographic artifacts, home is envisioned as a patchwork of places, histories, and identities by the Gullah people of the southeastern Atlantic coast. This exhibit features original works on this theme by Sea Islands artists from the Red Piano Too Gallery, as well as works by Wake Forest University Professor Katharine Ziff, and objects from the Museum of Anthropology's collection. Admission is free.

Additional Information

Life After Death: The Day of the Dead in Mexico (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

The MOA’s annual exhibit celebrates the unique Mexican observance of the Day of the Dead. The exhibit’s centerpiece is a traditional ofrenda, an altar with food and beverage offerings, flowers, sugar skulls, and photos of deceased family members. The colorful exhibit features a children’s ofrenda, and a photo essay illustrating the celebration in San Miguel Allende. It also includes information on the celebration’s history and its unique skeleton-themed folk art. The exhibit presents text in English and Spanish. Admission is free.

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Autumn in the Atrium (Community Event)
Time: 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Location: Wake Forest Biotech Place atrium

Our inaugural community event “Autumn in the Atrium” will be on Thursday October 6th at the Wake Forest Biotech Place from 6:30 to 9:00 pm. Join us to celebrate iCan House’s 8 years of innovative services for those with Aspereger’s and other social challenges. The evening will include wine and hors d’oeuvres plus entertainment by Karon Click and the Hot Licks, playing upbeat jump swing and blues music; a silent auction including original artwork; and a wine pull raffle.All funds raised will be used for programs and scholarships. As a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization contributions to iCan House are tax deductible.

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Friday, October 07, 2016

Incredible Journeys: The Life Histories of Museum Objects (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Wake Forest first-year students in museum studies curated this exhibit exploring the “object biographies” of intriguing specimens in MOA’s collections. The exhibit traces objects from their original use through the missionaries, traders, soldiers, and doctors that acquired them, the connoisseurs that collected them, and finally how anthropologists (and the Museum) might use them. The exhibit showcases the range of the MOA’s collections and the diverse trajectories objects can have. Admission is free.

Additional Information

Visions of Home: A Celebration of Gullah Art & Culture (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Home has personal significance and meaning. Home may be a place, landscape, object, journey, or relationship. Through contemporary art and ethnographic artifacts, home is envisioned as a patchwork of places, histories, and identities by the Gullah people of the southeastern Atlantic coast. This exhibit features original works on this theme by Sea Islands artists from the Red Piano Too Gallery, as well as works by Wake Forest University Professor Katharine Ziff, and objects from the Museum of Anthropology's collection. Admission is free.

Additional Information

Life After Death: The Day of the Dead in Mexico (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

The MOA’s annual exhibit celebrates the unique Mexican observance of the Day of the Dead. The exhibit’s centerpiece is a traditional ofrenda, an altar with food and beverage offerings, flowers, sugar skulls, and photos of deceased family members. The colorful exhibit features a children’s ofrenda, and a photo essay illustrating the celebration in San Miguel Allende. It also includes information on the celebration’s history and its unique skeleton-themed folk art. The exhibit presents text in English and Spanish. Admission is free.

Additional Information

Saturday, October 08, 2016

Incredible Journeys: The Life Histories of Museum Objects (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Wake Forest first-year students in museum studies curated this exhibit exploring the “object biographies” of intriguing specimens in MOA’s collections. The exhibit traces objects from their original use through the missionaries, traders, soldiers, and doctors that acquired them, the connoisseurs that collected them, and finally how anthropologists (and the Museum) might use them. The exhibit showcases the range of the MOA’s collections and the diverse trajectories objects can have. Admission is free.

Additional Information

Visions of Home: A Celebration of Gullah Art & Culture (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Home has personal significance and meaning. Home may be a place, landscape, object, journey, or relationship. Through contemporary art and ethnographic artifacts, home is envisioned as a patchwork of places, histories, and identities by the Gullah people of the southeastern Atlantic coast. This exhibit features original works on this theme by Sea Islands artists from the Red Piano Too Gallery, as well as works by Wake Forest University Professor Katharine Ziff, and objects from the Museum of Anthropology's collection. Admission is free.

Additional Information

Life After Death: The Day of the Dead in Mexico (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

The MOA’s annual exhibit celebrates the unique Mexican observance of the Day of the Dead. The exhibit’s centerpiece is a traditional ofrenda, an altar with food and beverage offerings, flowers, sugar skulls, and photos of deceased family members. The colorful exhibit features a children’s ofrenda, and a photo essay illustrating the celebration in San Miguel Allende. It also includes information on the celebration’s history and its unique skeleton-themed folk art. The exhibit presents text in English and Spanish. Admission is free.

Additional Information

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Incredible Journeys: The Life Histories of Museum Objects (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Wake Forest first-year students in museum studies curated this exhibit exploring the “object biographies” of intriguing specimens in MOA’s collections. The exhibit traces objects from their original use through the missionaries, traders, soldiers, and doctors that acquired them, the connoisseurs that collected them, and finally how anthropologists (and the Museum) might use them. The exhibit showcases the range of the MOA’s collections and the diverse trajectories objects can have. Admission is free.

Additional Information

Visions of Home: A Celebration of Gullah Art & Culture (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Home has personal significance and meaning. Home may be a place, landscape, object, journey, or relationship. Through contemporary art and ethnographic artifacts, home is envisioned as a patchwork of places, histories, and identities by the Gullah people of the southeastern Atlantic coast. This exhibit features original works on this theme by Sea Islands artists from the Red Piano Too Gallery, as well as works by Wake Forest University Professor Katharine Ziff, and objects from the Museum of Anthropology's collection. Admission is free.

Additional Information

Life After Death: The Day of the Dead in Mexico (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

The MOA’s annual exhibit celebrates the unique Mexican observance of the Day of the Dead. The exhibit’s centerpiece is a traditional ofrenda, an altar with food and beverage offerings, flowers, sugar skulls, and photos of deceased family members. The colorful exhibit features a children’s ofrenda, and a photo essay illustrating the celebration in San Miguel Allende. It also includes information on the celebration’s history and its unique skeleton-themed folk art. The exhibit presents text in English and Spanish. Admission is free.

Additional Information

Resonance: Musical Instruments in the African Diaspora (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

To the musician, a resonant object is an instrument that picks up on the right frequencies and produces the most melodious sound. To the museum-goer, a resonant object is an artifact that can evoke complex worlds of culture and history. This exhibit explores how these two definitions fit together in a display of African musical instruments. Admission is free.

Additional Information

Zumba (Health/Exercise)
Time: 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Location: 456 Knollwood Street

Fun Zumba class! Love to dance?Love Beach music? Love to burn 800 to 1000 calories? Come join us! Shimmie w Jimmy!!! $2 plus canned good for 2nd Harvest Food Bank!!!!Free smoothie 1st visit!

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Incredible Journeys: The Life Histories of Museum Objects (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Wake Forest first-year students in museum studies curated this exhibit exploring the “object biographies” of intriguing specimens in MOA’s collections. The exhibit traces objects from their original use through the missionaries, traders, soldiers, and doctors that acquired them, the connoisseurs that collected them, and finally how anthropologists (and the Museum) might use them. The exhibit showcases the range of the MOA’s collections and the diverse trajectories objects can have. Admission is free.

Additional Information

Visions of Home: A Celebration of Gullah Art & Culture (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Home has personal significance and meaning. Home may be a place, landscape, object, journey, or relationship. Through contemporary art and ethnographic artifacts, home is envisioned as a patchwork of places, histories, and identities by the Gullah people of the southeastern Atlantic coast. This exhibit features original works on this theme by Sea Islands artists from the Red Piano Too Gallery, as well as works by Wake Forest University Professor Katharine Ziff, and objects from the Museum of Anthropology's collection. Admission is free.

Additional Information

Life After Death: The Day of the Dead in Mexico (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

The MOA’s annual exhibit celebrates the unique Mexican observance of the Day of the Dead. The exhibit’s centerpiece is a traditional ofrenda, an altar with food and beverage offerings, flowers, sugar skulls, and photos of deceased family members. The colorful exhibit features a children’s ofrenda, and a photo essay illustrating the celebration in San Miguel Allende. It also includes information on the celebration’s history and its unique skeleton-themed folk art. The exhibit presents text in English and Spanish. Admission is free.

Additional Information

Resonance: Musical Instruments in the African Diaspora (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

To the musician, a resonant object is an instrument that picks up on the right frequencies and produces the most melodious sound. To the museum-goer, a resonant object is an artifact that can evoke complex worlds of culture and history. This exhibit explores how these two definitions fit together in a display of African musical instruments. Admission is free.

Additional Information

Thursday, October 13, 2016

Incredible Journeys: The Life Histories of Museum Objects (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Wake Forest first-year students in museum studies curated this exhibit exploring the “object biographies” of intriguing specimens in MOA’s collections. The exhibit traces objects from their original use through the missionaries, traders, soldiers, and doctors that acquired them, the connoisseurs that collected them, and finally how anthropologists (and the Museum) might use them. The exhibit showcases the range of the MOA’s collections and the diverse trajectories objects can have. Admission is free.

Additional Information

Visions of Home: A Celebration of Gullah Art & Culture (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Home has personal significance and meaning. Home may be a place, landscape, object, journey, or relationship. Through contemporary art and ethnographic artifacts, home is envisioned as a patchwork of places, histories, and identities by the Gullah people of the southeastern Atlantic coast. This exhibit features original works on this theme by Sea Islands artists from the Red Piano Too Gallery, as well as works by Wake Forest University Professor Katharine Ziff, and objects from the Museum of Anthropology's collection. Admission is free.

Additional Information

Life After Death: The Day of the Dead in Mexico (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

The MOA’s annual exhibit celebrates the unique Mexican observance of the Day of the Dead. The exhibit’s centerpiece is a traditional ofrenda, an altar with food and beverage offerings, flowers, sugar skulls, and photos of deceased family members. The colorful exhibit features a children’s ofrenda, and a photo essay illustrating the celebration in San Miguel Allende. It also includes information on the celebration’s history and its unique skeleton-themed folk art. The exhibit presents text in English and Spanish. Admission is free.

Additional Information

Resonance: Musical Instruments in the African Diaspora (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

To the musician, a resonant object is an instrument that picks up on the right frequencies and produces the most melodious sound. To the museum-goer, a resonant object is an artifact that can evoke complex worlds of culture and history. This exhibit explores how these two definitions fit together in a display of African musical instruments. Admission is free.

Additional Information

Friday, October 14, 2016

Incredible Journeys: The Life Histories of Museum Objects (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Wake Forest first-year students in museum studies curated this exhibit exploring the “object biographies” of intriguing specimens in MOA’s collections. The exhibit traces objects from their original use through the missionaries, traders, soldiers, and doctors that acquired them, the connoisseurs that collected them, and finally how anthropologists (and the Museum) might use them. The exhibit showcases the range of the MOA’s collections and the diverse trajectories objects can have. Admission is free.

Additional Information

Visions of Home: A Celebration of Gullah Art & Culture (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Home has personal significance and meaning. Home may be a place, landscape, object, journey, or relationship. Through contemporary art and ethnographic artifacts, home is envisioned as a patchwork of places, histories, and identities by the Gullah people of the southeastern Atlantic coast. This exhibit features original works on this theme by Sea Islands artists from the Red Piano Too Gallery, as well as works by Wake Forest University Professor Katharine Ziff, and objects from the Museum of Anthropology's collection. Admission is free.

Additional Information

Life After Death: The Day of the Dead in Mexico (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

The MOA’s annual exhibit celebrates the unique Mexican observance of the Day of the Dead. The exhibit’s centerpiece is a traditional ofrenda, an altar with food and beverage offerings, flowers, sugar skulls, and photos of deceased family members. The colorful exhibit features a children’s ofrenda, and a photo essay illustrating the celebration in San Miguel Allende. It also includes information on the celebration’s history and its unique skeleton-themed folk art. The exhibit presents text in English and Spanish. Admission is free.

Additional Information

Resonance: Musical Instruments in the African Diaspora (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

To the musician, a resonant object is an instrument that picks up on the right frequencies and produces the most melodious sound. To the museum-goer, a resonant object is an artifact that can evoke complex worlds of culture and history. This exhibit explores how these two definitions fit together in a display of African musical instruments. Admission is free.

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PLC Land Jam 2016 with Ricky Skaggs and Kentucky Thunder (Music)
Time: 8:00 PM to 11:00 PM
Location: Carolina Theatre

Piedmont Land Conservancy is proud to present the 8th annual PLC LandJam concert to benefit land conservation across the Piedmont of North Carolina at the Carolina Theatre in Greensboro on Friday, October 14th. This year's main act is Ricky Skaggs and Kentucky Thunder along with Jon Stickley Trio!

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Saturday, October 15, 2016

Incredible Journeys: The Life Histories of Museum Objects (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Wake Forest first-year students in museum studies curated this exhibit exploring the “object biographies” of intriguing specimens in MOA’s collections. The exhibit traces objects from their original use through the missionaries, traders, soldiers, and doctors that acquired them, the connoisseurs that collected them, and finally how anthropologists (and the Museum) might use them. The exhibit showcases the range of the MOA’s collections and the diverse trajectories objects can have. Admission is free.

Additional Information

Visions of Home: A Celebration of Gullah Art & Culture (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Home has personal significance and meaning. Home may be a place, landscape, object, journey, or relationship. Through contemporary art and ethnographic artifacts, home is envisioned as a patchwork of places, histories, and identities by the Gullah people of the southeastern Atlantic coast. This exhibit features original works on this theme by Sea Islands artists from the Red Piano Too Gallery, as well as works by Wake Forest University Professor Katharine Ziff, and objects from the Museum of Anthropology's collection. Admission is free.

Additional Information

Life After Death: The Day of the Dead in Mexico (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

The MOA’s annual exhibit celebrates the unique Mexican observance of the Day of the Dead. The exhibit’s centerpiece is a traditional ofrenda, an altar with food and beverage offerings, flowers, sugar skulls, and photos of deceased family members. The colorful exhibit features a children’s ofrenda, and a photo essay illustrating the celebration in San Miguel Allende. It also includes information on the celebration’s history and its unique skeleton-themed folk art. The exhibit presents text in English and Spanish. Admission is free.

Additional Information

Resonance: Musical Instruments in the African Diaspora (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

To the musician, a resonant object is an instrument that picks up on the right frequencies and produces the most melodious sound. To the museum-goer, a resonant object is an artifact that can evoke complex worlds of culture and history. This exhibit explores how these two definitions fit together in a display of African musical instruments. Admission is free.

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Sunday, October 16, 2016

Fall Festival & Bazaar (Festival)
Time: 4:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Location: Farmington United Methodist Church

Please join us for a chicken stew, hot dogs, hayride, pumpkin patch, cake walk, bingo, games for kids, live music, local vendors and more. The evening will conclude with the showing of a kid-friendly movie.

Monday, October 17, 2016

Malian Music & American Jazz (Museums)
Time: 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

4:00pm – 6:00pm Open House6:00pm LectureJoin us from 4-6pm for an open house with the Malian musicians of the Cradle of Jazz project. Kokanko Sata Doumbia, Lamine Soumano, and Assaba Dramé will be available, along with interpreter Assigué Dolo, to demonstrate the range of their musical instruments and answer visitors’ questions.At 6pm, Dr. Karen Chandler, director of the Arts Management program at the College of Charleston, will deliver a lecture on the history of jazz music in America and its African connections. Both events are free and open to the public.

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Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Incredible Journeys: The Life Histories of Museum Objects (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Wake Forest first-year students in museum studies curated this exhibit exploring the “object biographies” of intriguing specimens in MOA’s collections. The exhibit traces objects from their original use through the missionaries, traders, soldiers, and doctors that acquired them, the connoisseurs that collected them, and finally how anthropologists (and the Museum) might use them. The exhibit showcases the range of the MOA’s collections and the diverse trajectories objects can have. Admission is free.

Additional Information

Visions of Home: A Celebration of Gullah Art & Culture (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Home has personal significance and meaning. Home may be a place, landscape, object, journey, or relationship. Through contemporary art and ethnographic artifacts, home is envisioned as a patchwork of places, histories, and identities by the Gullah people of the southeastern Atlantic coast. This exhibit features original works on this theme by Sea Islands artists from the Red Piano Too Gallery, as well as works by Wake Forest University Professor Katharine Ziff, and objects from the Museum of Anthropology's collection. Admission is free.

Additional Information

Life After Death: The Day of the Dead in Mexico (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

The MOA’s annual exhibit celebrates the unique Mexican observance of the Day of the Dead. The exhibit’s centerpiece is a traditional ofrenda, an altar with food and beverage offerings, flowers, sugar skulls, and photos of deceased family members. The colorful exhibit features a children’s ofrenda, and a photo essay illustrating the celebration in San Miguel Allende. It also includes information on the celebration’s history and its unique skeleton-themed folk art. The exhibit presents text in English and Spanish. Admission is free.

Additional Information

Resonance: Musical Instruments in the African Diaspora (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

To the musician, a resonant object is an instrument that picks up on the right frequencies and produces the most melodious sound. To the museum-goer, a resonant object is an artifact that can evoke complex worlds of culture and history. This exhibit explores how these two definitions fit together in a display of African musical instruments. Admission is free.

Additional Information

Zumba (Health/Exercise)
Time: 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Location: 456 Knollwood Street

Fun Zumba class! Love to dance?Love Beach music? Love to burn 800 to 1000 calories? Come join us! Shimmie w Jimmy!!! $2 plus canned good for 2nd Harvest Food Bank!!!!Free smoothie 1st visit!

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Incredible Journeys: The Life Histories of Museum Objects (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Wake Forest first-year students in museum studies curated this exhibit exploring the “object biographies” of intriguing specimens in MOA’s collections. The exhibit traces objects from their original use through the missionaries, traders, soldiers, and doctors that acquired them, the connoisseurs that collected them, and finally how anthropologists (and the Museum) might use them. The exhibit showcases the range of the MOA’s collections and the diverse trajectories objects can have. Admission is free.

Additional Information

Visions of Home: A Celebration of Gullah Art & Culture (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Home has personal significance and meaning. Home may be a place, landscape, object, journey, or relationship. Through contemporary art and ethnographic artifacts, home is envisioned as a patchwork of places, histories, and identities by the Gullah people of the southeastern Atlantic coast. This exhibit features original works on this theme by Sea Islands artists from the Red Piano Too Gallery, as well as works by Wake Forest University Professor Katharine Ziff, and objects from the Museum of Anthropology's collection. Admission is free.

Additional Information

Life After Death: The Day of the Dead in Mexico (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

The MOA’s annual exhibit celebrates the unique Mexican observance of the Day of the Dead. The exhibit’s centerpiece is a traditional ofrenda, an altar with food and beverage offerings, flowers, sugar skulls, and photos of deceased family members. The colorful exhibit features a children’s ofrenda, and a photo essay illustrating the celebration in San Miguel Allende. It also includes information on the celebration’s history and its unique skeleton-themed folk art. The exhibit presents text in English and Spanish. Admission is free.

Additional Information

Resonance: Musical Instruments in the African Diaspora (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

To the musician, a resonant object is an instrument that picks up on the right frequencies and produces the most melodious sound. To the museum-goer, a resonant object is an artifact that can evoke complex worlds of culture and history. This exhibit explores how these two definitions fit together in a display of African musical instruments. Admission is free.

Additional Information

Thursday, October 20, 2016

Incredible Journeys: The Life Histories of Museum Objects (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Wake Forest first-year students in museum studies curated this exhibit exploring the “object biographies” of intriguing specimens in MOA’s collections. The exhibit traces objects from their original use through the missionaries, traders, soldiers, and doctors that acquired them, the connoisseurs that collected them, and finally how anthropologists (and the Museum) might use them. The exhibit showcases the range of the MOA’s collections and the diverse trajectories objects can have. Admission is free.

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Visions of Home: A Celebration of Gullah Art & Culture (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Home has personal significance and meaning. Home may be a place, landscape, object, journey, or relationship. Through contemporary art and ethnographic artifacts, home is envisioned as a patchwork of places, histories, and identities by the Gullah people of the southeastern Atlantic coast. This exhibit features original works on this theme by Sea Islands artists from the Red Piano Too Gallery, as well as works by Wake Forest University Professor Katharine Ziff, and objects from the Museum of Anthropology's collection. Admission is free.

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Life After Death: The Day of the Dead in Mexico (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

The MOA’s annual exhibit celebrates the unique Mexican observance of the Day of the Dead. The exhibit’s centerpiece is a traditional ofrenda, an altar with food and beverage offerings, flowers, sugar skulls, and photos of deceased family members. The colorful exhibit features a children’s ofrenda, and a photo essay illustrating the celebration in San Miguel Allende. It also includes information on the celebration’s history and its unique skeleton-themed folk art. The exhibit presents text in English and Spanish. Admission is free.

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Resonance: Musical Instruments in the African Diaspora (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

To the musician, a resonant object is an instrument that picks up on the right frequencies and produces the most melodious sound. To the museum-goer, a resonant object is an artifact that can evoke complex worlds of culture and history. This exhibit explores how these two definitions fit together in a display of African musical instruments. Admission is free.

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Friday, October 21, 2016

Incredible Journeys: The Life Histories of Museum Objects (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Wake Forest first-year students in museum studies curated this exhibit exploring the “object biographies” of intriguing specimens in MOA’s collections. The exhibit traces objects from their original use through the missionaries, traders, soldiers, and doctors that acquired them, the connoisseurs that collected them, and finally how anthropologists (and the Museum) might use them. The exhibit showcases the range of the MOA’s collections and the diverse trajectories objects can have. Admission is free.

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Visions of Home: A Celebration of Gullah Art & Culture (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Home has personal significance and meaning. Home may be a place, landscape, object, journey, or relationship. Through contemporary art and ethnographic artifacts, home is envisioned as a patchwork of places, histories, and identities by the Gullah people of the southeastern Atlantic coast. This exhibit features original works on this theme by Sea Islands artists from the Red Piano Too Gallery, as well as works by Wake Forest University Professor Katharine Ziff, and objects from the Museum of Anthropology's collection. Admission is free.

Additional Information

Life After Death: The Day of the Dead in Mexico (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

The MOA’s annual exhibit celebrates the unique Mexican observance of the Day of the Dead. The exhibit’s centerpiece is a traditional ofrenda, an altar with food and beverage offerings, flowers, sugar skulls, and photos of deceased family members. The colorful exhibit features a children’s ofrenda, and a photo essay illustrating the celebration in San Miguel Allende. It also includes information on the celebration’s history and its unique skeleton-themed folk art. The exhibit presents text in English and Spanish. Admission is free.

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Resonance: Musical Instruments in the African Diaspora (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

To the musician, a resonant object is an instrument that picks up on the right frequencies and produces the most melodious sound. To the museum-goer, a resonant object is an artifact that can evoke complex worlds of culture and history. This exhibit explores how these two definitions fit together in a display of African musical instruments. Admission is free.

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Saturday, October 22, 2016

The Fall Art Fest at The Coffee Mill (Festival)
Time: 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Location: Lewisville, NC

On Saturday, October 22th from 9-3, artisans of local craft guilds will hold a Fall Art Fest at The Coffee Mill in Lewisville (6275 Shallowford Road). Crafts include turned wood bowls from local trees, framed photographs of local sights, and one-of a kind pottery along with handcrafted jewelry, handbags, and scarves. Besides affordable crafts, there will be pet adoption through Animal Hospital of Lewisville. Food provided by The Coffee Mill and the Vienna Civic Club. Barbecue chicken is on the menu.

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Visions of Home: A Celebration of Gullah Art & Culture (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Home has personal significance and meaning. Home may be a place, landscape, object, journey, or relationship. Through contemporary art and ethnographic artifacts, home is envisioned as a patchwork of places, histories, and identities by the Gullah people of the southeastern Atlantic coast. This exhibit features original works on this theme by Sea Islands artists from the Red Piano Too Gallery, as well as works by Wake Forest University Professor Katharine Ziff, and objects from the Museum of Anthropology's collection. Admission is free.

Additional Information

Life After Death: The Day of the Dead in Mexico (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

The MOA’s annual exhibit celebrates the unique Mexican observance of the Day of the Dead. The exhibit’s centerpiece is a traditional ofrenda, an altar with food and beverage offerings, flowers, sugar skulls, and photos of deceased family members. The colorful exhibit features a children’s ofrenda, and a photo essay illustrating the celebration in San Miguel Allende. It also includes information on the celebration’s history and its unique skeleton-themed folk art. The exhibit presents text in English and Spanish. Admission is free.

Additional Information

Resonance: Musical Instruments in the African Diaspora (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

To the musician, a resonant object is an instrument that picks up on the right frequencies and produces the most melodious sound. To the museum-goer, a resonant object is an artifact that can evoke complex worlds of culture and history. This exhibit explores how these two definitions fit together in a display of African musical instruments. Admission is free.

Additional Information

Incredible Journeys: The Life Histories of Museum Objects (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Wake Forest first-year students in museum studies curated this exhibit exploring the “object biographies” of intriguing specimens in MOA’s collections. The exhibit traces objects from their original use through the missionaries, traders, soldiers, and doctors that acquired them, the connoisseurs that collected them, and finally how anthropologists (and the Museum) might use them. The exhibit showcases the range of the MOA’s collections and the diverse trajectories objects can have. Admission is free.

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Colfax Persimmon Festival (Festival)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Location: Oak Ridge NC

Persimmons and traditional farming are celebrated at this ninth annual event on the Colfax/Oak Ridge border. $10 adults, $2 ages 6-11, 5 and under, free. Live music, persimmon products, food, drink, arts & crafts, history, antique vehicles and more.

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Day of the Dead Open House (Family Fun)
Time: 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Celebrate the Day of the Dead with crafts, activities, and food related to this unique holiday at this all-ages event. Admission is free.

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Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Incredible Journeys: The Life Histories of Museum Objects (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Wake Forest first-year students in museum studies curated this exhibit exploring the “object biographies” of intriguing specimens in MOA’s collections. The exhibit traces objects from their original use through the missionaries, traders, soldiers, and doctors that acquired them, the connoisseurs that collected them, and finally how anthropologists (and the Museum) might use them. The exhibit showcases the range of the MOA’s collections and the diverse trajectories objects can have. Admission is free.

Additional Information

Visions of Home: A Celebration of Gullah Art & Culture (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Home has personal significance and meaning. Home may be a place, landscape, object, journey, or relationship. Through contemporary art and ethnographic artifacts, home is envisioned as a patchwork of places, histories, and identities by the Gullah people of the southeastern Atlantic coast. This exhibit features original works on this theme by Sea Islands artists from the Red Piano Too Gallery, as well as works by Wake Forest University Professor Katharine Ziff, and objects from the Museum of Anthropology's collection. Admission is free.

Additional Information

Life After Death: The Day of the Dead in Mexico (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

The MOA’s annual exhibit celebrates the unique Mexican observance of the Day of the Dead. The exhibit’s centerpiece is a traditional ofrenda, an altar with food and beverage offerings, flowers, sugar skulls, and photos of deceased family members. The colorful exhibit features a children’s ofrenda, and a photo essay illustrating the celebration in San Miguel Allende. It also includes information on the celebration’s history and its unique skeleton-themed folk art. The exhibit presents text in English and Spanish. Admission is free.

Additional Information

Resonance: Musical Instruments in the African Diaspora (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

To the musician, a resonant object is an instrument that picks up on the right frequencies and produces the most melodious sound. To the museum-goer, a resonant object is an artifact that can evoke complex worlds of culture and history. This exhibit explores how these two definitions fit together in a display of African musical instruments. Admission is free.

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Zumba (Health/Exercise)
Time: 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Location: 456 Knollwood Street

Fun Zumba class! Love to dance?Love Beach music? Love to burn 800 to 1000 calories? Come join us! Shimmie w Jimmy!!! $2 plus canned good for 2nd Harvest Food Bank!!!!Free smoothie 1st visit!

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Incredible Journeys: The Life Histories of Museum Objects (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Wake Forest first-year students in museum studies curated this exhibit exploring the “object biographies” of intriguing specimens in MOA’s collections. The exhibit traces objects from their original use through the missionaries, traders, soldiers, and doctors that acquired them, the connoisseurs that collected them, and finally how anthropologists (and the Museum) might use them. The exhibit showcases the range of the MOA’s collections and the diverse trajectories objects can have. Admission is free.

Additional Information

Visions of Home: A Celebration of Gullah Art & Culture (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Home has personal significance and meaning. Home may be a place, landscape, object, journey, or relationship. Through contemporary art and ethnographic artifacts, home is envisioned as a patchwork of places, histories, and identities by the Gullah people of the southeastern Atlantic coast. This exhibit features original works on this theme by Sea Islands artists from the Red Piano Too Gallery, as well as works by Wake Forest University Professor Katharine Ziff, and objects from the Museum of Anthropology's collection. Admission is free.

Additional Information

Life After Death: The Day of the Dead in Mexico (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

The MOA’s annual exhibit celebrates the unique Mexican observance of the Day of the Dead. The exhibit’s centerpiece is a traditional ofrenda, an altar with food and beverage offerings, flowers, sugar skulls, and photos of deceased family members. The colorful exhibit features a children’s ofrenda, and a photo essay illustrating the celebration in San Miguel Allende. It also includes information on the celebration’s history and its unique skeleton-themed folk art. The exhibit presents text in English and Spanish. Admission is free.

Additional Information

Resonance: Musical Instruments in the African Diaspora (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

To the musician, a resonant object is an instrument that picks up on the right frequencies and produces the most melodious sound. To the museum-goer, a resonant object is an artifact that can evoke complex worlds of culture and history. This exhibit explores how these two definitions fit together in a display of African musical instruments. Admission is free.

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Thursday, October 27, 2016

Incredible Journeys: The Life Histories of Museum Objects (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Wake Forest first-year students in museum studies curated this exhibit exploring the “object biographies” of intriguing specimens in MOA’s collections. The exhibit traces objects from their original use through the missionaries, traders, soldiers, and doctors that acquired them, the connoisseurs that collected them, and finally how anthropologists (and the Museum) might use them. The exhibit showcases the range of the MOA’s collections and the diverse trajectories objects can have. Admission is free.

Additional Information

Visions of Home: A Celebration of Gullah Art & Culture (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Home has personal significance and meaning. Home may be a place, landscape, object, journey, or relationship. Through contemporary art and ethnographic artifacts, home is envisioned as a patchwork of places, histories, and identities by the Gullah people of the southeastern Atlantic coast. This exhibit features original works on this theme by Sea Islands artists from the Red Piano Too Gallery, as well as works by Wake Forest University Professor Katharine Ziff, and objects from the Museum of Anthropology's collection. Admission is free.

Additional Information

Life After Death: The Day of the Dead in Mexico (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

The MOA’s annual exhibit celebrates the unique Mexican observance of the Day of the Dead. The exhibit’s centerpiece is a traditional ofrenda, an altar with food and beverage offerings, flowers, sugar skulls, and photos of deceased family members. The colorful exhibit features a children’s ofrenda, and a photo essay illustrating the celebration in San Miguel Allende. It also includes information on the celebration’s history and its unique skeleton-themed folk art. The exhibit presents text in English and Spanish. Admission is free.

Additional Information

Resonance: Musical Instruments in the African Diaspora (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

To the musician, a resonant object is an instrument that picks up on the right frequencies and produces the most melodious sound. To the museum-goer, a resonant object is an artifact that can evoke complex worlds of culture and history. This exhibit explores how these two definitions fit together in a display of African musical instruments. Admission is free.

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Friday, October 28, 2016

Incredible Journeys: The Life Histories of Museum Objects (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Wake Forest first-year students in museum studies curated this exhibit exploring the “object biographies” of intriguing specimens in MOA’s collections. The exhibit traces objects from their original use through the missionaries, traders, soldiers, and doctors that acquired them, the connoisseurs that collected them, and finally how anthropologists (and the Museum) might use them. The exhibit showcases the range of the MOA’s collections and the diverse trajectories objects can have. Admission is free.

Additional Information

Visions of Home: A Celebration of Gullah Art & Culture (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Home has personal significance and meaning. Home may be a place, landscape, object, journey, or relationship. Through contemporary art and ethnographic artifacts, home is envisioned as a patchwork of places, histories, and identities by the Gullah people of the southeastern Atlantic coast. This exhibit features original works on this theme by Sea Islands artists from the Red Piano Too Gallery, as well as works by Wake Forest University Professor Katharine Ziff, and objects from the Museum of Anthropology's collection. Admission is free.

Additional Information

Life After Death: The Day of the Dead in Mexico (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

The MOA’s annual exhibit celebrates the unique Mexican observance of the Day of the Dead. The exhibit’s centerpiece is a traditional ofrenda, an altar with food and beverage offerings, flowers, sugar skulls, and photos of deceased family members. The colorful exhibit features a children’s ofrenda, and a photo essay illustrating the celebration in San Miguel Allende. It also includes information on the celebration’s history and its unique skeleton-themed folk art. The exhibit presents text in English and Spanish. Admission is free.

Additional Information

Resonance: Musical Instruments in the African Diaspora (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

To the musician, a resonant object is an instrument that picks up on the right frequencies and produces the most melodious sound. To the museum-goer, a resonant object is an artifact that can evoke complex worlds of culture and history. This exhibit explores how these two definitions fit together in a display of African musical instruments. Admission is free.

Additional Information

Saturday, October 29, 2016

Incredible Journeys: The Life Histories of Museum Objects (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Wake Forest first-year students in museum studies curated this exhibit exploring the “object biographies” of intriguing specimens in MOA’s collections. The exhibit traces objects from their original use through the missionaries, traders, soldiers, and doctors that acquired them, the connoisseurs that collected them, and finally how anthropologists (and the Museum) might use them. The exhibit showcases the range of the MOA’s collections and the diverse trajectories objects can have. Admission is free.

Additional Information

Visions of Home: A Celebration of Gullah Art & Culture (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Home has personal significance and meaning. Home may be a place, landscape, object, journey, or relationship. Through contemporary art and ethnographic artifacts, home is envisioned as a patchwork of places, histories, and identities by the Gullah people of the southeastern Atlantic coast. This exhibit features original works on this theme by Sea Islands artists from the Red Piano Too Gallery, as well as works by Wake Forest University Professor Katharine Ziff, and objects from the Museum of Anthropology's collection. Admission is free.

Additional Information

Life After Death: The Day of the Dead in Mexico (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

The MOA’s annual exhibit celebrates the unique Mexican observance of the Day of the Dead. The exhibit’s centerpiece is a traditional ofrenda, an altar with food and beverage offerings, flowers, sugar skulls, and photos of deceased family members. The colorful exhibit features a children’s ofrenda, and a photo essay illustrating the celebration in San Miguel Allende. It also includes information on the celebration’s history and its unique skeleton-themed folk art. The exhibit presents text in English and Spanish. Admission is free.

Additional Information

Resonance: Musical Instruments in the African Diaspora (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

To the musician, a resonant object is an instrument that picks up on the right frequencies and produces the most melodious sound. To the museum-goer, a resonant object is an artifact that can evoke complex worlds of culture and history. This exhibit explores how these two definitions fit together in a display of African musical instruments. Admission is free.

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