Calendar of Events




Thursday, September 15, 2016 4:00 PM             

Artist Talk
Contemporary Chinese artist Sin-Ying Ho discusses Chinese ceramic art and her work in the Earth, Life, & Fire exhibition.
Location: Museum
Price: free and open to all

Saturday, September 24, 2016, 1:00 - 3:30 PM    
Passport to People Family Program
Chinese Ceramics: Strap on your walking shoes and load up the camels; we're going to China! Join us for an exploration of China, past and present. Ever wonder why we call our dishes "China," what Chinese writing means, and how shadow puppets work? We'll explore the Earth, Fire, and Life exhibition, try Chinese calligraphy, put on shadow puppet shows, make paper lanterns and origami, and more. Come discover the wonders of China. Fun for all ages!
Location: Museum
Price: free and open to all

Wednesday, September 28, 2016             

Homecoming Collections Tour
Curator David Phillips will tour Archaeology, Curator Lea McChesney will tour Ethnology, and Archivist Diane Tyink will introduce recently processed archival collections. 277-1400 or 
Time: 11:00 - 12:30
Location: Museum
Price: free

Thursday & Friday, September 29 & 30     
XXX Jar Distinguished Lecture
Writing the History of an Ancient Civilization Without Writing: Reading the Inka Khipus as Primary Sources by Gary Urton, Dumbarton Oaks Professor of Precolumbian Studies, Harvard University.
Time: Thursday, Sept. 29, 7:30 pm
Location: Anthropology 163

Price: free and open to all

Specialized Seminar
Bean Counting in Tawantinsuyu: Accounting, Finance and Surveillance in the Inka Empire Dr. Urton, Harvard University.
Time: Friday, Sept. 30, 12 pm
Location: Anthropology 278

Price: free and open to all

Friday, September 30, 2016 6:00 - 7:30 PM             

Exhibit Celebration
Cross Currents: China Exports and the World Responds

Price: free and open to all