Across Time and Space

Visiting the Museum of Anthropology is like climbing into your grandmother’s attic and finding a hope chest that quickens the heart of a treasure seeker.

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Real-life Drama

Jerf and his lively band of students navigate tragic and comic moments to stage a Shakespeare play, all in 74 days.

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Q and A

Art Department alumni Meaghan Steele (’11) and Leigh Anne White (‘11), share insights with students about their experiences and art-related careers.

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The arts are naturally woven into the fabric of living and learning at Wake Forest — promoting intellectual curiosity, inclusivity and innovation. Each semester, students #WakeTheArts by engaging in academic classes, performing in theatre or music productions, participating in public art projects, bringing the arts to children at local schools, choosing to join arts-related extra-curricular activities and attending arts-related events.

From a concert promoting environmental conservation to a student art-buying trip to a play exploring important social issues, there are hundreds of opportunities each year to explore the world through a variety of lenses.

Recurring Events

  • Death at the Crossroads: A Dramatic Reading of Yoruba Art

    Museum of Anthropology

    Through 8/6/16

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  • Hina Matsuri: Doll's Day in Japan

    Museum of Anthropology

    Through 5/27/16

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  • Incredible Journeys: The Life Histories of Museum Objects

    Museum of Anthropology

    Through 2/11/17

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  • Musical Narratives of the Southwest Pacific Rim

    Museum of Anthropology

    Through 8/26/16

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