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Chaco Phenomenon installation

Throwback Thursday: Maxwell Museum Exhibitions –The Chaco Phenomenon

posted on: Monday, October 26, 2020 - 9:30am

In the nearly 50 years since the Maxwell Museum of Anthropology has been in its present location, the Museum has hosted approximately 150 temporary exhibitions. Over the next few weeks, we will look back at some... read more

Chamisal fish bone S. platorycnhus sp

Research Wednesday: Documenting Fish Use in Ancestral Pueblo Sites

posted on: Monday, October 26, 2020 - 9:15am

Archaeozoologists study faunal remains from archaeological sites to document ancient diets, environments, and subsistence practices. Relatively few Southwestern... read more

Early Acquisitions Jar

Throwback Thursday: Maxwell Museum Exhibitions – Early Acquisitions, Later Connections

posted on: Monday, October 19, 2020 - 7:45am

In the nearly 50 years since the Maxwell Museum of Anthropology has been in its present location, the Museum has hosted approximately 150 temporary exhibitions. Over the next few weeks, we will look back at some of them.

Since its creation as the UNM Museum of Anthropology, nearly 90 years ago, the Maxwell Museum has been building remarkable... read more

Hughte Book Cover

Throwback Thursday: Maxwell Museums Exhibitions

posted on: Monday, October 5, 2020 - 3:45pm

In the nearly 50 years since the Maxwell Museum of Anthropology has been in its present location, the Museum has hosted approximately 150 temporary exhibitions. Over the next few weeks, we will look back at some of them.

In the early 1990s, the Maxwell Museum partnered with the A:shiwi A:wan Museum and Heritage Center on the exhibition A Zuni Artist Looks at Frank Hamilton... read more