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National Hispanic Heritage Month at the Maxwell: I. Weaving & Santero Traditions

posted on: Monday, September 19, 2022


To commemorate National Hispanic Heritage Month, and to express our support for Latina/Latino/Latinx/Latine/Hispanic/Nuevomexicano communities, the Maxwell Museum of Anthropology will be sharing relevant blog posts that highlight a few objects from our collection as well as past and upcoming exhibits/programs that reflect these cultures and that history.  We celebrate and... read more

Thanking our Student Museum Members

posted on: Friday, September 16, 2022

According to Merriam-Webster, a "member" is simply "one of the individuals composing a group." But at the Maxwell, we are on a mission to recognize our museum members – and, in particular, our student members – for what they truly are: the core building-blocks of our institution’s... read more

Maxwell Courtyard Concert Series

posted on: Wednesday, June 29, 2022


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Celebrating Pride Month at the Maxwell Museum of Anthropology: 4. Gender Transformations and a Buddhist image in the Maxwell Museum Collections

posted on: Friday, June 24, 2022

To commemorate pride month, and to express our support for the LGBTQ+ community, throughout the month, the Maxwell Museum of Anthropology will be posting relevant blog posts written by scholars and curators that tell related stories, as they are to be found embedded in our collections.

Histories, cultures and stories of the LGBTQ+ communities and historic antecedents are often... read more