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New Exhibit Featuring Anthropology Department

From monkeys and maps to fossils and folklore, the museum’s collections help University of Oregon scholars solve mysteries about our planet and our collective human experience.

Faculty Talks at the Museum:

1. El Nino, Canoes, and Currents: Ancient Seafaring in the Pacific

UO Archaeologist, Anthropology Professor, and MNCH associate director Scott Fitzpatrick

Thursday, March 15 at 3:00 pm

2. Hunting and Empire in Medieval West Africa

UO Archaeologist and Anthropology Professor Stephen Dueppen

Wednesday, April 11 at 3:00 pm

3. In the Eye of the Beholder: Symmetry and Attractiveness in Monkeys

UO Anthropologist, Anthropology Professor, Grand Primate Collection curator Frances White

Thursday, May 10th at 3:00 pm



Friday, March 2nd 5:00 – 7:00 pm 

A reception and sneak peek exclusively for MNCH members and their guests.


Saturday and Sunday, March 3rd & 4th 11:00 – 5:00 pm

Featuring scavenger hunts and other family-friendly activities from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm both days.