Of Coconut Armor, Beaded Moccasins, and Fish Skin Bags


November 8, 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm | 87 N Main St

Short Description: This Tuesday Tea presents a talk by Amy Margaris on the history of Oberlin College's museums and their collections' origins.

Extended Description: Did you know that Oberlin College used to house a natural history museum? Amy Margaris ‘96, Associate Professor of Anthropology and Chair of Archaeological Studies, will discuss the history of the old Oberlin College Museum and current efforts to revitalize its ethnographic holdings, including some items now housed in the Allen Memorial Art Museum, by reconnecting them with their original communities far and wide.

Announcement or Event: Event

Post Type: Presentation

Contact: elane@oberlin.edu | 440-775-8166 | https://amam.oberlin.edu

Sponsored by: Allen Memorial Art Museum

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