A researcher from the Cave Research Foundation will share his experiences documenting archaeological finds in the Cumberland Gap cave system during a talk on Tuesday, February 16.
McClung Museum News
Families are invited to enjoy free programming throughout the month of February at McClung Museum. Activities to highlight love around the world for Valentine’s Day and celebrate the work of an African American sculptor during Black History Month are planned.
The McClung Museum will host Maya: Lords of Time, an exhibition investigating the ancient Maya civilization’s fascination with time. The exhibit opens Saturday and runs through May 22. Maya: Lords of Time will explore the time-ordered universe through the Maya’s intricate calendar systems, and investigate how their history and culture followed a rhythm set by the motion of heavenly bodies.
The McClung Museum will host its sixth annual Civil War Lecture Series starting at 2:00 p.m. Sunday, January 24.
Families are invited to enjoy free programming throughout the month of January at the McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture.
Families are invited to enjoy free programming related to winter holidays around the world at UT’s McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture at UT, throughout the month of December.
A class discussion about an enslaved African prince in the 1600s has inspired a group of UT undergraduate students to help stop modern-day human trafficking. The inaugural Human Trafficking on Rocky Top event will be held at 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, November 17, in the Toyota Auditorium at the Baker Center. It is free and open to the public. Local experts will speak and an involvement fair will follow the presentation.
Anne Chapin, an art historian specializing in Aegean wall paintings, will discuss the variety of costumes worn in the Bronze Age during a lecture at UT on Thursday, November 12.
In conjunction with the current exhibit, Embodying Enlightenment: Buddhist Art of the Himalayas, the McClung Museum will host a lecture and a calm abiding meditation session at 2:00 p.m. Sunday, November 8.
Families are invited to enjoy free family programming on Buddhist art related to the current exhibition, Embodying Enlightenment: Buddhist Art of the Himalayas, throughout November at the McClung Museum.