McClung Museum News

Lesson Inspires Students to Organize Human Trafficking Awareness Event

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.

McClung Museum Hosts Lecture and Guided Meditation

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.

McClung Museum Hosts Family Programs on Buddhist Art

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.

Archaeology Lecture Series Explores Roman Fort in Israel October 27

Gwyn Davies, an expert on Roman siege warfare, will discuss the Roman fort of Yotvata during a lecture on Tuesday, October 27. Davies, an associate professor of history at Florida International University, will speak at 7:30 p.m. in the auditorium of the McClung Museum.

UT to Host Brian Lee, a Lead Designer of the 3-D-Printed Energy-Sharing AMIE System

Brian Lee, design partner with the international architecture firm Skidmore, Owings and Merrill and a lead designer of the Additive Manufacturing and Integrated Energy system, a 3-D-printed energy-sharing house and vehicle, will present “Work—Innovation in Practice” at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday as part of the College of Architecture and Design’s Church Lecture Series.