Exhibits

Experience the DU Museum of Anthropology's latest exhibitions

The museum is proud to host events and exhibitions curated by students, faculty, staff, artists, community organizations and partners. Visitors can experience art exhibits in the main gallery, view collections on display around campus, browse our rotating displays and explore our virtual exhibits.

All DU Museum of Anthropology exhibits are free and open to the public. Explore our upcoming exhibits schedule below.

Current and Upcoming Exhibits

We are sorry, but due to concerns for the health of our community the gallery will remain closed until further notice.

Many of our collection items can be viewed digitally on our online collections database.

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Current Exhibit

Join us for our main exhibition on the ground floor of Sturm Hall, where our gallery showcases exhibits curated by students, faculty, staff, artists, community organizations and partners. The gallery is typically open Monday–Friday, 9 a.m.–4 p.m.

Virtual Exhibits

Student-created virtual exhibits are available to view online.

Collections

Home to more than 100,000 unique ethnographic and archaeological artifacts, DUMA’s collections include Southwestern pottery, African and Native American textiles, masks from around the world, and remarkably well-preserved yucca fiber and animal hide footwear from cave sites in Colorado.

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Submit an Exhibit Proposal

The Museum of Anthropology welcomes exhibit proposal ideas from students, faculty and community partners. Please fill out the form linked below.

Download the Submission Form

Virtual and Past Exhibits

Photo of the Snake Blakeslee Apishapa Canyon site.
Snake Blakeslee Apishapa Canyon Archaeological Site

First described in the 1930s by University of Denver archaeologist Etienne B. Renaud, the Snake Blakeslee Archaeological Site  was home to a Apishapa phase (1050–1450 CE) community. 

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EDP DUMA projection mapping project still.
Projection Mapping with Emergent Digital Practices

Students created projection mapping videos using specialized software to add dimension and movement to DUMA artifacts.

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