Tales of the Dead: From Bioarchaeology to Forensic Anthropology

This six-week course will examine the basic principles of analyzing human skeletal remains in both archaeological and modern forensic contexts.

Adult Continuing Education Course

Multisensory Tour

Visitors who are blind or have low vision are invited to experience touchable moments of the ancient world in the Museum.

Access Program

Archaeological Reconstruction Drawing Workshop

Spend a Saturday afternoon creating a unique technical drawing of an ancient Egyptian pottery sherd.

Adult Workshop

Epic Wednesday

Break your mid-week routine. Come for an evening social event at the Museum.

Evening Social Event

Introduction to Hieroglyphs Workshop | For Ages 9–12

Learn some basics of the Egyptian hieroglyphic writing system.

Family Workshop

Boy Scouts: Archaeology Merit Badge Workshop

Earn your archaeology Merit Badge at the Oriental Institute.

Family & Youth Programs

Travel Program | Wonders of Ancient Egypt

Oriental Institute trips are more than vacations. They’re journeys of a lifetime.

Travel Program

Lunchtime Gallery Talk

Explore the ancient world with a 45-minute gallery talk in the Museum.

Gallery Talks

The Oriental Institute offers a mix of events and activities, including gallery tours, travel programs, hands-on workshops for children and families, exclusive members' programs, lectures, and rigorous adult education courses. The Oriental Institute is dedicated to engaging visitors of all ages and backgrounds with ancient cultures and the arts.

Adult Continuing Education Courses & Programs

Explore the ancient world through our onsite and online program offerings.

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Family & Youth Programs

Investigate replicas of artifacts to solve the archaeological puzzle of our simulated dig site.

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K-12 Teacher Programs

Learn from our archaeologists and get hands-on with lesson planning in our workshops onsite and online.

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