HYBRID COURSE: Art in Antiquity: An Introduction to Ancient Near Eastern Art and Archaeology (6 weeks)

Learn about works of art produced by the people of the ancient Near East, the 'cradle of civilization'.

Adult Continuing Education Courses

HYBRID COURSE: The History of Egyptology (8 weeks)

Explore the history of Egyptomania by tracing its origins in the ancient world to the modern scholars of today through readings, lectures, and discussions.

Adult Continuing Education Courses

Mummies Night

Mummify our simulated mummy, take a mummy tour, hear a mummy tale, and make mummy crafts at our annual family Halloween party!

Family Program

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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UChicago Student Programs

Immerse yourself in awe-inspring archaeological discoveries. Travel back in time in our serene museum space.

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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 Educator Programs

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

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Access Programs: Tours for Blind/Partially-Sighted Visitors

Visitors who are blind or have low vision are invited to engage in touchable moments of the ancient world in the Museum. Sighted companions are welcome to join.

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