Epic Wednesday

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

Evening Social Event

Travel Program | Wonders of Ancient Egypt

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

Travel Program

Strolling Through History

A series of guided tours at the Museum for adults with babies under 18 months old in strollers

Adult/Family Program

Online Teacher Professional Development: Investigating Nutrition–The Advent of Agriculture in Mesopotamia

Take a leading role in archaeology education. Open to teachers, museum educators, and archaeologists. Get in-depth instruction of the new curriculum guide Project Archaeology: Investigating Nutrition.

Teacher Workshops

Lunchtime Traveler Series

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

Gallery Talks

Boy Scouts: Archaeology Merit Badge Workshop

Earn your archaeology Merit Badge at the Oriental Institute.

Family & Youth Programs

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 & 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.

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