Celebrate the delight of the coming Persian New Year — Nowruz!
Learn about the history of art conservation and how the discipline has evolved over time with Oriental Institute conservator Alison Whyte.
Adult Continuing Education Courses
Escape the cold, get a cup of Egyptian tea, and cozy up in the atmospheric Breasted Hall at the Oriental Institute for classic Egyptian films on Wednesday nights in January and February.
Visitors who are blind or have low vision are invited to experience touchable moments of the ancient world in the Museum.
A three-part workshop exploring the history, art, archaeology, and literature celebrating the culture of drinking from King Tut's tomb, Agamemnon's Mycenae, Plato's Athens, the Silk Road, and more.
In this 8-week online course, teachers learn and apply two well-researched learning models — understanding by design and a concept-based model — to engage in an archaeological inquiry of food and culture.
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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.
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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.Learn More