Free Community Night – Penn Museum Open House – October 23, 2013

Free Community Night/Hollywood in the Amazon
Wednesday, October 23, 2013,  5:00 – 8:00 pm
Admission is free.
25660Find out more about what happens in the galleries – and behind the scenes – at this 125-year-old museum of archaeology and anthropology, where new research and discoveries continue to happen. Curators, keepers, and researchers share some of their projects. Docents offer gallery tours, and graduate students teach Egyptian hieroglyphics and Sumerian cuneiform mini-classes. Guests can also enjoy live performances of music and dance in the galleries. Additionally, in honor of Archives Month, the Museum Archives will be hosting tours of its new exhibit, “Hollywood in the Amazon,” as well as an open house and tours of the Archives, with select items on display. Staff will be on hand to talk about table-top displays featuring archival materials connected with the film, Matto Grosso, the Great Brazilian Wilderness (1931).

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