Past Breasted Society Events...
Learning in History
Thursday, June 13, 2019
Join Museum Chief Curator Jean Evans, Associate Professor Brian Muhs, and Associate Professor Susanne Paulus for a tour that explores the museum as Breasted’s teaching collection. Rarely seen objects used by students in the ancient Middle East will be on view. After a look at the past, Foy Scalf, head of the Research Archives, will provide a glance at contemporary research materials, followed by a private reception in Research Archives.
The Lure and Lore of Spices
Thursday, January 24, 2019
The Spice House
1512 N. Wells St, Chicago
Join us as we examine Middle Eastern spices and delve into the ancient spice trade with a talk that includes a hands on exploration.