Past Breasted Society Events...

Learning in History
Thursday, June 13, 2019
7 PM
Oriental Institute

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
7:30 PM
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.

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