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Topic: Haffenreffer Museum of Anthropology

Haffenreffer Museum looks into origins of potentially looted Benin artifacts, may lead to repatriation

News, University News

Haffenreffer Museum looks into origins of potentially looted Benin artifacts, may lead to repatriation

June 8, 2021 1 comment

An Ukhurhe, a rattle staff used in ancestral ceremonies, is one of 15 objects crafted in Benin City, now southern Nigeria, that lie in the collections of the Haffenreffer Museum of Anthropology. 

Haffenreffer Museum receives $500,000 Mellon Grant

News, University News

Haffenreffer Museum receives $500,000 Mellon Grant

April 25, 2018 1 comment

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation recently granted the Haffenreffer Museum of Anthropology $500,000 to “rehouse, conserve and photograph our Native American and Indigenous collections,” according to Robert Preucel, director of the Haffenreffer Museum and professor of anthropology.

Haffenreffer combines entertainment, education

Arts & Culture

Haffenreffer combines entertainment, education

March 21, 2018 1 comment

While the Haffenreffer Museum of Anthropology stands at the edge of the Main Green, it remains relatively unexplored by most students.