Topic: Haffenreffer Museum

On Feb. 20, “Transient Matter: Assemblages of Migration in the Mediterranean,” which includes a collection of objects left behind by migrants on the island of Levos in Greece, opened at the Haffenreffer Museum.

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New exhibit comes to Haffenreffer Museum of Anthropology

February 27, 2020 0 comments

A new exhibit, titled “Transient Matter: Assemblages of Migration in the Mediterranean,” opened at the Haffenreffer Museum of Anthropology Feb. 20.

The Haffenreffer Museum of Anthropology plans to move its collection to a new Providence location. Most of the collection is currently stored in Bristol on land that will soon be transferred into a land trust.

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Haffenreffer Museum begins complete inventory of one million objects

March 7, 2019 1 comment

The Haffenreffer Museum of Anthropology’s current Providence location within Manning Hall presently houses 99 objects — approximately 0.001 percent of its collection — and has no facilities for long-term storage.

Haffenreffer museum planned to move from Bristol to Providence

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Haffenreffer museum planned to move from Bristol to Providence

February 7, 2019 1 comment

The University plans to relocate the Haffenreffer Museum of Anthropology from Mount Hope in Bristol, Rhode Island — the site of a 2017 protest encampment by the Pokanoket Nation — to an unknown location in Providence, according to a Jan. 7 University press release. A timeline for the move does not yet exist.

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University representatives meet with Pokanoket encampment leaders in Bristol

August 24, 2017 2 comments

Several representatives of the University, including staff from the Haffenreffer Museum, visited the Pokanoket encampment in Bristol Tuesday morning