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Join us every day at 1 pm in the galleries for The Daily Dig, a 15-minute exploration of an extraordinary artifact.

Sep

24

Guided Public Tours

Public Tour

Saturday | September 24th | 11:00 am ET


Sep

24

A tour guide leading a tour in the Mexico and Central America Galleries.

Global Guide Tour

Saturday | September 24th | 2:30 pm ET


Sep

25

Guided Public Tours

Public Tour

Sunday | September 25th | 11:00 am ET


Sep

25

Global Guide Tours

Global Guide Tour

Sunday | September 25th | 2:30 pm ET


Sep

27

Relief from a statue base of an incense burner, supported by the upper body of a humanoid figure and flanked by lions.
 Virtual Event

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Building Buddhism in Medieval China

Tuesday | September 27th | 7:00 pm ET


Sep

30

Global Guide Tours

Global Guide Tour

Friday | September 30th | 2:30 pm ET


October

Oct

6

Relief from a statue base of an incense burner, supported by the upper body of a humanoid figure and flanked by lions.
 Virtual Event

The Deep Dig

Building Buddhism in Medieval China

Thursday | October 6th | 6:30 pm ET


Oct

9

A woman with a mambabatok tattoo on her thigh.

Second Sunday Culture Film

The Modern Mambabatok

Sunday | October 9th | 2:00 pm ET


Oct

12

A man giving a tour outside Humayan’s Tomb.

Great Lecture

India and the World Heritage Convention at 50

Wednesday | October 12th | 6:00 pm ET


Oct

15

Map of Lenapehoking land.

The Archaeology of Lenapehoking

12,000 years of Lenape

Saturday | October 15th | 2:00 pm ET


Oct

15

Lectures

“If a crocodile has sex with her, she will die swiftly”

Dreams and Divination in Ancient Egypt

Saturday | October 15th | 3:30 pm ET


Oct

25

Depiction of a voyage found on a piece of ancient pottery.
 Virtual Event

Member Preview

Heroic Voyages

Tuesday | October 25th | 7:00 pm ET


Oct

29

Two people performing a dance.

CultureFest! Día de los Muertos

Saturday | October 29th | 10:00 am ET


November

Nov

2

This picture depicts the birth of Gautama Buddha, in a forest at Lumbini. The Buddha's mother is holding a branch of a tree for support during birth. In the picture also some gods and some servants of can be seen.

Great Lecture

The Birthplace of the Buddha and Other Failures

Wednesday | November 2nd | 6:00 pm ET


Nov

3

Depiction of a voyage found on a piece of ancient pottery.
 Virtual Event

The Deep Dig

Heroic Voyages

Thursday | November 3rd | 6:30 pm ET


Nov

5

A group of people walking through the woods at Abbott Farms in the fall.

Archaeology at Abbott Farm

Saturday | November 5th | 9:30 am ET


Nov

10

Lectures

Tecumseh and the Shadow of Thucydides

Thursday | November 10th | 5:00 pm ET


Nov

11

Adult Events

Golden Gala at the Penn Museum

Friday | November 11th | 6:30 pm ET


Nov

13

Mu in a boat, riding down the river.

Second Sunday Culture Film

Mu and the Vanishing World

Sunday | November 13th | 2:00 pm ET