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The Deep Dig

Adult Classes

Grow your mind among Ivy League educators and industry professionals. Cultivate your curiosity about ancient history, exciting excavations, and cultural heritage connected to the Penn Museum's unparalleled collection and research. Each Deep Dig course consists of four live virtual classes led by Penn faculty and scholars, as well as other experts in the field, and includes access to digital readings, online archival research, and videos. No archaeology or anthropology background required; just bring your love for lifelong learning!

Deep Dig Events

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

The Deep Dig

Building Buddhism in Medieval China

Thursdays | October 6-October 27 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm ET

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

The Deep Dig

Heroic Voyages

Thursdays | November 3-December 1 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm ET


Learning and Community Engagement Department