Lowell D Holmes Museum of Anthropology

Lowell D Holmes Museum of Anthropology The Holmes Museum is a student-run museum at Wichita State University. Come see us in Neff Hall, just east of Rhatigan Student Center!!

The Lowell D. Holmes Museum of Anthropology is a student run, teaching museum located on the Wichita State University campus. The main gallery features the museum's Asmat collection, which is the third largest in the nation. Throughout the hallways of Neff Hall, there are also numerous student designed and built exhibitions that are regularly being changed out with new material.

05/23/2019

The museum will be open by appointment only during the summer. If you would like to make an appointment for a tour please contact 316-978-3195, 316-978-7068 or [email protected].

We celebrated Dr. David T. Hughes’s retirement today.
05/10/2019

We celebrated Dr. David T. Hughes’s retirement today.

How Museums Tidy Up | JSTOR Daily
05/06/2019
How Museums Tidy Up | JSTOR Daily

How Museums Tidy Up | JSTOR Daily

Deaccessioning old works can be a complicated and fraught process. But even museums have to spring-clean now and then.

Congratulations to Carissa Speck on passing her Master’s project defense and her awesome traveling exhibit about the E...
05/02/2019

Congratulations to Carissa Speck on passing her Master’s project defense and her awesome traveling exhibit about the Etzanoa archaeological site near Arkansas City Kansas. Carissa also earned a Museum Studies Certificate.

Reimagining Aleppo through Peace and Pain, opened today as well.
04/29/2019

Reimagining Aleppo through Peace and Pain, opened today as well.

Thanks to Gracie Tolley, Claire Weatherall and Lance Kokojan for helping with the exhibit opening today.
04/29/2019

Thanks to Gracie Tolley, Claire Weatherall and Lance Kokojan for helping with the exhibit opening today.

So proud of my class and their amazing exhibits.
04/29/2019

So proud of my class and their amazing exhibits.

Exhibits are starting to come together. Only one more week until the opening.
04/23/2019

Exhibits are starting to come together. Only one more week until the opening.

The public is invited to attend an Exhibits Opening at the Lowell D. Holmes Museum of Anthropology in Neff Hall at Wichi...
04/17/2019

The public is invited to attend an Exhibits Opening at the Lowell D. Holmes Museum of Anthropology in Neff Hall at Wichita State University. The exhibit "Journey around the World" is by the Spring 2019 Museum Exhibition class and the photo exhibit "Reimagining Aleppo through Peace and Pain" is created by Dr. Jens Kreinath and Rachelle Meinecke. The photo exhibit includes photos taken by Dr. Jens Kreinath on a visit to Aleppo Syria in 2010 in a time of peace. The photos contrast with world renowned photo journalist, Narsico Contreras's photos of the war and destruction of Aleppo in 2013-2016. Dr. Kreinath will be presenting a discussion about the exhibit at 5:00 in Room 117 in Neff Hall. The exhibit opening is free!

Photo exhibits are challenging especially when you have classroom doorways, fire extinguishers, fire alarms and other ob...
04/10/2019

Photo exhibits are challenging especially when you have classroom doorways, fire extinguishers, fire alarms and other obstacles.

Fall enrollment begins soon!
04/01/2019

Fall enrollment begins soon!

The public is invited to attend an Exhibits Opening at the Lowell D. Holmes Museum of Anthropology in Neff Hall at Wichi...
03/28/2019

The public is invited to attend an Exhibits Opening at the Lowell D. Holmes Museum of Anthropology in Neff Hall at Wichita State University. The exhibit "Journey around the World" is by the Spring 2019 Museum Exhibition class and the photo exhibit "Reimagining Aleppo through Peace and Pain" is created by Dr. Jens Kreinath and Rachelle Meinecke. The photo exhibit includes photos taken by Dr. Jens Kreinath on a visit to Aleppo Syria in 2010 in a time of peace. The photos contrast with world renowned photo journalist, Narsico Contreras's photos of the war and destruction of Aleppo in 2013-2016. Dr. Kreinath will be presenting a discussion about the exhibit at 5:00 in Room 117 in Neff Hall. The exhibit opening is free and refreshments will be served.

Painting exhibit cases today.
03/25/2019

Painting exhibit cases today.

Exciting new exhibits coming soon!
03/20/2019

Exciting new exhibits coming soon!

Deconstruction day in the gallery.
03/18/2019

Deconstruction day in the gallery.

Archaeology Lab Program
03/07/2019
Archaeology Lab Program

Archaeology Lab Program

Analyze artifacts such as pottery and stone tools in the Crow Canyon lab. Make discoveries about ancestral Pueblo Indian culture.

New exhibits coming soon.
03/05/2019

New exhibits coming soon.

03/04/2019

The Museum Exhibition class is visiting the museum and listening to curator of exhibits, Chuck Regier.

Asmat artifacts packed up and ready to go for my program today at the Mulvane Public Library.
02/25/2019

Asmat artifacts packed up and ready to go for my program today at the Mulvane Public Library.

Happy Anthropology Day!
02/21/2019

Happy Anthropology Day!

Happy Anthropology Day! Why did you fall in love with anthropology? #AnthroDay #AnthroLove

Gracie Tolley is preparing an Australian exhibit for the RSC!
02/05/2019

Gracie Tolley is preparing an Australian exhibit for the RSC!

01/23/2019
Gallery Director – Humboldt State University | Association of Academic Museums and Galleries

Gallery Director – Humboldt State University | Association of Academic Museums and Galleries

January 23, 2019 Gallery Director – Humboldt State University College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences: Department of Art Location: Arcata, CA Open Date: Jan 18, 2019 Closes: Wednesday, February 27, 2019 (Job #18-82) Administrative Analyst/Specialist I (AA/S I NE), Gallery Director, $3,288...

Museum/NAGPRA job!
01/22/2019
Job Opportunities | History Colorado

Museum/NAGPRA job!

Job Opportunities History Colorado is an Equal Opportunity employer and has both State of Colorado Classified job positions and Non-classified job positions. We also have internship and fellowship opportunities. For job opportunities at other State agencies throughout the state, visit the Colorado D...

01/22/2019

The Museum will be open today and the rest of this week from 1-5. We will be starting an exhibit project in the Jackman gallery this semester so please excuse the disarray.

Jobs
01/18/2019
Jobs

Jobs

Looking to join Crow Canyon's team? See all of our posted jobs and descriptions here.

Wichita State Department of Anthropology
01/16/2019

Wichita State Department of Anthropology

Join Anthropology Club!!!
***This club is open to all WSU students!***

Museums must confront the big issues
12/21/2018
Museums must confront the big issues

Museums must confront the big issues

In an era of deepening nationalism museums' ability to tell stories of hybridity and cosmopolitanism is vital

12/13/2018
Plains Indian Museum at the Buffalo Bill Center of the West

Plains Indian Museum at the Buffalo Bill Center of the West

Check out this Kiowa Dress Cape from the early 1900s with over 200 pairs of elk ivory. The piece has both loomed beadwork on the neck and two needle appliqué beadwork on the shoulders and waist. NA.202.81 😍 #elkteeth #Kiowa

Costume Society of America
12/06/2018
Costume Society of America

Costume Society of America

Congratulations to CSA member Denise Nicole Green, whose exhibition at the Cornell Costume and Textile Collection opens today! Check out this write-up of the exhibition, which features dress artifacts from many empowered women.

12/06/2018

The Pizza Hut Museum will be open from 12-4 during winter break. It will be closed December 24 and 25, Jan 1st and Jan 21st.

12/06/2018

The Museum will be closed on Friday December 7th so that students can take comprehensive exams and study for finals. The museum will be open finals week Dec. 10-14 from 1-5 and then it will be closed until January 22nd. If you would like to schedule an appointment for a tour during winter break you can contact director Rachelle Meinecke at [email protected] or 978-7068.

The Museum Methods class installed a new exhibit in the library today.
11/20/2018

The Museum Methods class installed a new exhibit in the library today.

Just love this little chipped mug with the bird perched on the handle.
11/13/2018

Just love this little chipped mug with the bird perched on the handle.

Job Opportunities at Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma
11/08/2018
Job Opportunities at Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma

Job Opportunities at Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma

My company has a lot of open positions! If you are interested, click this link. If you apply to a job, you will be treated as a referral from me.

The Pizza Hut Museum team presenting at the Kansas Museums Association Conference.
11/08/2018

The Pizza Hut Museum team presenting at the Kansas Museums Association Conference.

An "Infested pull-slip"  Oh the horrors!
10/30/2018

An "Infested pull-slip" Oh the horrors!

What will send you screaming from the stacks? Find out what ghastly archival object you will encounter on Halloween night!

10/26/2018

65 8th graders coming to tour the museum and anthropology department. What a way to start a Friday morning!

Address

1845 Fairmount Box 52
Wichita, KS
67208

Opening Hours

Monday 13:00 - 17:00
Tuesday 13:00 - 17:00
Wednesday 13:00 - 17:00
Thursday 13:00 - 17:00
Friday 13:00 - 17:00

Telephone

(316) 978-7071

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