The Day of the Dead (El Dia De Los Muertos)
October 30, 2013 – December 2, 2013
Come learn about the Mexican holiday, “The Day of the Dead” and see ALTARS to: Erk Russell, Marvin Pittman, Seattle the Eagle, and Sweetheart Circle’s Whale. Guests are invited to bring momentos of loved ones for inclusion on a special interactive altar!
Special thanks to all the sponsors: Department of History, GSU Museum, North American Studies Program, GSU Theater & Performance, CLASS, El Sombrero Mexican Restaurant, and the University Store.
Curated by Georgia Southern students from the History of Colonial Latin America (HIST 3537) class led by Dr. Anna Alexander
Life As A Dinosaur
May 21, 2013 – January 26, 2014
What was it like to start off life in a small egg and become the biggest animal ever to walk on land? What kind of adaptations let you conquer the Mesozoic? How are birds, the descendents of dinosaurs, like and unlike their ancestors? Explore these questions about dinosaurs and more in this fun, hands-on exhibit.
Curated by Dr. Michael D’Emic, Stony Brook University and Dr. Katy Smith, Georgia Southern Museum Curator of Paleontology
Archaeology of Camp Lawton
October 10, 2010 – still on display
Rediscover a unique chapter in Civil War history through the historical research and archaeological finds made by Georgia Southern University Department of Sociology and Anthropology students and faculty working at the site of the former Camp Lawton, a Confederate Prisoner of War camp located in nearby Jenkins County, Georgia.
Curated by the archaeology students of Georgia Southern University with the cooperation of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
For more exciting details on this important discovery, visit www.georgiasouthern.edu/camplawton.
For Press Release, October 5, 2010, click here
For Press Release, August 19, 2011, click here
For Press Release, October 5, 2012, click here
For Press Release, October 11, 2012, click here