Church and the ancestors: Sacred pirmats from Asmat, Papua, Indonesia, a new exhibition focusing on Papuan Christianity and its ritual material culture at MAA.
Helen A. Alderson (BA, BA hons, MA, PhD) is curator with responsibility for World Archaeology She has conducted archaeological and documentary research in museums and archives in Europe and Oceania, and has also been a part of archaeological field teams working…
Friday 25 October: 11:00am – 4:00pm
Saturday 26 October: 11:00am – 4:00pm
Sunday 27 October: 12:00pm – 4:00pm
Take part in the Day of the Dead celebrations by helping the Museum and the Mexican Society build an Altar.
Feast! In this life and the next
A new exhibition focusing on feasting in the Iron Age
16 May – 6 October 2019
A new Spotlight Gallery exhibition focusing on historic and contemporary picb’il textiles from MAA’s collections.
Lucie Carreau (PhD) is an art historian specialised in Pacific material culture, with a wider and strong interest in the history of collections and historical museum processes. Her role at MAA is to coordinate the move of the collections housed…
Asphodel has a background in history, with a focus on the Anglo-Saxons and Vikings, and experience in visitor services and educational programming within museums. She is visitor services deputy at MAA, assisting with the management of front of house…
Katrina (BSc, MA) has a background in Archaeology, Anthropology and Museum Studies. In her current role she is documenting, photographing and packing collections at MAA’s off-site stores, ready for the move to the new Centre of Material Culture. Katrina began…
Join us on 25 November for Museum Shop Sunday
Collecting Kun Opera in the Spotlight Gallery 16 October 2018 – 8 April 2019
Join us for a relaxed morning aimed at children with sensory sensitivities along with their families, siblings & carers on Monday 20 August between 10am – 12pm. We will be opening our museum at this time when we are normally…
Pacific Currents showcases MAA’s exceptional and wide-ranging Oceanic collections, which originate from throughout the Pacific and date from the late 18thcentury to the present day.
Melanie supports visitors and staff, and facilitates major research and networking projects at the Museum.Rob Law: Education and Outreach Assistant
Rob Law (BA MA PhD PGCE) has been a practicing artist, prehistoric pottery specialist and primary school teacher. He helps coordinate and deliver educational sessions and events for schools, families and groups in the museum and off-site.Dr Kat Szabó: Move Manager (Stores Move)
Katherine (Kat) Szabó (BA hons, PhD, FSA) has a background in archaeology and ethnoarchaeology and has worked primarily in the Asia-Pacific region. Her role at the Museum is to project-manage the move of around 250,000 objects from three off-site stores…