Educators' Evenings

Mummies Educators' Evening

October 6, 2017

Join us on Friday, October 6 for an evening celebrating our latest temporary exhibition Mummies This is an opportunity for teachers to view the exhibition, hear from the curator, network with other educators, and gather resources on how to use the exhibit with their students. Participants will receive Educator Guides and related student activities, including an essay writing contest for students in grades 3-12.

For thousands of years, peoples around the world practiced mummification as a way of preserving and honoring their dead.

Mummies brings you face to face with some of these ancient individuals and reveals how scientists are using modern technology to glean stunning details about them and their cultures.

Discover when, how, and why ancient Egyptians and Peruvians were mummified and find out who they were in life. This show features an up-close look at rarely-exhibited mummies as well as interactive touch tables, rare artifacts, and cutting-edge imaging.

  • 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.: Reception
  • 5:00p.m. to 5:45 p.m.:  Curator Talk
  • 5:45 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.: Visit the Exhibition

Mummies was developed by The Field Museum, Chicago.

The Museum gratefully acknowledges the 
Richard and Karen LeFrak Exhibition and Education Fund.

Mummies is proudly supported by 

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