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Dumbarton Oaks Internships

Interested in a career in the humanities? Come join us for a summer at Dumbarton Oaks. We offer paid opportunities to learn more about...

The Hidden Art of Installations at Dumbarton Oaks

Many of the objects in Dumbarton Oaks’ collection rest on mounts that seem almost to disappear from view completely. In this month’s video feature,...

Discover the Peruvian Amazon

Discover with Holly Morris what the peruvian Amazon has for you during her 3-day journey trough the jungle, from Yurimaguas to Iquitos before going...

How I built a jet suit | Richard Browning

We've all dreamed of flying -- but for Richard Browning, flight is an obsession. He's built an Iron Man-like suit that leans on an...

Machu Picchu, Cuzco, Peru 1950

Penn Museum This is some of the earliest color footage of Machu Picchu in Cuzco, Peru taken in June and July of 1950. 
The film...

The Institute of Andean Studies – 58th Annual Meeting in Berkeley,Ca

The Institute of Andean Studies invites you to our 58th Annual Meeting in Berkeley, California, this January 5-6, 2018 (Friday and Saturday). Everyone is...

Dr. John Rowe interview

Interviewee: John Rowe (University of California - Berkeley) Interviewer: Charles Wagley (University of Florida) Date: April 24, 1984 Video oral history of anthropologist John Rowe conducted by...

The Last Leonardo da Vinci – Salvator Mundi

Christie's / Published on Oct 10, 2017 Art critic, Alastair Sooke, investigates the fascinating rediscovery of Leonardo’s Salvator Mundi, one of fewer than 20 surviving...

Fragmentary Tales: Selections from the Lloys Cotsen “Textile Traces” Collection

Los Angeles County Museum of Art / Published on Oct 7, 2014 Visually and intellectually compelling, textile fragments hold clues and tell stories about...