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Media Advisory: “Descendants of the Maya” exhibit opens at Museum of Anthropology

By Kim McGrath, 336-758-3209, mcgratka@wfu.edu and Sara Cromwell, 336-758-5282, cromwess@wfu.edu Office of Communications and External Relations

 The Wake Forest Museum of Anthropology’s new featured exhibit, “Descendants of the Maya: Photography by Dr. Morton W. Huber,” will open on Tuesday, June 4 and remain on display through August 30, 2013.

The exhibit focuses on 27 black-and-white photographs that depict Maya people, traditional craft activities, archaeological sites and colonial constructions in Guatemala during the 1960s. The artist also contributed textiles and other items he collected at the time to the exhibit.

Huber, a biochemist by training, is also an accomplished artist and photographer. His art and photography have been featured in three books and galleries in North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Maryland and Japan. He maintains an active studio in his High Point home.

The Museum of Anthropology is open Tuesday to Saturday, 10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.  Admission is free.

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