Media Advisory: Museum of Anthropology continues to celebrate 50th anniversary

Who: The Museum of Anthropology (MOA) will continue to celebrate its 50th anniversary this fall. The anniversary date of the Museum’s opening was Monday, September 23, which was the first day of classes in 1963.

What: A Golden Anniversary Gala is planned to continue the 50th anniversary celebration of MOA. Patrons will enjoy a culinary tour of the world featuring heavy hors d’oeuvres relating to each of the museum’s exhibits, wine and beer. As the Gala is being held in conjunction with Wake Forest’s Homecoming & Reunion Weekend, alumni are welcome to come straight from the game.

Tickets are $30 each ($20 for MOA Friends). To purchase tickets, please contact Sara Cromwell, 336-758-5282,

When: Sat., Oct. 19, 6 to 8 p.m.

Where: The Wake Forest Museum of Anthropology

About Wake Forest University

Wake Forest University combines the best traditions of a small liberal arts college with the resources of a large research university. Founded in 1834, the school is located in Winston-Salem, N.C. The University’s graduate school of arts and sciences, divinity school, and nationally ranked schools of law, medicine and business enrich our intellectual environment. Learn more about Wake Forest University at


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