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Rice: A Story of Africa and the Americas Mini-Exhibit

Presented by Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology and Harvard Museums of Science and Culture at Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology, Cambridge MA

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Rice: A Story of Africa and the Americas Mini-Exhibit

Set within the Resetting the Table exhibition, this new mini-exhibit examines the legacy of rice cultivation in the Americas., including African knowledge, the Atlantic Slave Trade, and the Gullah Geechee.

Rice: A Story of Africa and the Americas examines the legacy of rice cultivation in the Americas. Set within the Resetting the Table exhibition, this new mini-exhibit explores the essential African knowledge systems required to establish what became a thriving industry, the horrific human toll the Atlantic Slave Trade took to maintain it, and the vibrant, enduring culture of the Gullah Geechee, descendants of enslaved Africans whose basket making and coastal subsistence traditions continue

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ADMISSION INFO

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LOCATION

Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology

11 Divinity Ave., Cambridge, MA 02138

ACCESSIBILITY INFO

    • Wheelchair Access

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Dates and Times

Thu, Aug 18, 2022

9:00 am at Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology

Fri, Aug 19, 2022

9:00 am at Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology

Sat, Aug 20, 2022

9:00 am at Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology

Sun, Aug 21, 2022

9:00 am at Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology

Mon, Aug 22, 2022

9:00 am at Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology

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