Objects from the Intitute on Display

in Newcomb Art Museum


EMPIRE, an art installation by David Burns and Austin Young. April 13 to December 21, 2018.




Photography Exhibits


Panel and Photographs


Over the past few semesters, M.A.R.I. Interns have been working with our Archive and Publications Manager to display archival photographs in engaging and informational exhibits. These rotating photography exhibits can be found on the 3rd floor of Dinwiddie Hall!





Faces of the Maya

New Wave article & video




Preview the exhibit!


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9am - 4pm



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Discover the Life and Trials of One of M.A.R.I.'s Early Directors, Frans Bloom


Featured Artifact


A new publication reveals the life and work of Frans Blom, M.A.R.I.'s second director (1926-1940). Often viewed as one of the last great archaeologist-explorers of Mesoamerica, Blom conducted pioneering work at major sites, including Palenque, Tonina, Uxmal, and Uaxactun.


M.A.R.I. is offering a limited number of copies of this fascinating work. Order yours today!





Introducing a New Website Feature


Featured Artifact

Many of our student Interns and Volunteers are assisting with research on items found in the M.A.R.I. collections. In the process, they are discovering new favorites and creating educational material to introduce the general public to the collections!


Our new Featured Artifact section will periodically showcase their work. This month, we are highlighting a colorful object from Mexico and its associations to Day of the Dead celebrations!









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