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Rice: A Story of Africa and the Americas

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Tuesday, April 30, 2024 9am to 5pm

Rice: A Story of Africa and the Americas

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Tuesday, April 30, 2024 9am to 5pm

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Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology 11 Divinity Ave. Cambridge  Apr. 1 through Apr. 30 2024, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. This mini-exhibit examines the legacy of rice cultivation in the Americas. Set within the Resetting the Table exhibition, Rice 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 today. Gazette Classification: Diversity and Inclusion, Exhibitions Organization/Sponsor: Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology/Harvard Museums of Science & Culture Cost: See admission rates; Free with valid Harvard ID Ticket Web Link: peabody.harvard.edu… More info: peabody.harvard.edu…

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