Haffenreffer Museum of Anthropology

New Online Exhibit: Transient Matter

The Haffenreffer Museum is proud to introduce the new Online Exhibition of Transient Matter: Assemblages of Migration in the Mediterranean.

The exhibition opened in the Haffenreffer Museum of Anthropology’s gallery at Manning Hall on February 20th, 2020. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the exhibit space was closed to the public in mid-March. After adapting the content to a new digital format, the museum is excited to make the exhibit available virtually. 

Transient Matter "brings the realities, perils, and the humanity of migrations and border-crossings to the Haffenreffer Museum through an exhibition of things discarded by migrants who crossed the Aegean to reach Greece, artwork created by migrants in camps and detention centers once there, and photographs and videos produced by the curators… " 

Visit the Online Exhibit