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Two of Each: The Nippur Deluge Tablet and Noah's Flood

Grandfather Sun, Grandmother Moon: Wixarika Arts of Modern West Mexico

God Spoke the Earth: Stories of Genesis in Prints and Drawings

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In the News

AJC: Copy of Shakespeare’s rare First Folio heading to Carlos Museum in ’16 February 28, 2015 or Visit

Atlanta Parent: African Cosmos: Stellar Arts March 2, 2015 View/Download

Burnaway: Q&A: Curating Mildred Thompson February 10, 2015 or Visit

ArtsATL: Review: Carlos Museum's "Creating Matter" samples Mildred Thompson's imagery, thought January 28, 2015 or Visit

Emory News Center: New exhibit explores how stars shone on African art, rituals, stories January 28, 2015 or Visit

WABE: Looking Up: Carlos Unveils New Exhibit 'African Cosmos' February 3, 2015 or Visit

AJC: Art galleries open doors to those with mild memory loss February 6, 2015 or Visit

Non-profit Quarterly: Art Museums Curate Cognitive Experiences for Alzheimer’s Patients February 9, 2015 or Visit

Emory Wheel: New Curator Joins Carlos Museum January 27, 2015 or Visit

Emory Wheel: Carlos Museum ‘African Cosmos’ Exhibition a Success February 9, 2015 or Visit

WABE: Lois Reitzes on African Cosmos for WABE City Lights February 3, 2015 or Visit

Emory Report: Carlos Museum Spearheads Emory's Year of Creation September 22, 2014 View/Download

Atlanta Magazine: 3 must-see fall exhibits at Atlanta museums September 4, 2014 View/Download or Visit

Neighbor Newspapers: Bacchanal September 10, 2014 View/Download

The Atlantan: Bacchanal 21 September 19, 2014 View/Download or Visit

Emory News Center: Carlos Museum events explore stories of how the world was created September 2, 2014 or Visit Bacchanal September 11, 2014 or Visit

Emory News Center: With help from Emory scholars, Winged Victory returns to flight at the Louvre July 31, 2014 or Visit

AJC Metro: Children explore creativity June 19, 2014 View/Download

Mundo Hispanico: "Arte huichol ilumina museo Carlos" March 14, 2014 or Visit

The Atlanta Voice: "Romare Bearden at Emory" December 20, 2014 or Visit

WABE: "Impermanence -- Painting With sand at Emory March 28, 2014 or Visit

CNN: Indigenous art from west Mexico at Emory March 12, 2014 or Visit

Creative Loafing: "A Critic's Notebook: Former Atlanta Mayor Shirley Franklin sails the wine-dark sea" January 22, 2014 or Visit

WABE: "Live Reading of Odyssey Will Be Epic" January 24, 2014 or Visit

Emory News Center: 'Black Odyssey' focus of Carlos Museum's Romare Bearden exhibit December 12, 2013 or Visit

ATL Insider: "Focus on Homer: Romare Bearden's Exhibit at Carlos Museum" December 13, 2013 or Visit

The Atlanta Voice: "Romare Bearden at Emory" December 20, 2013 or Visit

AJC: "Romare Bearden captures universality themes in "Odyssey" December 16, 2013 or Visit

AJC: "Romare Bearden captures universal themes in the 'Odyssey'" December 17, 2013 View/Download

AJC: "Bearden show opens at Emory" December 12, 2013 View/Download "Review: Antichità, Teatro, Magnificenza: Renaissance and Baroque Images of Rome at Emory’s Carlos Museum" September 19, 2013 or Visit

Wall Street Journal: "When in Rome" August 23, 2013 View/Download

Southern Seasons Magazine: "Rare Views of Rome" August 2, 2013 View/Download

AJC: Emory exhibit recovers "lost Rome" August 23, 2013 View/Download

Khabar Magazine -- Ganesha and Rama: recent acquisitions at Emory's Carlos Museum June 7, 2013 View/Download

Atlanta Journal-Constitution: "Atlanta to host celebration of African culture in 2014" June 5, 2013 View/Download

KMT Spring 2013: A Modern Journal of Ancient Egypt February 25, 2013

Emory Report: Native American art highlight of gallery re-opening January 29, 2013 View/Download or Visit

Spirited Thinking, Emory Blog: "Ancient religious practice of shamanism was gender neutral." December 10, 2012 View/Download

Atlanta Journal-Constitution: "Carlos Museum expands Art of the Americas." December 16, 2012 View/Download

Atlanta Magazine: Holiday Gift Guide Membership. Decemer 2012 December 17, 2012 View/Download

Simply Buckhead | The International Issue September 20, 2012 View/Download

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution: "A bewitching look at ancient American art." September 15, 2012 View/Download

Emory in the World: "'For I Am the Black Jaguar.'" September 8, 2012 View/Download or Visit

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution: "Art can reach fading minds." April 18, 2012 View/Download

Southern Seasons Magazine: "'For I am the Black Jaguar: Shamanic Visionary Experience in Ancient American Art" September 8, 2012 View/Download

Emory Report: "Carlos Museum's 'Black Jaguar' exhibition explores visions, magic." August 28, 2012 or Visit

The Post: "‘For I am the Black Jaguar’ exhibit open at Carlos Museum."" September 12, 2012 or Visit

Access Atlanta: "Mandala: Sacred Circle in Tibetan Buddhism." January 30, 2012 View/Download or Visit

Emory Report: "Experience the shaman's vision through art at the Carlos Museum." September 12, 2012 or Visit

The Atlantan: "Veneralia 2012." May 31, 2012 or Visit

Emory Report: "Museum Moments brings art to patients with early memory loss, dementia." March 26, 2012 or Visit

Arts Critic ATL: "Review: Enlighten yourself at 'Mandala: Sacred Circle in Tibetan Buddhism' at Carlos Museum." January 30, 2012 View/Download or Visit

The Emory Wheel: "Mandalas Bring Serenity to the Carlos Museum." January 23, 2012 View/Download

Emory Report: "Mandala series embraces interdisciplinary arts." January 17, 2012 View/Download

The Atlantan: "Tibet Time." January 1, 2012 View/Download

The Atlantan: "Out of Africa." November 1, 2011 View/Download

Emory Report: "Art shows experience of shamanic trance." September 21, 2011 or Visit

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution: "Mesmerising Look at Egyptian Mummies." September 23, 2011 View/Download

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution: "Secrets from a Mummy." September 14, 2011 View/Download

KMT: A Modern Journal of Ancient Egypt. "Life and Death in the Pyramid Age: The Emory Old Kingdom Mummy" by Peter Lacovara. October 1, 2011 View/Download

Southern Seasons: Gallery Views. September 1, 2011 View/Download

Emory Report: Carlos Museum Exhibit Unveils Oldest Egyptian Mummy in Western Hemisphere. August 26, 2011 or Visit

The Best Colleges: The 50 Most Amazing College Campuses. July 13, 2012 View/Download or Visit

The Atlantan: "Scene: Festival of Beauty." May 1, 2011 View/Download

Arts Critic ATL: Review: Carlos permanent collection in "Divine Intervention," "Monsters, Demons & winged Beasts". April 3, 2011 View/Download Column by Sally F. White: "Veneralia to benefit Emory's Carlos Museum". March 30, 2011 View/Download

Access Atlanta: Art review: 'Monsters, Demons & Winged Beasts' and 'Divine Intervention'. March 18, 2011 View/Download

Southern Seasons Magazine: Ancient Beasts at Michael C. Carlos Museum March 1, 2011 View/Download

Creative Loafing Atlanta: Creature features at Fernbank and the Michael C. Carlos Museum. February 17, 2011 View/Download

MSNBC: The last crusade for Egypt's 'Indiana Jones'? February 15, 2011 View/Download

The Emory Wheel: Winged Beasts Descend on Carlos Museum. February 11, 2011 View/Download

Creative Loafing Atlanta: 5 Things Today. February 10, 2011 View/Download

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution:Emory to Display Egyptian Mummy. November 18, 2010 View/Download

The Anniston Star: What Religious Book Mentions Jesus More Than 100 Times? The Qur'an. November 18, 2010 View/Download

AJC: Carlos Museum traces Islamic Calligraphy. September 10, 2010 View/Download

The Emory Wheel: Prof. Newby Compares Three Major Religions. September 10, 2010 View/Download

Arts at Emory: Creativity and Arts Spotlight: Behind the Scenes: Emory Arts Staff. June 21, 2010 or Visit

Northside Neighbor: Annual Veneralia gala. April 4, 2010 View/Download

Southern Seasons Magazine: Veneralia. June 1, 2010 View/Download

The Atlantan: "Top Ten Calendar" and "Bollywood Night." May 1, 2010 View/Download

AJC: Exquisite jewelry from India shows pageantry. May 16, 2010 View/Download Carlos Museum's "When Gold Blossoms" explores artistry, meaning of Indian Jewelry. May 11, 2010 View/Download

AJC Blogs: 'Lightning Thief' author free book signing. April 27, 2010 View/Download

Emory Report: Mellon grants enhance scholarship. December 1, 2009 View/Download

Khabar: Carlos Museum's fundraiser gala captures splendor of Indian art and culture. April 1, 2010 View/Download

Emory Report: The art of adornment. March 29, 2010 View/Download

Northside Scene: Veneralia patron party. March 3, 2010 View/Download

Southern Seasons: Ornamental Opulence. April 1, 2010 View/Download Michael C. Carlos Museum opens a web site for armchair archaeologists. February 5, 2010 View/Download

Emory Magazine: Mellon Foundation Grants Strengthen Scholarship. December 1, 2010 View/Download

AJC: 16th century church artists made 'Scripture for the Eyes.' November 22, 2009 View/Download

Emory University Website: Art Conservation, Science Education Funded at Emory's Carlos Museum. November 3, 2012 View/Download

Emory Wheel: Netherlandish Bibles Tell Their Stories in Ancient Engravings. October 19, 2009 View/Download

Emory Report: Picturing the Scriptures. October 19, 2009 View/Download

The Anniston Star: 'Scripture for the Eyes': Atlanta exhibit of 16th-century prints reveals a vibrant discussion on faith. October 17, 2009 View/Download

EEAvesdropping: Scripture for the Eyes. October 16, 2009 View/Download

Emory Wheel: Lost Art Form Lives Again at the Carlos Museum. September 21, 2009 View/Download

Emory Report: Ancient whale fossil repaired in collaboration. August 31, 2009 View/Download

Neighbor Newspapers, North DeKalb: Tut, Egypt events boost Carlos recognition. May 13, 2009 View/Download

Emory Wheel: Culture Served with Tea. March 30, 2009 View/Download

Emory Report: Fragile works on view at the Carlos. March 23, 2009 View/Download

The Kentucky Lexington Herald-Leader: UK museum is relying on 'Egypt' to pull in crowds. March 20, 2009 View/Download

The New York Times: The Good Stuff in the Back Room. March 19, 2009 View/Download

Emory Report: Your guide to Emory's free side. March 16, 2009 View/Download

Atlanta Now: Exceptional Exhibits. March 1, 2009 View/Download

Southern Seasons: Parties for a Cause. April 1, 2009 View/Download

The Anniston Star: Atlanta exhibit features King Tut. February 5, 2009 View/Download

AJC: Veneralia's a gala fit for King Tut. February 2, 2009 View/Download

The Gwinnet Citizen: Keeper of the Collection. January 1, 2009 View/Download

Emory Magazine: Major gifts push Emory closer to goal. December 1, 2009 View/Download

The Academic Exchange: Egypt and Emory; Small collection, large footprint. December 1, 2008 View/Download

Emory Wire: Take a Tut virtual tour: Room by Room. December 1, 2008

AJC: King Tut exhibit impresses, educates. November 15, 2008 View/Download

AJC: Drama King. November 15, 2008 View/Download

AJC: Images from the Opening of Tut's Tomb. November 14, 2008 View/Download

Atlanta Business Chronicle: Small museum takes spotlight with Tut exhibit. October 17, 2008 View/Download

CREATIVE LOAFING: Critics' Pick: August 1, 2008 or Visit

AJC. Celebrity Mummy. April 3, 2008 View/Download

AJC.Tut's a Top Prize. April 3, 2008

AJC.Tut's Main Man. April 16, 2008 View/Download

AJC. Nubia. February 24, 2008 View/Download

AJC. New Tut. April 2, 2008 View/Download

AJC. A Herculean Try for Goddess January 2, 2011 View/Download

AJC. An Interfaith Moment. June 16, 2007 View/Download

AJC. Faith And Values. June 16, 2007 View/Download

AJC. Faith and Values. 14 July July 14, 2007 View/Download

AJC. Deeper Look at Egypt. November 19, 2006 View/Download

Media Alerts

Creating Matter: Mildred Thompson Prints at the Carlos Museum January 8, 2015 View/Download


Cultural Astronomy and Contemporary African Art Intersect in "African Cosmos: Stellar Arts" at the Carlos Museum October 10, 2014 View/Download

The Carlos Museum Details the Catastrophic Flood Story as Depicted in an Ancient Clay Tablet from Nippur, Iraq July 31, 2014 View/Download

Grandfather Sun, Grandmother Moon: Wixarika Arts of Modern West Mexico Through December 31, 2014 March 6, 2014 View/Download

Carlos Museum's "Mirroring the Saints" Features Recently Discovered Copperplates from the Jesuit Wierix Collection from De Krijtberg, Amsterdam March 6, 2014 View/Download

Virtual Rome Press Release July 29, 2013 View/Download

Conserving the Memory: Alinari Photographs of Rome at the Carlos Museum June 19, 2013 View/Download

Antichità, Teatro, Magnificenza: Renaissance and Baroque Images of Rome June 5, 2013 View/Download

New Asian Art at the Carlos Museum March 22, 2013 View/Download

Experiencing Art in Architecture: Veneralia 2013 February 12, 2013 View/Download

Last Chance for "'I am the Black Jaguar'" Exhibition December 13, 2012 View/Download

Art of the Americas Galleries Reopen; New Resources for Visitors, Students, and Scholars November 19, 2012 View/Download

A Visionary Aesthetic: Ancient American Art Inspired by Shamanism, July 17, 2012 July 17, 2012 View/Download

Carlos Museum Celebrates Art Museum Day. May 14, 2012 View/Download

Mandala: Sacred Circle in Tibetan Buddhism December 21, 2012 View/Download

Life and Death in the Pyramid Age, Emory Old Kingdom Mummy September 10, 2010 View/Download

Monsters, Demons, and Winged Beasts, Composite Creatures of the Ancient World April 1, 2011 View/Download

African Art and Religion Exhibition at the Carlos Museum: January 1, 2011 View/Download

Carlos Museum Features Photographs of Michael A. Smith: January 1, 2011 View/Download

Carlos Museum Presents Islamic Calligraphy and the Qur'an: January 1, 2012 View/Download

Carlos Museum is a Blue Star Museum this Summer: June 1, 2012 View/Download

Carlos Museum offers free admission on May 18, International Museum Day: May 18, 2010 View/Download

"When Gold Blossoms" Spring Exhibition at the Carlos Museum: March 2, 2010 View/Download

Dutch and Flemish Illustrations of the Bible--Fall Exhibition: June 16, 2009 View/Download

The Carlos presents its signature fundraising event,Veneralia: April 14, 2009 View/Download

World-Renowned Egyptologists at the Carlos: February 25, 2009 View/Download

"Wonderful Things" Press Release: October 28, 2008 View/Download

Atlanta Opening of Tutankhamun: November 10, 2008 View/Download

Atlanta City Council Welcomes Tutankhamun: September 9, 2008 View/Download

Carlos Egyptian-Themed Educational Events: September 9, 2008 View/Download

Atlanta Tickets On Sale: September 9, 2008 View/Download

Carlos Membership Ticket Sales Release: August 15, 2008 View/Download

Nubian Dreams: Photos document monuments of Ancient African kingdom: June 25, 2008 View/Download

Woolford B. Baker Award Recipients Honored: June 17, 2008 View/Download

Carlos Museum Launches New Website: May 22, 2008 View/Download

Lost Kingdoms and Tutankhamun Release: April 1, 2008 View/Download

Lost Kingdoms Release. April 28, 2008 View/Download

Michael C. Carlos Museum of Emory University Press Release: May 1, 2008 View/Download