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Council on Africa members participate in many exciting events throughout the year. Membership benefits include invitations to exclusive exhibition previews, personalized behind the scenes tours, and receptions featuring Field Museum scientists. See below for examples of past events and also for upcoming events.
- Africa: A Day In The Life on May 2. Council on Africa members Rene' and Bruce Lauer will present this program geared towards students. It provides an overview of the typical experiences of children their age living in Africa today.
Past Council on Africa Events
- Behind the Scenes tour of Botany and Zoology collections featuring Thorsten Lumbsch, Chair of Botany, and graduate students doing research in Africa.
- Annual Year End Dinner and Reception
- Malawi Show and Tell Reception featuring recent artifacts collected by Chap Kusimba
- Unpacking party with textiles from Madagascar
For more information about joining the Council on Africa or coming to an event please email us or call 312-665-7137.
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