On the Road

Loans from Peabody Museum collections are featured in exhibitions across the United States and around the globe each year. A few examples follow.

Museums interested in borrowing objects from the Peabody, please read our information on Borrowing from the Museum.

Arctic "housewife"

"Housewife," Western Arctic, 1888 or earlier, Hide, fiber, ivory, fur, glass bead, Exchange, Smithsonian Institution, 1888. PM 88-51-10/50047

On loan to "Yuungnaqpiallerput (The Way We Genuinely Live): Masterworks of Yup'ik Sciences and Art"
Alaska State Museum, Juneau, Ak. April 17, 2009–October 31, 2009
National Museum of Natural History, Washington, D.C. March 6, 2010–May 25, 2010


Cradle, Passamaquoddy, ca.1850, Wood, Museum Purchase, 1928. PM 28-27-10/98362

On loan to "Uncommon Threads: Wabanaki Textiles, Clothing, and Costumes"
Maine State Museum, Augusta, Me. May 23, 2009–May 9, 2010
McCord Museum, Montreal, Canada. March 1, 2011–August 30, 2011
Nova Scotia Museum of Natural History, Halifax, Canada. October 1, 2001–December 31, 2011
New Brunswick Museum, St. John, Canada. February 1, 2012–April 30, 2012

Moche water bottle

Water bottle. Department of Libertad, Peru, Moche III. The De Milhau South American Expedition, 1909. PM 09-3-30/75590

On loan to Pre-Columbian Gallery, Fitchburg Art Museum, Fitchburg, Mass. Ongoing to November 7, 2009

Sudbury bow

Bow. Sudbury, Mass., Wampanoag, 17th century. Gift of the American Antiquarian Society, 1895. PM 95-20-10/49340

On loan to "Re-View," Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, Mass. September 13, 2008–ongoing

 1860 photo of a Samurai

Samurai portrait. Charles D. Fredericks (1823–1894), 1860, Photographic salt print. PM 2003.1.2223.416

On loan to "Samurai in New York: The First Japanese Delegation, 1860"
Museum of the City of New York, New York, NY. June 5, 2010–November 7, 2010

 Greenston Olmec mask

Incised maskette. Mexico, 900 B.C.–600 BCE, Greenstone, Gift of the Boston Museum of Fine Arts, 1933. PM 22-23-20/C9596

On loan to "Olmec: Masterworks from Ancient Mexico"
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, Calif. September 26, 2010–January 9, 2011
Fine Arts Museum of San Francisco, San Francisco, Calif. February 19, 2011- May 8, 2011

 Deas painting

"Fort Snelling, 1841." Charles Deas (1818–1867), Oil on canvas, Gift of the Estate of Belle J. Bushnell, 1941. PM 41-72-10/69

On loan to "Charles Deas and 1840's America"
Denver Art Museum, Denver, Colo. August 21, 2010–November 28, 2011

 Human effigy

Human effigy. Easter Island, 1850 or earlier, Wood, pigments, reeds, barkcloth, Gift of the Heirs of David Kimball, 1892. PM 99-12-70/53543

On loan to "Easter Island, An Epic Voyage" Montreal Museum of Archaeology and History, Pointe-à-Callière, Montreal, Canada. June 8, 2010–November 14, 2010

 lintel 2 Piedras negras

Lintel 2. Piedras Negras, Guatemala; Ca. 660, Stone, Peabody Museum Expedition: Teobert Maler, Director, 1899–1900

On loan to "The Fiery Pool: The Maritime World of the Ancient Maya,"
Kimbell Art Museum, Ft. Worth, Tex. August 29, 2010–January 11, 2011
St. Louis Art Museum, St. Louis, Mo. February 2, 2011–May 15, 2011

 Incised palette

Incised palette. Moundville, Alabama, 1050–1550, Slate, Gift of F. E. Hyde and Charles P. Bowditch, 1896. PM 96-11-10/48122

On loan to "Lost Realm of the Black Warrior" Moundville Archaeological Park, Moundville, Ala. February 28, 2009 ongoing.


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