You can tour many of the Kelsey's past and present exhibitions by visiting their websites. Click on the links below for a virtual visit.
Now Online: "Archaeologies of Childhood"
The 2003 Kelsey Museum special exhibition Archaeologies of Childhood: The First Years of Life in Roman Egypt, has now been re-created online as a virtual exhibition. Relive your visit to the show or see it now for the first time.
More Online Exhibitions
- Animals in the Kelsey
- The Villa of the Mysteries in Pompeii: Ancient Ritual, Modern Muse
- Dominated and Demeaned: Representations of the Other
- The Fabric of Everyday Life: Textiles from Karanis, Egypt
- Music in Roman Egypt
- Early Islamic Inscribed Textiles
- Reconstructing Personal Style in Late Antiquity
- Sepphoris in Galilee: Crosscurrents of Culture
- A Taste of the Ancient World
- Women and Gender in Ancient Egypt
- Images of Empire: Flavian Fragments in Rome and Ann Arbor Rejoined
- Caught Looking: Exhibiting the Kelsey
- Ancient Nubia: Egypt's Rival in Africa
- Byzantium: University of Michigan Collections and Expeditions
- From Riches to Rags: Indian Block-Printed Textiles Traded to Egypt
- Dangerous Archaeology: Francis Willey Kelsey and Armenia (1919–1920)
- Portals to Eternity: The Necropolis at Terenouthis in Lower Egypt
- Wondrous Glass: Reflections on the World of Rome c. 50 BC–AD 650
In addition, the Kelsey Museum cosponsored several online-only exhibitions in collaboration with other University units:
- Death on Display in the Ancient World: an online exhibition mounted by students in the class "Death in the Ancient World" during the Winter 1998 term.
- Traditions of Magic in Late Antiquity: an exhibition in the Special Collections Library at the University of Michigan Library dealing with manuals of magical practices, various protective devices, and the uses of ancient magic.
- The Art of the Fake: Egyptian Forgeries from the Kelsey Museum of Archaeology: an Internet Public Library exhibition of selected Egyptian artifacts — both real and fake. How and why museums come to acquire forgeries, and what we mean when we talk about different kinds of fakes. (Note: The Internet Public Library is no longer an active website.)