The Adan E. Treganza Anthropology Museum

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The Adan E. Treganza Anthropology Museum maintains ethnological and archaeological materials from Africa, the Americas, the Pacific Islands, Australia and New Guinea. In addition, the museum contains an audio-visual collection of diverse ethnomuseological materials, tapes, and records. The museum tries to represent the diverse cultures of the San Francisco Bay Area in its collections and exhibitions.

The museum collections serve as resources for classroom lectures, and exhibits developed by faculty, staff, and students. Exhibits are mounted in the Hohenthal Gallery, located in SCI 388, next to the museum storage facilities. The Department of Anthropology accepts exhibits from graduate students as Creative Work Projects for the M.A. degree.

The museum collaborates with programs within various colleges of the University, including the College of Ethnic Studies, the School of the Arts, the College of Liberal & Creative Arts, and the College of Education. It also collaborates with other educational institutions, including middle and high schools and regional museums, within the San Francisco Bay Area.

The museum publishes field research of students, faculty and graduates of the Department of Anthropology in the Treganza Anthropology Museum Papers.

The office is located in SCI 381, telephone 415-338-1642, fax number is 415-338-0530, email The Treganza Anthropology Museum web page contains information concerning the history of the museum as well as announcements of current and upcoming exhibits and a list of past exhibits: