The Pre-Columbian Studies program at Dumbarton Oaks was founded in 1963 to support the study of the art and archaeology of the ancient Americas. This research encompasses cultures that thrived in the western hemisphere from northern Mexico to southern South America, from the earliest times to the sixteenth century. The Senior Fellows committee advises the Director of Dumbarton Oaks on all aspects of research concerning Pre-Columbian studies at Dumbarton Oaks.
Dumbarton Oaks is a Harvard University research institute, library, museum, and garden located in Washington, DC. It welcomes researchers at all career stages who come to study its books, objects, images, and documents. It opens its doors to the public to visit its historic garden, designed by Beatrix Farrand; its museum, with world-class collections of art; and its Music Room, for lectures and concerts. The institute disseminates knowledge through its publications and online resources. Innovative programming has introduced students of all ages to the museum, garden, and collections.
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