Headrests: The Exhibit Photo
Headrests: The Exhibit
Lam Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University Palmer Hall, 1315 Carroll Weathers Drive Winston-Salem, NC, 27109

Event Dates

April 23 to September 21, 2024


How do you get a good night's sleep? Everybody sleeps, but not all cultures have the same idea of how to sleep. Headrests are solid neck supports used to promote good sleep in many cultures around the world. Explore the science of sleep and the beauty and meaning of dozens of sculpted headrests from the Lam Museum's collections--and even try one out yourself!