The National Museum of Psychology and Institute for Human Science and Culture galleries have expanded their hours. The Museum and Institute galleries are now open Tuesdays 11:00am - 4:00pm, Wednesdays 1:00pm - 8:00pm, and Thursdays through Saturdays 11:00am - 4:00pm.

Regular admission rates have resumed. For more information on admission and our current health and safety precautions, click here.


Lakota Wiá is an exhibit by artist Claire Heldman featuring original art alongside unique handcrafted pieces of cultural and artistic significance made by and for the artist’s mother, Delma Heldman, to whom the exhibit is dedicated.

An opening reception will be held October 1, 2021 from 4:00 - 7:00 PM. Click here for more information and to RSVP.

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Drawing from the over 12,000 bags of the Lee L. Forman Collection of Bags, Cultural Carry-On: America’s Literal Baggage is a student-designed exhibition showcasing human experience and culture in the 20th and 21st centuries—from travel to politics to trash—through the canvas of bags.

The exhibit is on display now in the Institute for Human Science and Culture galleries at the Cummings Center.

Text reading Make Something New: Creativity and Artistic Expression in Psychology over an artistic representation of the human brainWhat does creativity mean to you?

Make Something New explores creativity and artistic expression in psychology, from theories and tests to the creative works of psychology’s famous figures. The online exhibit is now available.

The Cummings Center for the History of Psychology stands against social injustice, including all forms of racism, sexism, ableism, homophobia, and transphobia. We recognize that there is a long way to go in fostering true equity, inclusivity, and diversity within our institution and the larger fields of psychology and museum education.

Read our full statement on diversity and racial equity here.

Cathy FayeMeet the Center's New Executive Director, Dr. Cathy Faye

As of June 1st, 2020, Dr. Cathy Faye is the new Margaret Clark Morgan Executive Director of the Cummings Center for the History of Psychology. Read her full statement here.