From the ancient to the modern world, the Michael C. Carlos Museum of Emory University brings the Atlanta community priceless treasures mapping an extraordinary breadth of ancient cultures and customs. Housed in a distinguished building by renowned architect Michael Graves, the museum contains the largest collection of ancient art in the South East with objects from ancient Egypt, Greece, Rome, the Near East, and the ancient Americas. Located minutes from Midtown at the heart of Emory’s Atlanta campus, these works of art and artifacts reveal the museum’s care for the legacy of ancient civilizations. The Carlos Museum provides free lectures and workshops for children, houses a premier conservation laboratory, and offers an elegant alternative for hosting special events. From locally organized exhibitions to those from internationally celebrated institutions, including the Louvre, British Museum, and Israel Museum, the Carlos serves as the South's premier museum of ancient art.