SUGGESTED DONATION TO MUSEUM:

  • $5 Per Person
  • $15 Per Family
  • School Groups: $3 Per Student
exhibits

ANCIENT MESOPOTAMIA

  • Sumerian Empire: ca. 3300 – 2000 B.C.
  • Akkadian Empire: ca. 2350 – 2150 B.C.
  • Babylonian Empire: ca. 1800 – 1500 B.C.
  • Assyrian Empire: ca. 1115 – 612 B.C.
  • Neo-Babylonian (Chaldean) Empire: ca. 616 – 529 B.C.

FAITH & CHURCH

  • Beginning of Christianity
  • St. Thomas the Apostle
  • Mar Addai and Mar Mari
  • Church of the East and Chaldean Monasteries
  • Separation from Rome: Nestorian Teaching
  • Reunification with Rome: Pope Julius III and Mar Sulaka, 16th century
  • Faith and the Aramaic Language
  • Chaldean Rite of the Catholic Church

VILLAGE LIFE

  • Villages in the Nineveh Plain
  • Agrarian Economy
  • Self-Sufficient Communities
  • Family and Domestic Life
  • Chaldean Catholic Faith
  • Education and Opportunity
  • Why Some Left the Villages

 JOURNEY TO AMERICA

  • Chaldean Immigration Periods: 1880s – 1939 (The Pioneers), 1939 – 1945 (WW II), 1945 – 1965 (Post-War America), 1965 – 2003 (End of Quotas), 2003 to Today (Includes Refugees)
  • Why Detroit
  • Immigrant Entrepreneurs: Grocery Stores
  • Building and Expanding Their Businesses
  • Education and Professional Lives

 

CHALDEANS TODAY

  • Images of Chaldean Pioneers (the Past)
  • Images of Chaldean Children (the Future)
  • Photo Display of Chaldeans in America – Through the Decades
  • Chaldean Diaspora
  • Chaldean/Christian Refugees