The Mathers Museum of World Cultures offers research and training opportunities for IU students, educational support and services for IU faculty and elementary/secondary school teachers, and family-friendly exhibits and programs. Through its Traditional Arts Indiana program,a special partnership of Indiana University Bloomington and the Indiana Arts Commission, the museum is also dedicated to expanding public awareness of Indiana's traditional practices and nurturing a sense of pride among Indiana's traditional artists.

Please note: The Mathers Museum Store and Exhibition Hall will be closed Saturday, November 21 through Monday, November 30 for the Indiana University Thanksgiving Break.


MMWC's Kay featured in NEA's
"United States of Arts: Indiana"
Video. See more »

Children, students create vibrant
baskets at Mathers. Read more »

Online exhibit tells the story
of World War I through the words of
Native American veterans.
Read more »

The MMWC Fall 2015 newsletter is
now available for reading
online or downloading.

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Events Calendar

Just Wages: The World History of an Idea
Thursday, November 19; 5 p.m.

Mathers After Hours
Thursday, December 3; 6 to 10 p.m.

Latino Family Parranda and Community Celebration
Saturday, December 5; 2 to 4 p.m.

Family Craft Day
Sunday, December 6; 2 to 3:30 p.m.

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