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.

The MMWC's exhibition hall and Museum Store will be closed Saturday, July 2 through Monday, July 4 for the Independence Day holiday.


July 2016 Events and Exhibitions
Ecalendar now available. Read more »

"Indiana Folk Arts: 200 Years of
Tradition and Innovation" Catalogue
now online. Read more »

Indiana's limestone heritage
celebrated at the Mathers Museum
of World Cultures. Read more »

June 2016 Exhibits and Events
Ecalendar now available. Read more »

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Events Calendar

Dressing for Mardi Gras: Floats, Balls,
and Beyond
Tuesday, July 12; 5:30 p.m.

Indiana Folk Arts: 200 Years of Tradition
and Innovation
Exhibit and Folk Arts Events:
July 9: Clifty Falls Sate Park, Madison
August 8/5-8/21: Indiana State Fair, Indianapolis
September 3: Spring Mill State Park, Mitchell

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