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.


Finding a common thread: China's
Culture revealed in Mathers' colorful
quilt exhibit. Read more »

'China Remixed': IU Bloomington
launching inaugural Global Arts
and Humanities Festival. Read more »

Lotus, Mathers Museum team up
for final One Million Stars public
weaving event. Read more »

Mathers Museum plans community
star weaving event. Read more »

IU Press book to be featured
in exhibition at Mathers Museum
of World Cultures. Read more »

"Quilts of Southwest China" showcases
tradition, community, identity
at Mathers Museum. Read more »

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Events Calendar

Curating Quilts of Southwest China
Friday, January 20; 12 to 1 p.m.

Exhibition Opening: Quilts of Southwest China
Saturday, January 21; 2 to 4 p.m.

Oracular Tourism: Delphi as
Truth-Spot, Then and Now
Wednesday, January 25; Noon to 1 p.m.

Family Craft Day: Chinese New Year
Sunday, January 29; 2 to 3:30 p.m.

Bridges: Children, Languages, World
Saturdays, February 4-April 15
1:30 to 2:30 p.m., and 2:30 to 3:30 p.m.

Exhibition Opening--The Middle East:
A Photojournalist's Perspective, 1975-2016

Friday, February 10; 4:30 to 6 p.m.

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