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 Mathers Museum exhibition hall and Museum Store will be closed Saturday, May 28 through Monday, May 30 for the Memorial Day holiday.


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May 2016 Exhibits and Events
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Event at Mathers celebrates folk art.
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Folk art, music, and root beer floats.
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Events Calendar

Limestone Carving
Friday, May 27; 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Memory Paintings:
Gustave Potthoff's Creative
Aging Practice
(Meadowood Retirement Community)
Friday, May 27; 3 p.m.

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