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.


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

January 10 to January 31, 2017
Event and Exhibitions Ecalendar
now available. Read more »

Indiana University campuses
hosting several activities
celebrating Martin Luther
King Jr. Day. Read more »

The latest issue of Museum
Anthropology Review is now
available. Read more »

Continuing IU's China connection
and meeting the global needs
of IU students. Read more »

Mathers Museum ranked in Top 5 of
Public-Friendly University
Anthropology Museums. Read more »

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Events Calendar

MLK Day Weave-In: One Million Stars To
End Violence
Monday, January 16; 1 to 5 p.m.

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.

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