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.


MMWC February 2016 Events and
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IUB Provost Lauren Robel highlights
MMWC in State of the Campus Address.
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Discovering Shakespeare at Indiana
University...with a tiny Viking.
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Mathers Museum explores Native
American culture with photo
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India comes to Indiana.
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Cowboy culture meets limestone
carving: "Work Is Art" course
finds beauty in labor. Read more »

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Events Calendar

Family Craft Day
Inspired by India
Sunday, February 7; 2 to 3:30 p.m.

Instruments of Culture Lecture
A Retrospective: Haiti's Drums of Vodou, and the Mid-Century Ethnographers Who Collected Them
Friday, February 12; 4 to 5 p.m.

Beyond Bollywood Lecture Series
Race, Repression, and Indian Anticolonialism in North America and Across the Pacific
Friday, February 19; 5 p.m

Mathers After Hours
Folklore and Ethnomusicology Student Association Musical and Material Showcase
Thursday, March 3; 7 to 9 p.m.

Meet the Charm Club Quilters
Saturday, March 5; 1 to 2:30 p.m.

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