• A Step in Time Across the Line: Recent Works by Chee Wang Ng
    April 29 12:00am
    What does it mean to be Chinese in today’s diverse global society? Through multimedia works of photography, sculpture, video, and installation, Chee Wang Ng asks this question and explores the possibilities with image rich tableaux of artifacts that range from documentary material to kitsch. With the rise of Chinese engagement with the wor more »
  • EXHIBIT: "Thoughts, Things, and Theories...What is Culture?"
    April 30 1:00pm
    Thoughts, Things, and Theories...What Is Culture? explores the nature of culture. The exhibit will be on exhibit through May 7, 2017. The Mathers Museum of World Cultures is located at 416 North Indiana Avenue, Bloomington, Indiana. The Mathers Museum exhibition hall and Museum Store are open Tuesdays through Fridays, from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m more »
  • EXHIBIT: "Beijing's 798 Art Zone"
    April 30 1:00pm
    After the turn of the 21st century, artists and cultural entrepreneurs began colonizing a former military factory complex in northeast Beijing. Taking its name from that numbered factory, the 798 Art Zone is an urban arts colony that now attracts visitors from around China and the world. Offering a glimpse of a compelling place that is both visu more »
  • EXHIBIT: "Quilts of Southwest China"
    April 30 1:00pm
    This groundbreaking international exhibition was organized by a bi-national consortium of Chinese and American museums, including the MMWC, that has worked together to document and research these textiles--art forms dating back over 3,000 years, but little known outside certain ethnic minority communities in China. Featuring 24 works expertly fa more »
  • EXHIBIT: "200 Years of Living and Thriving in the Hoosier State"
    April 30 1:00pm
    From butter churns and spinning wheels to music and bibles, this exhibit at the Mathers Museum of World Cultures explores the objects that Hoosiers throughout the past 200 years have needed not only to survive, but to thrive.The exhibit will be on display through May 7, 2017. more »
February 2012