• EXHIBIT: "Indiana Folk Arts: 200 Years of Tradition and Innovation"
    May 03 9:00am
    Join us for Traditional Arts Indiana's traveling Bicentennial exhibit, Indiana Folk Arts: 200 Years of Tradition and Innovation. Before the exhibit begins its travels across Indiana, the MMWC will present it to the IU Bloomington campus and local communities. the exhibit will be on display through July 29, 2016. more »
  • EXHIBIT: "Stirring the Pot: Bringing the Wanamakers Home"
    May 03 9:00am
    In 1913, Joseph Dixon visited the Tuscarora Nation, the smallest of the Haudenosaunee (Iroquois) communities, located in western New York. Dixon photographed six individuals during his visit, and those images became part of the Wanamaker Collection of Native American photographs, now housed at the Mathers Museum of World Cultures. While reviewin more »
  • EXHIBIT: “Material Culture: Quilts Inspired by Mathers Museum Artifacts”
    May 03 9:00am
    In the summer of 2014 members of The Charm Club, a group of Indiana-linked quilt makers, toured the Mathers Museum of World Cultures.  Inspired by some of the artifacts they saw, the quilt makers used the tour as the basis for a club challenge. “Material Culture: Quilts Inspired by Mathers Museum Artifacts” showcases the result, more »
  • EXHIBIT: "Cherokee Craft, 1973"
    May 03 9:00am
    "Cherokee Craft, 1973," at the Mathers Museum of World Cultures, presents a snapshot of craft production among the Eastern Band Cherokee at a key moment in both an ongoing Appalachian craft revival and the specific cultural and economic life of the Cherokee people in western North Carolina. The exhibition showcases basketry in three di more »
  • EXHIBIT: "MONSTERS!'
    May 03 9:00am
    "MONSTERS!" are extraordinary or unnatural beings that challenge the predictable fabric of everyday life. This exhibition looks at monsters from around the world, discovering who they are and what purposes they serve in various cultures, as different images of monstrousness emerge from the dark recesses of human imagination. The exhibi more »
February 26 - March 3, 2012