• EXHIBIT: "Heads and Tales"
    April 25 9:00am
    This exhibit, produced in conjunction with the Elizabeth Sage Historic Costume Collection, will investigate all things worn, styled, and associated with the human head.  Looking cross culturally at different topics including status and religion, the exhibit will feature hats, wigs, and hairstyles. more »
  • EXHIBIT: "Sisters of the Cloth: This is Our Story"
    April 25 9:00am
    “Sisters of the Cloth: This is Our Story,” an exhibit exploring the lives of African American quilters will be featured at the Mathers Museum of World Cultures this spring. The exhibit will be presented in conjunction with the Indiana Heritage Quilt Show.  The exhibit will present works that are individual reflections on what ea more »
  • EXHIBIT: "Memories Shared: Photographs of Historic Bloomington"
    April 25 9:00am
    Bloomington has changed significantly in the past 100 years, but many places remain in some shape or form. This photo essay will explore a few of these places through historic photos and you're invited to share your memories of them. “Memories Shared: Photographs of Historic Bloomington” will be on display through July 29, 2018. more »
  • EXHIBIT: "A Snapshot of Pakistan, 1965: The Madge Minton Collection"
    April 25 9:00am
    On her 1965 trip to Pakistan, WASP pilot and herpetologist Madge Minton arrived with funding from the IU Museum (today the Mathers Museum of World Cultures) and a mission to collect objects used in everyday life. "A Snapshot of Pakistan, 1965: The Madge Minton Collection" uses the items she collected and the information she recorded ab more »
  • EXHIBIT: "Show and Tell -- Making Craft at the John C. Campbell Folk School"
    April 25 9:00am
    Curated by Kelley D. Totten, a recent Ph.D. graduate in Folklore at Indiana University, this exhibit looks at contemporary craft through the lens of the John C. Campbell Folk School, located in Brasstown, North Carolina. Each Friday, folk school students gather in the community room to show off their creations from week-long immersion courses in more »
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