• EXHIBIT: "Hzh: Navajo Beauty, Navajo Weavings"
    December 07 9:00am
    This exhibit will introduce the famed wool rugs and blankets woven by the Navajo people of the Southwestern United States. Situating these textiles within regional history and Navajo culture, the exhibition will focus on the theme of beauty in Navajo cosmology as expressed in the artistry of these treasured weavings. Works presented will be draw more »
  • EXHIBIT: "Siyazama: Traditional Arts, Education, and AIDS in South Africa"
    December 07 9:00am
    Drawing on collaborative research led by Kurt Dewhurst and Marsha McDowell of the Michigan State University Museum and arts education professor Marit Dewhurst (CUNY), this exhibit explores the beauty of traditional forms and their use as a tool for negotiating contemporary cultural, social, and economic change in an area where AIDS/HIV is a very more »
  • EXHIBIT: "MONSTERS!'
    December 07 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 »
  • EXHIBIT: "Costume: Beauty, Meaning, and Identity in Dress"
    December 07 9:00am
    This photo exhibit examines the transformative power of costumes in the communication of beauty, personal meaning, and social identity, often culminating in a spectacle for public consumption. The exhibit was curated by Pravina Shukla, Associate Professor of Folklore at IU and author of "Costume: Performing Identities through Dress," a more »
  • EXHIBIT: "200 Years of Living and Thriving in the Hoosier State"
    December 07 9:00am
    From butter churns and spinning wheels to music and bibles, this exhibit 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 July 28, 2017. more »
Monday, April 8, 2013