• EXHIBIT: "A Snapshot of Pakistan, 1965: The Madge Minton Collection"
    January 17 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"
    January 17 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 »
  • EXHIBIT: "A Different Look at Syria"
    January 17 9:00am
    Drawing upon the Dee Birnbaum Collection, this exhibit offers a glimpse into the richness and diversity of material culture and deep history of an ancient nation. Syria has served as a crossroads of strategic trade routes and cultural exchange since 10,000 BC. Today, we hear of Syria in the context of its bloody civil war, a conflict that has co more »
  • EXHIBIT: "Creative Aging"
    January 17 9:00am
    This exhibition explores the making and use of memory art in the lives of older adults in the U.S. Some elders use their creations to assist in recalling and sharing important life stories. Others use these works to elicit interest, facilitate personal narratives, and share beliefs and values. Whether painting pictures of past events, piecing a more »
  • EXHIBIT: "Thoughts, Things, and Theories...What is Culture?"
    January 17 9:00am
    Thoughts, Things, and Theories...What Is Culture? explores the nature of culture. more »
Monday, July 28, 2014