• EXHIBIT: "Thoughts, Things, and Theories...What is Culture?"
    August 15 9:00am
    The first display when one enters the Mathers Museum of World Cultures exhibit hall initially seems uncomplicated. Labeled "Learning Through Objects," the case features a 2002 Coca-Cola can juxtaposed next to a skull from Papua New Guinea. The two artifacts, one seemingly mundane while the other something most Americans would call &quo more »
  • EXHIBIT: "Beijing's 798 Art Zone"
    August 15 9:00am
    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: "Tools of Travel"
    August 15 9:00am
    This exhibit features objects that people in different times and places have used to transport themselves and their belongings, exploring the technology of travel (wagon, saddle, sled, and canoe) and how it is powered (horse, camel, dog, and human). The exhibit will temporarily close May 8 through August 14; but will re-open August 15, and be op more »
  • EXHIBIT: "Tools of Travel"
    August 19 1:00pm
    This exhibit features objects that people in different times and places have used to transport themselves and their belongings, exploring the technology of travel (wagon, saddle, sled, and canoe) and how it is powered (horse, camel, dog, and human). The exhibit will temporarily close May 8 through August 14; but will re-open August 15, and be more »
  • EXHIBIT: "Thoughts, Things, and Theories...What is Culture?"
    August 19 1:00pm
    The first display when one enters the Mathers Museum of World Cultures exhibit hall initially seems uncomplicated. Labeled "Learning Through Objects," the case features a 2002 Coca-Cola can juxtaposed next to a skull from Papua New Guinea. The two artifacts, one seemingly mundane while the other something most Americans would call &quo more »
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