• Tendrils of Design: Chinese Arts Past and Present
    January 24 12:00am
    This thematic tour will focus on recurring symbols in Chinese arts over time and provide a context for the work of visiting contemporary artist Beili Liu. more »
  • Sincerely Yours: An exhibition at the University Archives
    January 24 8:00am
    Dearest readers, As an archivist, it is not surprising that it is the content of a document that I find most interesting and useful. However, growing up in the ‘80s, sticker and stationery swaps played a big role in my childhood. The more colorful and interesting the stationery, the better. As I grew up – a more »
  • EXHIBIT: "Thoughts, Things, and Theories...What is Culture?"
    January 24 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: "Quilts of Southwest China"
    January 24 9:00am
    This groundbreaking international exhibition was organized by a bi-national consortium of Chinese and American museums, including the MMWC, that has worked together to document and research these textiles--art forms dating back over 3,000 years, but little known outside certain ethnic minority communities in China. Featuring 24 works expertly fa more »
  • EXHIBIT: "200 Years of Living and Thriving in the Hoosier State"
    January 24 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 »
Tuesday, January 24, 2017