• EXHIBIT: "Heads and Tales"
    April 20 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: "A Snapshot of Pakistan, 1965: The Madge Minton Collection"
    April 20 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 20 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: "Creative Aging"
    April 20 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: "Sisters of the Cloth: This is Our Story"
    April 20 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 »
April 2017