The Mathers Museum of World Cultures offers research and training opportunities for IU students, educational support and services for IU faculty and elementary/secondary school teachers, and family-friendly exhibits and programs. Through its Traditional Arts Indiana program, a special partnership of Indiana University Bloomington and the Indiana Arts Commission, the museum is also dedicated to expanding public awareness of Indiana's traditional practices and nurturing a sense of pride among Indiana's traditional artists.


Shopping adventures await
off the beaten track. Read more »

Diversity welcomed as beauty
Themester ends. Read more »

Mathers Museum celebrates the
holidays early with Family Craft
Day. Read more »

Mathers Museum ranked in Top 5 of
Public-Friendly University
Anthropology Museums. Read more »

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Events Calendar

Book Party
Friday, December 9; 4:30 to 5:30 p.m.

Study Space/Craft Place
Tuesday, December 13 to Friday, December 16
9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Exhibition Opening: Quilts of Southwest China
Saturday, January 21; 2 to 4 p.m.

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