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.


Creative aging pilot program launched.
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The MMWC Summer 2017 newsletter
is now available for reading.
online or downloading.

Traditional Arts Indiana jumpstarts
Folk Arts and Creative Aging Project.
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September 11 to September 18, 2017
Event and Exhibitions Ecalendar now
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First Thursdays are back at IU.
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Events Calendar

Putting Your Whole Self In: Queer Scholars Discuss Experiences in the Field
Wednesday, September 20; 4 to 6 p.m.

Lotus in the Park (at Waldron Hill Buskirk/Third Street Park)
Saturday, September 30; Noon to 5 p.m.

Día de los Muertos/Day of the Dead Community Altar
Tuesday, October 3 to Wednesday, November 1

First Thursdays (at Showalter Arts Plaza)
Thursday, October 5; 5 to 7:30 p.m.

Celebration of New African Collections
Thursday, October 12; 4:30 to 6 p.m.

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