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.


Chi-Fang Chao visits Mathers
as part of "China Remixed."
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Mathers Museum to close for
renovations. Read more »

IU's Mathers Museum to temporarily
close this summer. Read more »

IU Bloomington's Mathers Museum
to temporarily close during summer
for renovations. Read more »

Mathers Museum launches photo
exhibit by Steve Raymer tonight.
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Quilts of Southwest China.
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Family Craft Day engages children
with Chinese New Year crafts.
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Interchange--Sharing Patchwork:
The Quilts of Southwest China.
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Events Calendar

Chinese Zodiac
Friday, March 24; 3 to 5 p.m.

Mystery at the Museum
Sunday, March 26: 2 to 3:30 p.m.
(Event registration is closed.)

Asian American and Pacific Islander
Heritage Month Opening Reception
Tuesday, March 28; 5 to 6:30 p.m.

Lotus Blossoms World Bazaar Family Day
(at Binford Elementary School, 2300 E. 2nd St.)
Saturday, April 1; 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Beyond the Music: A Musical
Geography of Mexico with
Sones de México Ensemble
Wednesday, April 5; 7 to 8 p.m.

798: The Stage for China's Dreams
Thursday, April 6; Noon to 1:30 p.m.

First Thursdays: Dragon Dance (Fine Arts Plaza)
Thursday, April 6; 5 to 7:30 p.m.

Exhibition Opening: Beijing's 798 Art Zone
Thursday, April 6; 7 to 8:30 p.m.

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