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Mathers Museum of World Cultures

  • 416 N. Indiana Avenue
    Bloomington IN 47408
  • Phone: 812-855-6873
  • Fax: 812-855-0205
  • Category: Arts & Entertainment
  • Sub-Category: Museums
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The family-friendly Mathers Museum of World Cultures features a variety of exhibits and events that give you the chance to learn more about our world by exploring objects from near and far. The museum also provides research and training opportunities for IU students, and educational support and services for IU faculty and elementary/secondary school teachers. Admission is free.

Stirring the Pot: Bringing the Wanamakers Home

  • January 12, 2016 - May 27, 2016
  • Address: 416 N. Indiana Avenue, Bloomington, IN 47408
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday

In 1913, Joseph Dixon visited the Tuscarora Nation, the smallest of the Haudenosaunee (Iroquois) communities, located in western New York. Dixon photographed six individuals during his visit, and thos... more

Exhibits at the Mathers Museum of World Cultures!

  • January 30, 2016 - December 31, 2016
  • Address: 416 N. Indiana Avenue, Bloomington, IN 47408
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday

"Beyond Bollywood: Indian Americans Shape the Nation" Created by the Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center and the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service, this exhibit expl... more

Mathers After Hours: Study Break

Take a break from studying and work with a relaxing evening at the MMWC. Play some board and card games, and do some crafts, including mandala coloring and finger knitting, to soothe away the stress. ... more

"Yes I can. Yo si Puedo": A History of the Cuban Literacy Campaign

Dedicated to the effort to extend Cuba's success in combating illiteracy, Luisa Yara Campos not only directs the Literacy Museum in Havana, she trains others in the "Yo Si Puedo" (Yes I Can)... more

Stephen and Nancy Dickey: "Remembering Lotus Dickey"

Lotus Dickey (1911-1989) was a traditional singer, songwriter, and fiddler from southern Indiana (Orange County) who inspired a generation of performers and Bloomington's Lotus World Music and Arts Fe... more

"One Million Stars/Creative Aging Festival"

Join us for an intergenerational workshop in partnership with the Lotus World Music & Arts Foundation and the Creative Aging Festival. Weave an 8-pointed star and be part of a worldwide movement--... more

"Memory and Creativity: Elder Folk Artist Showcase"

This program highlights the art-making practices of elders as a successful aging strategy. The program includes demonstrations by elder folk artists, calligraphers James and Jenny Yang, carver Bob Tay... more

"Limestone Carving"

Celebrate Indiana's limestone heritage with master carvers Matt Bruce and Casey Winningham, who'll talk about their work during this demonstration at the Mathers Museum of World Cultures. They'll show... more

Did you know...

Bloomington ranked #5 in the 50 Best places to Live by Men's Journal Magazine....more



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Bloomington, Indiana

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2855 N. Walnut Street
Bloomington, IN 47404

  • 800.800.0037
  • 812.334.8900
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