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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.

Cultural Heritage Informatics--From Display to Dialogue

From Display to Dialogue: Case Studies of Collaborative Methods in Interactive Media for Museums Adrian Van Allen is an artist, designer, and anthropologist who has created exhibits and web sites for ... more

Speaking of Food--Açaí From Local to Global

Eduardo Brondizio, Professor of Anthropology at Indiana University Bloomington, and Andrea Siqueira, Visiting Lecturer in International Studies Program at Indiana University Bloomington, will discuss ... more

Halloween Family Fun Fest--Monsters

The MMWC's annual Halloween celebration looks at monsters from around the world. Come learn about them, and make crafts and play games to scare the monsters away! Halloween Family Fun Fest is free and... more

Cultural Heritage Informatics--Getting There: Building an Online Research Community

Nicholas Jakobsen and Ryan Wallace, co-founders of Culture Code (culture.ca), a software consulting company specializing in the development of cultural and research-focused web applications, will disc... more

Speaking of Food--Coffee Ties the World Together (and Why Your Coffee Choices Matter)

Most adults in the USA drink coffee at least occasionally, but few know much about coffee's social, economic, and environmental impacts. Globally, coffee is one of the world's most valuable commoditie... more

Family Craft Day--Making Music

Come join us for this free, fun, and sustainable event and make harmonicas, drums, and other musical instruments out of household objects (bring an empty soda or water bottle to make your own maraca!)... more

WinterFest--Creating Cookbooks and Other Gifts

Bring your favorite recipes and we'll help you turn them into a special cookbook to be given as a gift this holiday season. While you are here we'll also work on other gift-worthy crafts during this f... more

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