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Some Media Sources for the History of the Mathers Museum of World Cultures (1)

August 11, 1963
[Indiana University News Bureau Press Release Launching the Indiana University Museum of History, Anthropology, and Folklore]
[PDF: IU Museum of History Anthropology and Folklore Original Press Release]

Summer 1982
Lighting for Storage of Museum Collections: Developing a System for Safekeeping of Light-Sensitive Materials

December 1989
Museum Studies in Collection Management

October 1998
Mathers Museum Showcases Worldwide Music Connections

August 27, 2002
IU Group Helps Establish World’s First Underwater Shipwreck Museum in Dominican Republic

September 3, 2002
IU Exhibit to Highlight Latino Experience in Bloomington

April 22, 2004
IU helps Dominican Republic Sink Shipwreck Museum

September 20, 2004
New Laboratory Brings Shipwreck Relics to Indiana University

November 4, 2005
Museum Studies Journal to be Housed in IU’s Department of Folklore and Ethnomusicology

March 20, 2006
Celebration of Diverse Asian Cultures, History and Peoples at IU Begins March 24

July 27, 2006
IU Archaeologists Hot on the Trail of Columbus’ Sunken Ships

August 24, 2006
Hands ‘on’ the Art: IU Art Museum Offers New ‘touch art’ Program for People with Low Vision

November 28, 2006
American Indian Groups and Mathers Museum at IU Celebrate Native Americans’ Heritage

December 12, 2007
Indiana University Discovers 1699 Captain Kidd Shipwreck

January 24, 2007
Actor Gary Farmer to Kick Off Second Native Film Series at IU Bloomington

January 18, 2008
‘Bridgwaters Family Photographs’ Opens at the Neal-Marshall Black Culture Center on Feb. 1

February 6, 2008
IU Lecture: Captain Kidd, Columbus, Taino and the Golden Age of Piracy

February 21, 2008
IU Bloomington Libraries Publish their First Electronic Journal, Showcasing Faculty Partnerships

April 30, 2008
Faculty Member’s Work on Governance Commission Highlights IU-Liberia Connections

September 2, 2008
IU’s Festival Latino Brings in a Grammy-nominated Group to Celebrate 10th Anniversary

November 17, 2008
‘Maps Of Time’ Author to Deliver Wilkie Lecture

November 17, 2008
Captain Kidd’s Treasure: Wood Discovered, “Living Museum” in the Works

February 9, 2009
One-Man Shows in the Spotlight During IU’s ArtsWeek 2009

April 14, 2009
Indiana University Museums Receive National Honor

August 11, 2009
IU’s Mathers Museum Honored with Prestigious Grant from Institute of Museum and Library Services

August 18, 2009
IU Discovers Stone Tools, Rare Animal Bones — Clues to Caribbean’s Earliest Inhabitants

September 29, 2009
‘Shadow of Cortes’ Exhibit Traces Route of Conquistador and How he is Remembered

Exhibition Review: To Have and To Hold

August 26, 2010
Cultures Unite in ‘Indiana in Afghanistan; Afghanistan in Indiana’ Exhibit at IU’s Wells Library

October 1, 2010
Year-long Celebration of IU and Bloomington Museums begins Friday

October 10, 2011
American Folklore Society’s National Meeting Begins Wednesday at IU Bloomington

October 19, 2010
‘From the Big Bang to the World Wide Web’ Opens with Lecture, Museum Exhibit

December 3, 2010
Anthropology Students, with Extreme Cuisine, Connect Heritage with Food at Public Display

May 2, 2011
Capt. Kidd Shipwreck Site to be Dedicated ‘Living Museum of the Sea’ by Indiana University

August 9, 2011
Mathers Museum, Glenn A. Black Laboratory of Archaeology Merger Yields Cultural History Powerhouse

August 12, 2011
Bloomington Herald-Times: IU’s Black Laboratory and Mathers Museum to Merge

October 25, 2011
Pow Wow on Nov. 5 to Kick Off IU’s Observance of National American Indian Heritage Month

September 4, 2012
Exhibit, Book Capture Nation’s Vivid Past through IU Alum’s Early Color Photographs

September 27, 2012
Conference will Highlight French, Native American and African Interaction in Colonial Midwest

January 29, 2013
IU’s Mathers Museum of World Cultures names Folklore Professor as New Director

February 5, 2013
IU’s Glenn A. Black Laboratory of Archaeology Appoints New Director

March 12, 2013
Mathers Faculty Curator Reinvigorates Museum Research with Senegalese ‘Wish Books’

Apr. 11, 2013
Curating the Ostrom Collection: IU Students Practice Hands-on Curatorship at Mathers
[PDF: Inside IU 2013-4-11 (Ostrom) copy]

April 4, 2013
Mathers Museum Celebrates 50th Anniversary with ‘Treasures’ Exhibition, Programs

May 6, 2013
Art, Theater, Film Highlight IU’s Annual Summer Festival of the Arts

June 4, 2013
Mathers Museum to Host Limestone Exhibit Created by Traditional Arts Indiana

Summer 2013
[Various Stories] Process [Anthropology Department Newsletter]

June 25, 2013
Mathers Exhibit Highlights Native Americans’ Military Contributions

August 21, 2013
IU Professor Curates Apartheid-era Photo Exhibition for Display in Bloomington and South Africa

August 28, 2013
Wells Library IQ-Wall Moves to Mathers Museum

September 3, 2013
20th Lotus World Music and Arts Festival Will Begin with Concert at IU Bloomington

September 7th, 2013
Once a Hoosier, Always a Hoosier, in Ghana

September 10, 2013
Exhibit at Mathers Draws President of Poland’s Institute of National Remembrance to Campus

October 18, 2013
IU Professor is Expert on Little-Known Native American Tribe

November 12, 2013
Pottery Exhibit at Mathers Features Life-Size Replica of Wood-Fired Kiln

November 19, 2013
IU’s Mathers Museum One of Three U.S. Institutions to Collaborate with Chinese Museums

Treasures of the Mathers Museum

February 11, 2014
Interchange – Curating Culture: Museums and Meaning

March 31, 2014
Brilliant Minds at IU Bloomington: The Mathers Museum of World Cultures

April 2, 2014
Mathers Brings Research Work to Life

April 14, 2014
Ojibwe Art Collected by Ostroms on Display Now at Mathers Museum

May 16, 2014
Musicians to Honor Southern Indiana Artist Lotus Dickey at Mathers Museum

June 16, 2014
Mathers Museum Exhibit “Assessing Authenticity” Exploring Identification and Authentication in Museums

July 21, 2014
Mathers Museum Makeover Creates Flexible Exhibition Space, Hands-on Learning Area

December 9, 2014
Traditional Arts Indiana to Create Traveling Show with National Endowment for the Arts Grant

February 16, 2015
‘Graces Received’ Curator to Speak Tuesday about How to Read Meanings in Catholic Folk Art

April 27, 2015
Mathers Museum to Host New Summer Institute on ‘Museums at the Crossroads’

March 12, 2015
Traditional Arts Indiana Thriving in New Home at IU’s Mathers Museum

May 5, 2015
William Siegmann’s Cultural Legacy Shown in Exhibitions at IU Art Museum, Mathers Museum

Summer 2015
Interconnections: Folklore Studies and Anthropology at the Mathers Museum of World Cultures

Collaborative, Consultative, and Research-Based Public Folklore Programming in Museum Contexts: A Professional Development Project to Strengthen the Work of the Mathers Museum of World Cultures, Traditional Arts Indiana, and the Michigan State University Museum

January 15, 2016
Mathers Museum to Host Smithsonian Exhibition on History of Indian Americans

April 11, 2016
Among Old Photos At Mathers Museum, A Researcher Finds His Ancestor

July 8, 2016
Public Discussion to Share Spirit of Mardi Gras in Conjunction with ‘Arts of Survival’ Institute

August 31, 2016
New First Thursdays Festival Puts the Focus on IU’s Arts and Humanities, Food and Fun

December 7th, 2016
Celebrating Elinor Ostrom and IU’s Continuing Engagement with China

December 8th, 2016
Continuing IU’s China Connection and Meeting the Global Needs of IU Students

Traditional Arts Indiana at Indiana University’s Mathers Museum

January 11, 2017
‘Quilts of Southwest China’ Showcases Tradition, Community, Identity at Mathers Museum

February 14, 2017
IU Bloomington’s Mathers Museum to Temporarily Close during Summer for Renovations
[PDF: 2017-02-14 MMWC Closure Release]

January 24, 2017
Interchange – Sharing Patchwork: The Quilts of Southwest China

February 27, 2017
China Remixed: IU Presents a 10-Week Culture Festival

April 26, 2017
Staff and Faculty: Enter to Win a Copy of ‘Quilts of Southwest China’ Book, See Exhibit

June 23, 2017
IU Students Learn Many Skills During Mathers Museum Internship

August 22, 2017
Mathers Museum Reopening after Summer Construction

October 11, 2017
The Day of the Dead Community Altar Welcomes Artifacts at Mathers Museum

November 3, 2017
Traditional Arts Indiana at IU Offers New Statewide Folk Art Apprenticeship Program

November 3, 2017
Mathers Museum of World Cultures Exhibit Offers ‘A Different Look at Syria’

November 28, 2017
New Position to Support Growth of Arts and Humanities at IU Bloomington

January 17, 2018
Contributions from the China-US Folklore and Intangible Cultural Heritage Project

February 20, 2018
Jason Jackson: Director, Mathers Museum

March 20, 2018
Mathers Museum of World Cultures Exhibit Centers on Aging, Imagination

March 30, 2018
Indiana University Mathers Museum Sisters of the Cloth Quilt Exhibit

April 2, 2018
Mathers Museum Offers More than Just an Exhibit to IU Freshman Laysha Hawkins

July 11, 2018
Mathers Exhibit Shares Memories through Historic Photos

Aug 29, 2018
Dying in Style: Mathers Museum to Give Talk about Fantasy Coffins

August 30, 2018
Fantasy Coffins Take Forms of Uterus, Basketball, Octopus

September 6, 2018
Fantasy Coffin Designer Paa Joe Bringing his Brand of Underground art to IUPUI, IU Bloomington

October 1, 2018
Traditional Arts Indiana at IU Launches New Award for Folk and Traditional Artists

October 5, 2018
Mathers Museum Exhibit Showcases ‘Fantasy Coffins’ From Ghana

October 11, 2018
Mexico Remixed will be IU Bloomington’s third annual Global Arts and Humanities Festival

November 5, 2018
Day of the Dead Celebration Kicks Off Mexico Remixed

December 12, 2018
IU Names Bicentennial Professors, Sets Goal of Faculty Presentations in All 92 Indiana Counties

Jan. 30, 2019
IU Center for Rural Engagement Launches New Rural Arts Series Offerings in Three Communities

March 29, 2019
Histories and Realignments: Museum Anthropology Review in a New Era

March 29, 2019
Traditional Arts Indiana’s Bicentennial Exhibition

March 29, 2019
Exhibiting Moments: Qualla Arts and Crafts Mutual at the Mathers Museum of World Cultures

March 29, 2019
Shapes of the Ancestors: Bodies, Animals, Art, and Ghanaian Fantasy Coffins

March 29, 2019
The American Folklore Society-China Folklore Society Folklore and Intangible Cultural Heritage Project, 2013-2016

May 9, 2019
Vodou Drums Symbolize Clash Between Climate Change and the Sacred in Haiti |
Mathers Museum of World Cultures Exhibition at IU Explores the Intersection of Humanity, the Divine and the Environment

June 11, 2019
Fossils, Flies and Fashion: Meet the Director Who Works with All University Collections

Aug. 12, 2019
Traditional Arts Indiana to Honor 2019 State Fair Masters

September 5, 2019
Themester 2019 Explores ‘Remembering and Forgetting’

September 10, 2019
At Home and Abroad: Reflections on Collaborative Museum Ethnography at the Mathers Museum of World Cultures

September 24, 2019
McRobbie: State of Indiana University is Strong, Innovative as it Prepares for Third Century

September 24, 2019
The State of Indiana University at the Bicentennial

September 25, 2019
IU President Announces New Museum During State of the University Address

October 11, 2019
Reclaiming a Culture: How IU is Helping an Indigenous Community Restore its Endangered Language

October 16, 2019
Mathers Museum of World Cultures celebrates Day of the Dead

Oct. 22, 2019
From the Desk: Creating the IU Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

December 4, 2019
Sacred Drums and Sustainability: A Curator’s Talk at the Mathers Museum

December 8, 2019
15th Annual Parranda Eelebrates End of Fall Semester

December 9, 2019
200-Year History of Bloomington Focus of Mathers Museum Exhibit

December 23, 2019
Advanced Visualization Lab Re-purposes Technology Across IU Campuses

Images of Native Americans exhibited at Mathers Museum

Mead Traveling Film and Video Festival Comes to Bloomington

This listing is very incomplete, even relative to materials available online in December 2019.
Does not included works of scholarship drawing upon MMWC resources.
Does not include event and exhibition notices.

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