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EXHIBIT: "Quilts of Southwest China"

Event series runs weekly on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday from Jan 24 to May 7, 2017. (view upcoming)
  • Thursday, March 23, 2017 at 9:00 AM (view)
  • Friday, March 24, 2017 at 9:00 AM (view)
  • Tuesday, March 28, 2017 at 9:00 AM (view)
  • Wednesday, March 29, 2017 at 9:00 AM (view)
  • Thursday, March 30, 2017 at 9:00 AM (view)
  • Friday, March 31, 2017 at 9:00 AM (view)
  • Tuesday, April 4, 2017 at 9:00 AM (view)
  • Wednesday, April 5, 2017 at 9:00 AM (view)
  • Thursday, April 6, 2017 at 9:00 AM (view)
  • Friday, April 7, 2017 at 9:00 AM (view)
  • Tuesday, April 11, 2017 at 9:00 AM (view)
  • Wednesday, April 12, 2017 at 9:00 AM (view)
  • Thursday, April 13, 2017 at 9:00 AM (view)
  • Friday, April 14, 2017 at 9:00 AM (view)
  • Tuesday, April 18, 2017 at 9:00 AM (view)
  • Wednesday, April 19, 2017 at 9:00 AM (view)
  • Thursday, April 20, 2017 at 9:00 AM (view)
  • Friday, April 21, 2017 at 9:00 AM (view)
  • Tuesday, April 25, 2017 at 9:00 AM (view)
  • Wednesday, April 26, 2017 at 9:00 AM (view)
  • Thursday, April 27, 2017 at 9:00 AM (view)
  • Friday, April 28, 2017 at 9:00 AM (view)
  • Tuesday, May 2, 2017 at 9:00 AM (view)
  • Wednesday, May 3, 2017 at 9:00 AM (view)
  • Thursday, May 4, 2017 at 9:00 AM (view)
  • Friday, May 5, 2017 at 9:00 AM (view)

This groundbreaking international exhibition was organized by a bi-national consortium of Chinese and American museums, including the MMWC, that has worked together to document and research these textiles--art forms dating back over 3,000 years, but little known outside certain ethnic minority communities in China. Featuring 24 works expertly fashioned, patched, and appliquéd together to form artistic, yet functional textiles, the exhibition presents research and collecting that provides some of the first documentation of the making and use of these textiles. The exhibit is sponsored by The Henry Luce Foundation. Additional support comes from the IUB Arts and Humanities Council in conjunction with China Remixed: Arts and Humanities in Contemporary Chinese Culture. Project partners include Yunnan Nationalities Museum (Kunming, Yunnan, China); Guangxi Museum of Nationalities (Nanning, Guangxi, China); Guizhou Nationalities Museum (Guiyang, Guizhou, China); Michigan State University Museum (East Lansing, Michigan, USA); Museum of International Folk Art (Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA); the International Quilt Study Center and Museum, University of Nebraska-Lincoln (Lincoln, Nebraska, USA); the American Folklore Society; and the Chinese Folklore Society.

Start
Tuesday March 21, 2017 09:00 AM
End
Tuesday March 21, 2017 04:30 PM
Location
Mathers Museum of World Cultures, 416 N. Indiana Ave, Bloomington, IN
Contact
Mathers Museum of World Cultures
Website
http://www.mathers.indiana.edu
Contact Email
mathers@indiana.edu
Cost
Free
More Contact Info
812-855-6873
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