• Tendrils of Design: Chinese Arts Past and Present
    April 27 12:00am
    This thematic tour will focus on recurring symbols in Chinese arts over time and provide a context for the work of visiting contemporary artist Beili Liu. more »
  • A Step in Time Across the Line: Recent Works by Chee Wang Ng
    April 27 12:00am
    What does it mean to be Chinese in today’s diverse global society? Through multimedia works of photography, sculpture, video, and installation, Chee Wang Ng asks this question and explores the possibilities with image rich tableaux of artifacts that range from documentary material to kitsch. With the rise of Chinese engagement with the wor more »
  • EXHIBIT: "Beijing's 798 Art Zone"
    April 28 9:00am
    After the turn of the 21st century, artists and cultural entrepreneurs began colonizing a former military factory complex in northeast Beijing. Taking its name from that numbered factory, the 798 Art Zone is an urban arts colony that now attracts visitors from around China and the world. Offering a glimpse of a compelling place that is both visu more »
  • EXHIBIT: "Thoughts, Things, and Theories...What is Culture?"
    April 28 9:00am
    Thoughts, Things, and Theories...What Is Culture? explores the nature of culture. The exhibit will be open through May 7, 2017. The Mathers Museum of World Cultures is located at 416 North Indiana Avenue, Bloomington, Indiana. The Mathers Museum exhibition hall and Museum Store are open Tuesdays through Fridays, from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; and more »
  • EXHIBIT: "Quilts of Southwest China"
    April 28 9:00am
    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 fa more »
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