General Description / Special Programs
The museum is a hub for research, exhibitions, public programs, training, and other activities relating to ethnography, ethnology, and cultural history. The museum is used for classes in anthropology, folklore studies, and a range of other fields, including in museum studies courses.
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Experience Offered
Internship / Grants / Funding
Internships Available 1
Internship Required 0
Internship Info The museum has an active practicum program as well as a paid-internship program. Practicum and internship information is available via the museum website.
Program Details
Research Facilities Laboratory space and photographic facilities available for visiting scholars.
Collections Focusing on ethnography, history, and photography, the collections are global in scope, with strengths in Native North America, Mexico, South America, Africa, the Middle East, and Central Asia.
Library Resources Volumes on anthropology, history, folklore, and non-western art history.
Publications The museum publishes the peer-reviewed journal Museum Anthropology Review and co-publishes the Material Vernaculars book series with Indiana University Press.
Certs Offered 0
  • Jason Jackson
    Primary Contact
    Director,Professor Anthropology & Folklore; Director Mathers Museum of World Cultures
The museum is a research center of the Office of the Vice Provost for Research, Indiana University. It maintains ties with many campus schools and departments. See also INDIANA UNIVERSITY.
Online Courses
Online Courses: 0
Club / Honor Society
Anthropology Club: 0
Lambda Alpha Chapter: 0