July 2022 E-Calendar/Notes

Themester Awards IUMAA Grant for First Thursdays Programs, Speaker Series

Visitors to IU Bloomington's First Thursdays festivals in September and October will be able to express their individual identities and contribute to an expression of the IU Bloomington community through quilting activities hosted by the museum and funded by a grant from Themester 2022: Identity and Identification, an initiative of the IU College of Arts and Sciences.

Learn more about the Themester grant>>

Museum Moving Forward with Student Assistance

As IUMAA moves in more artifacts, and more exhibits are being designed and built, students are playing a critical role in every aspect of the work.Caroline Goodwin and Anne Marie McCarthy, seen left carefully rolling up one of the museum's Gullah quilts for storage, are among the many interns, practica students, research fellows, and graduate assistants helping to prepare for the museum's opening in Fall 2023.

Learn about student opportunities at IUMAA>>

IUMAA Online Programs

Missed an IUMAA online program you were interested in seeing? Wondering what other online programs we've offered in the past? Then take a look at our YouTube channel.The museum's Coffee and Curator series is available, including the most recent presentation on Celestial Alignments at Angel Mounds, and they're all captioned.

Explore IUMAA's YouTube channel>>

Event: Coffee and Curators--Musical Instruments at IUMAA

Thursday, July 14; 3 p.m. (Eastern)

Why does the IUMAA have more than 2,000 musical instruments? Who are Hornbostel and Herzog? Spend a 20-minute coffee break with Sarah Hatcher, Head of Programs and Education at IUMAA, and learn more about the museum's musical instrument collection during this free online event.

Register for Coffee and Curators Zoom>>

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