BE THE FIRST TO HEAR ABOUT EXHIBITIONS AND EVENTS
BE THE FIRST TO HEAR ABOUT EXHIBITIONS AND EVENTS

Coming Up

At The Eiteljorg
Indianapolis Hospitality Week

December 16 @ 10:00 am - December 22 @ 5:00 pm

Are you an Indianapolis hospitality worker – a skycap, hotel concierge, IndyGo or cab driver, restaurant server, Convention Center staff? The Eiteljorg Museum would like to invite anyone who works…

MUSEUM HOURS

We’re Open Late in December on Monday: 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.
December 9, 16, 23 & 30

Tuesday through Saturday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Sunday: Noon – 5 p.m.

Closed: Thanksgiving, Christmas & New Year’s Day.

ADMISSION

  • Adults: $15
  • Seniors 65+: $12
  • Youth 5–17: $8

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  • Children 4 & under: Free
  • Members, Native Americans, & IUPUI Students & Faculty: Free

LOCATION

We are located within White River State Park at
500 West Washington Street
Indianapolis, IN 46204

When you visit, remember that we offer free parking when available in the White River State Park underground parking garage.

Holiday Exhibition:

JINGLE RAILS: THE GREAT WESTERN ADVENTURE

A family favorite holiday tradition returns with new, exciting additions. See G-scale trains chug through the Indianapolis skyline and landmarks of the West, with scenes made of all-natural materials. NEW This Year: The Iconic Indianapolis Motor Speedway and historic Spanish Colonial missions of the Southwest. Open until 8 p.m. Mondays in December.

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Special Exhibition:

BLURRING THE LINE: THE EITELJORG COMTEMPORARY ART FELLOWSHIP

The nationally renowned Eiteljorg Fellowship features the compelling work of five powerful contemporary Native artists.
“The line that separates contemporary native art from customary Native art does not exist. The work of contemporary Native artists today is a continuum of Native expression,” according to Jennifer Complo McNutt, curator of contemporary art.

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Featured Exhibition:

FOR A LOVE OF HIS PEOPLE: THE PHOTOGRAPHY OF HORACE POOLAW

Our newest exhibition is on loan from the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of the American Indian. The exhibit features more than 75 black-and-white photos taken by Kiowa photographer Horace Poolaw (1906 – 1984).

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Upcoming Exhibition:

PLEASE TOUCH! THE SCULPTURES OF MICHAEL NARANJO

This fascinating exhibition features touchable sculptures of bronze by renowned artist Michael Naranjo (Santa Clara Pueblo) as part of an initiative to make exhibitions accessible to all individuals..

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WESTERN

Collection

The Western collection features art created in the 1890’s as well as art created today. Enjoy works from members of the Taos Society of Artists as well as creations by early modernist artists including Georgia O’Keffee, Robert Henri, and many more.

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NATIVE AMERICAN

Collection

Native Art is diverse. This collection includes art and artifacts representing all major culture areas of the Western Hemisphere from tribes in the United States and Canada.

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CONTEMPORARY

Collection

This collection is a display of diversity. Everything from photographs, beadwork, works on paper and canvas, to beaver fur, hides, and large installations are exhibited here for visitors to understand Native and Western art outside of typical representations.

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OUTDOOR

Collection

The history and expression of Western and Native Art is on display inside and out of the museum. Outdoor pieces can be found throughout the grounds in a compelling balance between sculpture and nature.

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About The

MUSEUM

The Eiteljorg tells the stories of the peoples of North America in all their diversity and complexity. It’s a place for historical context, artistic expression, new ideas and individual perspectives. Here, visitors immerse themselves in the diverse cultures of the West and Native America, and sharing these amazing American stories is what we do at the Eiteljorg.

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There’s always something new happening at the Eiteljorg. Read up on our latest news and press releases.

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Join us for incredible stories, awe-inspiring art, and a deeper understanding of life and culture in the American West.

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