VIRTUAL INDIAN
MARKET & FESTIVAL
Shop the market June 14 - 28: EXPLORE NOW
LAUGHTER & RESILIENCE: HUMOR IN NATIVE AMERICAN ART Featured Exhibition: LEARN MORE JUNETEENTH COMMUNITY CELEBRATION Virtual panels, activities, and more: LEARN MORE JINGLE RAILS: Featured Exhibition: POWERFUL WOMEN II: CONTEMPORARY ART FROM THE EITELJORG COLLECTION COME EXPLORE TELLING AMAZING STORIES More Than A Museum: The Great Western Adventure COME EXPLORE
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Coming Up

At The Eiteljorg
Virtual Juneteenth Celebration

June 19

Juneteenth, a brief history: On June 19, 1865, federal troops arrived in Galveston, Texas to bring the news that the Civil War had ended and to ensure all enslaved people…

MUSEUM HOURS

Click here to learn about our health procedures and requirements for visiting the museum.

Monday through Saturday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Café: 11 a.m. – 3 p.m., limited menu

Sunday: Noon – 5 p.m.
Café: Noon – 3 p.m., limited menu

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.

Featured Exhibition:
Open Now – Oct. 3, 2021

POWERFUL WOMEN: CONTEMPORARY ART FROM THE EITELJORG COLLECTION

This exhibition highlights contemporary women artists, especially Native artists, and the powerful works they have created that speak to issues of personal identity, political agency, memory and violence against women.

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Featured Exhibition:
Open now

NATIVE AMERICAN CUSTOMARY ART 101

While the Native American galleries undergo reconstruction, explore selections from the Native American customary art collection. The collection encompasses diverse materials and techniques, and showcases the gifted imaginations of Native artists.

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Featured Exhibition:
Open Now – Aug. 8, 2021

LAUGHTER & RESILIENCE: HUMOR IN NATIVE AMERICAN ART

This exhibition explores how the concept of humor, telling jokes, being light-hearted, and taking a less serious approach to life (especially during times that require or have required acts of resiliency), is central to many Native American groups.

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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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& Press Releases

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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