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By: Sophia Jaegly, Eiteljorg Fall 2021 Marketing and Communications Intern Entering the third year of my studies at Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis, I felt immense pressure to know. I wanted to discover how the world worked, how my community defined itself and how I could contribute to...

Eiteljorg Museum front exterior Image courtesy of Jessica Strickland Photography, 2013   The Eiteljorg Museum was recognized as one of "Top 10 Most Architecturally Wondrous" buildings in Indianapolis, according to a Dec. 3, 2021 article in the Indianapolis Business Journal. A panel of six leading architects commended the...

By Elisa G. Phelps, vice president and chief curatorial officer Unrecorded Artist from the Navajo Nation Necklace, 1970s Silver, turquoise Collection of the Eiteljorg Museum Gift of Helen Cox Kersting in Memory of Dr. Hans Joachim Kersting, 2008.8.648 Featured in the exhibition Native American Customary Art 101 The next time you visit...

In May, the Eiteljorg’s Marketing and Communications team competed in the Pinnacle Awards contest presented by the Public Relations Society of America, Hoosier Chapter, and won two statewide awards for excellence. The competition recognized the best projects and programs in the public relations industry in...

By Elisa G. Phelps, vice president and chief curatorial officer Jennifer Complo McNutt, 1957-2021 As we mourn the passing of Jennifer Complo McNutt, curator of contemporary art, we also celebrate her many accomplishments during an incredible 30-year tenure at the Eiteljorg Museum. During that time, Jennifer curated...

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