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On June 24, 1989, civic leaders, Native American representatives, artists and local dignitaries held a ceremonial ribbon-cutting to open the new Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art. In the above photo, the museum’s founder Harrison Eiteljorg — center, in shirtsleeves — cut the...

Cowpokes & Cocktails Saturday April 27, 5:30-10:30 p.m. Zionsville, IN The spring season means it’s time for the Eiteljorg’s annual fundraiser, Cowpokes & Cocktails, benefitting the museum’s education and public programs department. Cowpokes & Cocktails is the product of reimagining our fundraiser a few years ago and has...

Outstanding Native artworks presented in compelling installations By Bryan Corbin, Storyteller magazine editor Susan Point (Musqueam Indian Band, born 1952) Arrival, 1996 Carved glass, wood Edition 14/15 Museum purchase from New Art of the West 7 with funds provided by Mike and Juanita Eagle A new exhibition at the Eiteljorg Museum will...

By Bryan Corbin, Storyteller magazine editor Elisa Phelps is the Eiteljorg’s new vice president and chief curatorial officer. The Eiteljorg Museum’s new vice president and chief curatorial officer is a true Westerner, a Texan deeply rooted in Colorado and the rich history of the region. Elisa Phelps...

Five Native American/First Nations artists chosen for Eiteljorg Contemporary Art Fellowship Fascinating new exhibit of contemporary Native art by Eiteljorg Fellows opens Nov. 16 INDIANAPOLIS – Five foremost Native American/First Nations artists have been selected for the 2019 Eiteljorg Contemporary Art Fellowship. Curator-chosen selections of their...

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