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By Bryan Corbin, Storyteller magazine editor Potawatomi, Otoe, Ojibwe and Wyandot artists Moccasins, ca. 1800–ca. 1890 Tanned and smoked deerskin, glass seed beads, ribbon applique, silk ribbon, moose hair Museum purchase with funds provided by a grant from Lilly Endowment Inc.   The Eiteljorg Museum recently acquired another major, nationally prominent...

By Dorene Red Cloud (Oglala Lakota), assistant curator of Native American art This past week in October has consisted of many reminders about one of my least favorite historical figures, Christopher Columbus. For instance, today, Monday October 14, 2019,  is Columbus Day observed. This past Saturday,...

Holiday tradition Jingle Rails is “Back Home Again” for 10th year By Bert Beiswanger, director of marketing and communications For the past decade, the Eiteljorg’s Jingle Rails: The Great Western Adventure has captivated and delighted visitors of all ages. For the young and young at heart, it...

What started several years ago as a small program to educate visitors about Día de Muertos (Day of the Dead) has blossomed into a vibrant multicultural community celebration. Join Nopal Cultural and celebrate Day of the Dead at the Eiteljorg on Saturday, Oct. 26. Admission will...

Smithsonian traveling exhibition features poignant moments by photographer Horace Poolaw [caption id="attachment_5900" align="aligncenter" width="237"] Caption: Gus Palmer (Kiowa, at left), side gunner, and Horace Poolaw (Kiowa), aerial photographer, in front of a B-17 Flying Fortress. MacDill Field, Tampa, Florida, ca. 1944. 45UFL14[/caption] INDIANAPOLIS – An exhibition at...

By Bryan Corbin, Storyteller magazine editor Martha Hill, Ph.D., is seen here with the 1917 oil painting The Grand Canyon by Thomas Moran. Martha, who is retiring as Eiteljorg vice president for public programs and Beeler family director of education, spent her early museum career in...

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