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With a combination of returning favorites and new faces, traditional and contemporary styles, this year’s lineup of Eiteljorg Artists in Residence is sure to delight. Stop by the museum and meet each artist during open studio times and sign up for a workshop or two. Saturdays OCT...

By Haley Stevenson, Eiteljorg marketing and communications intern Indianapolis’ most beloved holiday family attraction, Jingle Rails: The Great Western Adventure, returns to the Eiteljorg Museum on Nov. 17. In its ninth holiday season, Jingle Rails features new miniature scenes the electric trains will ramble through. New at...

  What comes to mind when you conjure up images of Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead)? A somber memorial? Spooky skeletons? Instead, picture vibrant swirling colors, lively music, rhythmic sounds of hammers making punched tin treasures, laughter as children take in delightful papel picado...

By Johanna M. Blume, curator of Western art, history and culture Howard Post Old Friends, 2010 Oil on canvas 24 x 48 inches Loan courtesy of Terry Oertli For more than 40 years, Howard Post has been a distinctive voice in the world of Western art. His “ranchscapes” highlight the interconnectedness...

By Rachel Foley, Eiteljorg marketing and communications intern Over the summer, the Eiteljorg said farewell to some committed employees who have moved on to new adventures and welcomed colleagues to new roles: Sheila Jackson In August, Sheila Jackson retired after seven years as membership manager. Creative and enthusiastic,...

Artist Mark Kelso on Sept. 8 received the Quest for the West® Artists' Choice Award, presented by Ed and Phyllis Cockerill, for his painting, Riverdance.  The Johnson County Daily Journal newspaper published this feature story about Quest for the West® and profiled a local Quest artist, Mark Kelso...

Western Art Collector magazine published a spread about the 13th annual Quest for the West® Art Show and Sale at the Eiteljorg Museum. The sale is Sept. 7-8 and the Quest exhibit is open to the general public Sept. 9-Oct. 7.  Read the article at this link: Western.Art.Collector_August 2018_Quest Preview Image...

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