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By Rachel Foley, Eiteljorg marketing and communications intern Beyond its role as an institution of art, history and cultures, the Eiteljorg Museum building is a popular venue that couples rent for weddings and receptions and groups rent for catered events, such as corporate meetings. Planning and...

Last November, I had the privilege of shadowing Hyacinth Rucker, the Eiteljorg communications coordinator, through an event put on by the Public Relations Society of America Hoosier Chapter. That experience opened my eyes to what an amazing institution this museum truly is – something I...

On Saturday, June 16, the Eiteljorg will celebrate Juneteenth (also called Freedom Day) with music, food and fun for the whole family. This annual celebration of freedom is held to commemorate the announcement of the abolition of slavery in Texas 153 years ago in June...

The Sails,  located behind the Eiteljorg Museum along the canal. Photograph courtesy of Zach Malmgren. Back for a fourth year, the Eiteljorg’ s Summer Under The Sails concert series promises another entertaining season, with bands from a variety of genres hitting the stage each Wednesday evening in...

By Samantha Roll, Eiteljorg marketing and communications intern Jan Eason with her son, Douglas Eason, at her retirement party After 26 years of delighting Eiteljorg visitors and employees alike with her warmth and humor, Jan Eason has retired from her position at the museum. Her impact, though,...

By Brittan Semler, Eiteljorg marketing and communications intern Jaq Nigg, the Eiteljorg’s festival and markets manager, is moving on to a new chapter in life after nearly 17 years of dedicated service to the museum. Jaq has been instrumental in organizing s the museum’s largest annual...

The Eiteljorg Museum Café has updated its seasonal menu to welcome the warm weather with fresh new flavors. In effect since April 10, the spring menu includes new additions such as the delectable Shrimp Ceviche from the Nibbles section. This gluten-free option features cilantro citrus-marinated...

Brandi Crocker and Lorna Speece, the guest services coordinators at the Eiteljorg, are strong advocates of the positive impact their admissions staff has on guests to the museum. Their staff does much more than take admission and greet visitors – they are a guest’s best...

INDIANAPOLIS -- A new exhibition at the Eiteljorg Museum in Indianapolis showcases the work of some of the most admired Native American basketmakers while celebrating two of the museum’s most generous supporters: Mel and Joan Perelman. The Perelmans recently gifted to the museum their collection of...

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