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In 2017, we reimagined the annual Eiteljorg fund-raiser benefitting the museum’s ever-important and impactful education and public programs departments. Cowpokes & Cocktails was born and what a resounding success it was with increased attendance and contributions. This year’s iteration will once again be an exciting,...

In 2005 the Eiteljorg Contemporary Art Fellowship awarded one of five Eiteljorg Fellowships to Harry Fonseca (Maidu/Nisenan/ Portuguese/Hawaiian). A short 13 months later, Fonseca passed. His death was mourned by the contemporary arts community as well as friends and colleagues. There was a rain of tears...

By Bryan Corbin, Storyteller magazine editor Bill Miller A powerful singer-songwriter, Bill Miller is known for his percussive guitar style and intense vocals. His Native American flute-playing has earned him Grammy awards. Drawing upon his Mohican heritage, Miller sings poignantly about his Native experience, combining traditional singing...

MEDIA ADVISORY: WFYI Public Television and Eiteljorg Museum partner on enlightening documentary that examines the evolution of contemporary Native art “Native Art Now!” airs Saturday, Jan. 27, on WFYI 3 WHAT: Native Art Now! documentary WHEN: rebroadcast at 10 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 27 WHERE: WFYI 3 Indianapolis (channel 20.3)   “What I want people...

On March 3, 2018, the Eiteljorg opens an exciting new special exhibition: The Reel West. This collection of objects, images and hands-on interactives explores how Western movies and TV shows shape perceptions of the American West. Whether you’re a fan of classic Hollywood Westerns such as The Searchers and Bonanza,...

By James H. Nottage, vice president and chief curatorial officer and Gund curator of Western art, history and culture Grafton Tyler Brown (1841-1918) Castle Geyser, Yellowstone, 1891 Oil on canvas Museum purchase through the generosity of Harrison Eiteljorg   Visitors to the Eiteljorg starting in November 2018 will experience beautifully reimagined...

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