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Gatherings October 28, 2020 All Saints’ Day approaches and all across Mexico preparations are underway for Día de Muertos. Coinciding with the Fall harvest, the festivities accompanying Day of the Dead bring forth a feast for the senses at the local markets. Families congregate to gather supplies...

By Lezlie Laxton, Eiteljorg director of human resources If you have ever volunteered at the Eiteljorg, you are familiar with Deborah Kish. Deborah began her time at the museum in 2008 as the manager of volunteer services and will be retiring in October 2020. Deborah brought...

Scott Shoemaker, left, and Jason Larrison, right, at the Oct. 12 news conference   On Monday Oct. 12, the Eiteljorg Museum was the venue for a news conference where a proclamation by the Indianapolis City-County Council about Indigenous Peoples' Day was read aloud.  Speaking at the news...

Local favorites and international acts are highlights of this year’s celebration By Alisa Nordholt-Dean, Beeler Family director of education and public programs While nothing can replace the experience of watching colorful twirling folklórico dancers, taking selfies with immaculately dressed and made-up Catrinas and Catrins, and indulging in...

First-ever online format for prestigious sale a success for museum, artists and collectors Mark Kelso, Bargersville, Ind. Tearin’ It Up, 2020 Oil on panel, 36 x 48 inches Winner of the 2020 Quest for the West® Harrison Eiteljorg Purchase Award, presented by the Western Art Society   INDIANAPOLIS – Nearly three...

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