Eiteljorg’s Year of Honoring Women Continues

By Elisa Phelps, Eiteljorg vice president and chief curatorial officer Fern Sawyer, Richuela Ranch, NM - Heading a Calf at her Spring Branding, 13” x 19.25” ©1988 Barbara Van Cleve The term “hard twist” is used in association with yarn and thread. A hard twist yarn is...

New Acquisition Spotlight: “For Freedom” by Dean Mitchell

By Johanna M. Blume, curator of Western art, history and culture Dean Mitchell For Freedom, 2020 Watercolor 30 x 22 inches Gift of Catherine Turner , 2020.6.1 The Eiteljorg Museum is committed to sharing the stories of the many diverse communities who are part of the...

Internship prioritized valuable workplace experience at museum

Internship prioritized valuable workplace experience at museum

By Caroline States, Eiteljorg marketing and communications intern Caroline States Once the effects of the global pandemic reached Indiana in March, I became concerned -- as a student in my junior year of college -- about the quality of my education going forward....

November 2020 Media Coverage

Bonnie Devine (Ojibwa, born 1952) Canoe, 2003 Graphite on paper, thread, twine, beads Museum purchase from the Eiteljorg Contemporary Art Fellowship In November 2020, there was excellent media coverage published and broadcast about the Eiteljorg Museum and its...

Thoughts on Thanksgiving from Karen Ann Hoffman and Katrina Mitten

This Thanksgiving, we invite you to reflect on the history of the holiday through the perspective of Indigenous peoples. These three videos feature thoughts from recent Artist in Residence Karen Ann Hoffman (Oneida Nation of Wisconsin) and Indian Market and Festival...

Bringing all the elements together by Daniel del Real

Welcome November 2, 2020 Today, let us welcome back the souls of our fallen. Let’s remember their lives; their favorite foods, their favorite drinks, even their favorite things. Let’s go through our photo albums and reminisce about those moments captured in stills....

Día de los Angelitos by Daniel del Real

Angels on Earth November 1, 2020 Today is Día de los Angelitos or Day of the Little Angels. It’s the lesser known day 1 associated with the 2 day celebration known as Day of the Dead. On this day, indigenous communities across Mexico are celebrating the lives of the...

Museum Info

Monday – Saturday:
10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Noon – 5 p.m.

500 W. Washington St.
Indianapolis, IN 46204

Tue 12

Volunteer Recognition Night

July 12 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Sat 16

Bizhiki Culture and Dance Company Family Day

July 16 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm