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Each week the Eiteljorg blog will profile artists who will be featured in RED: Eiteljorg Contemporary Art Fellowship. The exhibit opens Nov. 9. Details below! What follows is an excerpt from Meryl McMaster: Immeasurable, the Art of Being, by Ashley Holland (from RED: Eiteljorg Contemporary Art Fellowship exhibition catalog). Meryl...

Each week the Eiteljorg blog will profile artists who will be featured in RED: Eiteljorg Contemporary Art Fellowship. The exhibit opens Nov. 9. Details below! What follows is an excerpt from Meryl McMaster: Immeasurable, the Art of Being, by Ashley Holland (from RED: Eiteljorg Contemporary Art Fellowship exhibition catalog). Meryl...

Skulls, skeletons and marigolds, are important elements of ofrendas(altars) created to honor and celebrate the lives of family, friends and ancestors who have passed on. Fresh foods, candles, photographs and personal items are also placed on the public and private ofrendas, to welcome the spirits return for...

ash - Cathy Turner Buckaroo Bash co-chair Cathy Turner “We are lucky to live in a city that offers several really enjoyable annual events that benefit community institutions, but there is nothing, NOTHING else like the Eiteljorg Museum’s Buckaroo Bash,” says Cathy Turner, who for eight years has...

Each fall the Eiteljorg connects Indiana students with Native artists from across the United States. This may be the only encounter some students have with someone from another culture and the excitement is palpable as they realize American Indians are alive and well today. The...

To keep our outdoor bronzes looking good and to preserve them for future generations, we have to go through a cleaning and re-waxing process each year (especially for our two fountains). This preservation process removes calcified scale buildup left behind from water and provides a wax coating...

Each week the Eiteljorg blog will profile artists who will be featured in RED: Eiteljorg Contemporary Art Fellowship. The exhibit opens Nov. 9. Details below! What follows is an excerpt from Nicholas Galanin: Translate Transpose Transmit Shifting Indigenous Aesthetics  by Tania Willard (Secwepemc Nation) (from RED: Eiteljorg Contemporary Art Fellowship exhibition catalog). Nicholas...

We caught up with the Eiteljorg’s curator of contemporary art after a hectic week of working with photographers for images for the upcoming Eiteljorg Contemporary Art Fellowship publication. Jennifer believes the Eiteljorg has the greatest collection of Native American fine art in the world. She should know. She’s...

Each week the Eiteljorg blog will feature a profile of artists who will be featured in RED: Eiteljorg Contemporary Art Fellowship. The exhibit opens Nov. 9. Details below! Julie Buffalohead (Ponca Tribe of Oklahoma)          My recent series reflects a journey of a more personal nature. The narrative tension...

“The next rug… Please!” That was the phrase heard over 200 times on Saturday, Oct. 5 during the Eiteljorg’s live Navajo Rug Auction. Potential bidders arrived early to preview the rugs and learn stories behind some of the weavers who created them. As an added bonus, fourth...

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