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Two-time Eiteljorg Indian Market and Festival Best of Show winner Jody Naranjo offers a glimpse inside Market from an artist’s perspective. The third weekend in June has become a significant time for me. Not only have I been fortunate with awards and sales, it’s a reunion...

 Guitars! Roundups to Rockers runs through Aug. 4 at the Eiteljorg Museum. It’s hard to believe Guitars! has been open for nearly three months! Since the opening, it’s been great to watch visitors interact with the exhibit, and to hear their comments and feedback. One oft-asked question is why...

Indian Market includes an evening opening party and two full days of performances, food, cultural activities and, of course, art sales. We always point out that artists must be Native American and selected into the show, but what exactly does that mean? Artist: Darance Chimerica (Hopi) Being “Indian” Artists...

Reverend Peyton's Big Damn Band Performs at 7:30, June 1 at the Eiteljorg Museum A blast of hillbilly passion and Delta blues will captivate audience members when Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band hits the stage NEXT Saturday, June 1 at  7 p.m., here at the Eiteljorg. The group known...

From this angle, there’s a great contrast between the proper Victorian guitarist and the high-energy Nancy Wilson. When I started my internship with the Eiteljorg's curatorial department last August, I was looking forward to learning more about the curatorial process by working on Guitars! Roundups to Rockers.  Now, looking...

“It’s one in the morning, and I’m awake, thinking about frybread…” – from Frybread Dreams, a poem by Richard Walker If you’ve ever been to any Native American event, you’re probably familiar with fry bread. If you’ve never tasted it, you are truly missing out. Fry bread is just...

Throughout the run of Guitars!Roundups to Rockers, we’ll highlight the top five guitar picks from an Eiteljorg employee and find out whether there’s a Western connection! This week’s playlist comes from Matt Askren, visitor experience manager for the Eiteljorg Museum. Matt playing guitar in Rooms live...

Saturday, May 11 – During Indy’s Cultural Trail Celebration, several bands and singer-songwriters will jam at the Eiteljorg! Two Live Lawn Concerts, 1p.m. - 3p.m., FREE Devil to Pay  Fresh off of the release of their latest album, Fate is Your Muse, this Indianapolis-based metal band will hit the stage outside the...

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