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Eiteljorg vice president and chief curatorial officer, James Nottage, blogs about the new installations in the Gund Gallery of Western Art. When the Fenimore Art Museum in Cooperstown, New York, asked about borrowing the Eiteljorg’s painting of The Burial of Uncas by N. C. Wyeth, we were happy to oblige.  The Fenimore is...

From pocket change to budget buster, our top picks for Mom from the Eiteljorg   Eiteljorg Museum Store Even if you weren’t the perfect child, it was Mommy who kissed the booboos and scared away the monsters under the bed. Tell her “Thank You” with gifts from the Eiteljorg. For...

As the Eiteljorg’s festival and markets manager, each year I plan what I hope will be an exciting entertainment schedule for Indian Market and Festival. My goal is to fill the stage with mesmerizing, educational, straight-up fun performances. This year will not disappoint! We’re excited to...

Here at the Eiteljorg, we care deeply about “Telling Amazing Stories,” but like anybody, we learn a lot of what we know through listening to you. As an Eiteljorg Visitor Experience Fellow, I get to read comment cards given to us by our visitors. My...

Mark your calendars for Sunday, May 5! That’s when C.F. Martin & Co. historian/guitar expert, Dick Boak, will take participants through an interactive journey of the history of the American guitar. Dick’s presentation will showcase the 180-year-old Martin company, as well as the evolution of its acoustic...

Bonnie Devine (Ojibwa),Manitoba, 2010, 62 Pandemic Body Bags Bonnie Devine’s work, Manitoba, is a powerful piece that is not to be missed. A prominent Canadian First Nation woman and 2011 Eiteljorg Fellow, Devine is a multi-talented sculpture and installation artist, as well as a curator and writer. Devine’s work often deals...

On a chilly Tuesday afternoon in December 2012, I sat in the hot seat at the Eiteljorg. It was my second interview for a PR Manager job - and I was sitting at a boardroom table with curators, vice presidents and other decision makers. They all wanted...

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 Johanna Blume, Assistant Curator of Western Art, History and Culture.   Assistant Curator Johanna Blume My...

Right now, visitors to Jingle Rails: The Great Western Adventure can receive $2 off admission by donating pasta to our community partner Second Helpings. We asked Betsy Whitmore of Second Helpings to explain why these donations are so crucial, during the holidays and throughout the year. At Second...

A “Picture Perfect” Holiday Gift Guide from Roberts Camera In honor of our National Geographic Greatest Photographs of the American West Exhibit, it is time to take a few moments to think about the camera lovers in our lives!  We all have a family shutterbug to buy...

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