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Laughter and Resilience: Humor in Native American Art

Laughter and Resilience: Humor in Native American Art

By Dorene Red Cloud (Oglala Lakota), assistant curator of Native American art Heidi Brandow, b.1981 (Diné/Kanaka Maoli), Cute Monster Series, 2015, mixed media, 10.25 inches x 24” inches Image by Addison Doty, courtesy of the Wheelwright Museum of the American Indian...

Eiteljorg’s Year of Honoring Women Continues

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

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....

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