Eiteljorg Events

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The Eiteljorg hosts a variety of events over the course of the year that you won’t want to miss. Most of our events are included with the price of admission, so you can come enjoy the excitement of a special occasion as well as the beauty of our unique museum.

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Film Photo Walk with Roberts Camera

April 17 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Want to get sentimental and shoot a roll of film? Join photographers Marc Lebryk and Walt Kuhn for a photo walk shooting film in downtown Indianapolis. They will show you how to shoot film and get your exposure right for those memorable images. The cost...

Virtual Public Tours

April 21 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
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One event on April 7, 2021 at 12:00 pm

One event on April 21, 2021 at 12:00 pm

One event on May 5, 2021 at 12:00 pm

One event on May 19, 2021 at 12:00 pm

One event on April 28, 2021 at 12:00 pm

One event on May 12, 2021 at 12:00 pm

Join Eiteljorg Museum volunteer guides and staff for a free 30-minute interactive look at artwork in the museum's collection. This program will be held virtually and hosted via Zoom. Links and log in information will be emailed to registrants in advance of the program. To...

the cover of "House Made of Dawn" by Scott Momaday

Western Book Club: House Made of Dawn by Scott Momaday

May 12 @ 5:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Join us for a discussion of House Made of Dawn by Scott Momaday. Meetings will be via Zoom until further notice. To attend, please contact Museum Programs at museumprograms@eiteljorg.com. Location: Virtual (Zoom) Cost: Free

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Laughter Yoga with Joy Potential

May 29 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Laughter Yoga involves little stretching and LOTS of laughing. Delight in a variety of laughter exercises, playful breathing exercises, and laughter meditation, guaranteed to release stress and tension, open your heart, calm your mind, boost your health, and joyfully infuse your life with an abundance…

Poster of Héčhetu Welo

Héčhetu Welo: A conversation with Lakota Artist Dwayne Wilcox

May 29 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Héčhetu Welo is all that Lakota artist, Dwayne Wilcox has to say. Learn about the beginnings, early life, and inspiration Dwayne experienced growing up on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota. Registrants will receive a link to watch this short film and have a…

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Yearly Events

Sept – Oct

Quest for the West®

Quest is one of the top Western art shows in the country. Opening weekend registrants will be the first to see and bid on paintings and sculptures by some of the most prominent artists in a “luck of the draw” sale and a miniature art sale.

Nov – Jan

Jingle Rails: The Great Western Adventure

Every winter visitors explore Eiteljorg’s popular annual holiday model train display, featuring reproductions of the landmarks of the American West and the skyline of downtown Indianapolis.


Indian Market & Festival

Since 1993, the Eiteljorg Indian Market and Festival has been one of the preeminent summer cultural events in downtown Indianapolis. Artists from more than 50 Native American or First Nations groups present art across multiple disciplines to be awarded, purchased, and enjoyed.


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