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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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Western Book Club: The Big Sky

July 24 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Join us for lively discussions of a variety of books in the Western genre. The Western Book Club meets bi-monthly at 5:30 p.m. at the Eiteljorg Museum. We've chosen The Big Sky by A.B. Guthrie Jr. for our fourth selection of the year. Are you interested…

Summer Concert Series: Rob Dixon Quartet (Jazz)

July 24 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Back for a fifth season, the Eiteljorg Museum's Summer Under The Sails Concert Series is a great way to get through that mid-week slump. Bands hit the stage at 6 p.m. each Wednesday evening in July. So bring a friend, grab a bite from the…

Under the sails at the Eiteljorg Museum in Indianapolis

AGAVE Happy Hour on the Canal

July 26 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Mix, mingle, and support the mission of the Eiteljorg Museum at the upcoming AGAVE Happy Hour under The Sails. Meet energetic people striving to make a difference in the arts community, expand your professional network, and enjoy a summer evening along the Canal in downtown…

Case of the Mondays: Throwback Movie Trivia

July 29 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us for trivia night at Sun King Brewery in downtown Indy for a night of throwback fun. A portion of beer sales will be donated to the Eiteljorg Museum to help support educational outreach. You’ll also have a chance to win fun prizes including…

Summer Concert Series: Luciano Antonio Trio (Brazilian Jazz)

July 31 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Back for a fifth season, the Eiteljorg Museum's Summer Under The Sails Concert Series is a great way to get through that mid-week slump. The band will hit the stage at 6 p.m. on Wednesday evening. So bring a friend, grab a bite from the…

Curator’s Choice Series: Outside or Outsider!

August 2 @ 12:00 pm - 12:20 pm

Join Jennifer Complo McNutt, curator of contemporary art, on the first Friday of August at noon for an outdoor look at some iconic works of art on the grounds of the Eiteljorg. You might even hear a funny story about the Deer Fountain. Cost: Eiteljorg…

Curator’s Choice Series: Horns, Hides, and Thundering Hooves: The Bison in Western Art

September 6 @ 12:00 pm - 12:20 pm

Majestic and powerful, bison are frequent subjects in Western art. Join Elisa Phelps, vice president and chief curatorial officer, on the first Friday in September at noon for a discussion of bison in art at the Eiteljorg. Cost: Eiteljorg members – Free Non-members/General Public –…

Quest for the West® Art Show & Sale Opens to the Public

September 8 @ 12:00 pm - October 6 @ 5:00 pm

Curator’s Choice Series: Quest for the Best at Quest for the West®

October 4 @ 12:00 pm - 12:20 pm

Join Johanna M. Blume, interim curator of Western art, history and culture, on the first Friday of October at noon for a look at how we select Quest award winners. Cost: Eiteljorg members – Free Non-members/General Public – Talk included with admission to the museum

Navajo Rug Auction and Preview

October 5 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

10 a.m. - 2 p.m.  Preview 3 - 5 p.m.  Auction Begins Shoppers will have the opportunity to preview the Navajo rugs up for auction beginning at 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, October 5. The auction will begin at 3 p.m. The Navajo…

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Free Music on the Canal!

SUMMER UNDER THE SAILS

Cool off and explore the museum’s indoor galleries between 5 and 8 p.m. every Wednesday in June and July, then join us outside starting at 6 p.m. for free live music under The Sails.

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A Community Experience

NEA BIG READ Classic Novel True Grit

Join us for a community experience inspired by the classic Western novel, True Grit, by Charles Portis.

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