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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Virtual Indian Market and Festival

June 14 - June 28

The Eiteljorg Museum Indian Market & Festival, one of the nation’s top Native American art markets, is going all virtual in 2021. For two weeks in June, shop for incredible art online from more than 100 Native American artists from across the United States and...

Virtual Juneteenth Celebration

June 19

Juneteenth, a brief history: On June 19, 1865, federal troops arrived in Galveston, Texas to bring the news that the Civil War had ended and to ensure all enslaved people were freed. As the news spread, so too did the celebrations – Juneteenth, also known...

Virtual Public Tours

June 23 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
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One event on July 21, 2021 at 12:00 pm

One event on June 23, 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...

Headshot of artist Gerald Clarke next to Laughter and Resilience gallery

Laughter & Resilience Artist Talk Series with Gerald Clarke (Cahuilla)

July 7 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm

Virtual Event (Zoom) Cost: Free Check back soon to register Have you ever wanted to get inside an artist’s mind and find out how they create beautiful artwork? The Virtual Artist Talk series featuring Native American artists from across the United States and Canada will…

Virtual Comic Book Workshop with Jason Garcia (Santa Clara Pueblo)

July 10 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Virtual Event (Zoom) Cost: $15 members / $20 non-members Check back soon to register Jason Garcia is a Tewa artist from Santa Clara Pueblo, New Mexico who often combines traditional Pueblo art forms with pop culture and comic book art. Join Jason for a virtual…

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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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