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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Día de Muertos (Day of the Dead) Virtual Celebration

October 28 @ 10:00 am - November 2 @ 5:00 pm

Meet Artist-in-Residence Karen Ann Hoffman (Oneida)

November 3 @ 10:00 am - November 21 @ 5:00 pm

Meet Karen Ann Hoffman (Oneida), an award-winning artist who creates decorative pieces following the traditions of Iroquois raised beadwork. Plan to visit the museum and learn about Hoffman's art and culture during open studio sessions. Cost: Eiteljorg members – Free Non-members/General Public – Program included...

Virtual Curator’s Choice: Artist in Residence— Karen Ann Hoffman (Oneida of Wisconsin)

November 6 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm

Join us for a conversation with artist in residence Karen Ann Hoffman. Karen Ann Hoffman (Oneida of Wisconsin) creates beautiful decorative pieces following the traditions of Iroquois raised beadwork, a style of Woodland beadwork that embodies Iroquois world views. She is in residence at the Eiteljorg Nov. 3-21....

Virtual Quilts Talk with artist Thompson Chicharello

November 11 @ 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Join artist Thompson Chicharello (Canoncito Bank of Navajos) for a conversation on his culture, weaving, quilting, and what it means to be one of only a few male weavers/quilters on his reservation. Pre-registration is required. Register here. Cost: This virtual event is free.

Since the Beginning(s): Native American Oral Traditions and Art

November 12 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Native peoples have called North America home since the beginning. Gather around our virtual fire and listen to Native American artists, culture bearers and experts share how origin stories & traditions are expressed through art! About the Speakers: Karen Ann Hoffman is a member of…

Virtual Artist Talk Series with Karen Ann Hoffman

November 18 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm

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 Indian Market & Festival artists will allow you to do just that! Join Eiteljorg virtual artist in residence Karen Ann Hoffman…

Western Book Club: Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher by Timothy Egan

November 19 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Join us for a discussion of Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher: The Epic Life and Immortal Photographs of Edward Curtis. Meetings will be via Zoom until further notice. The Western Book club meets on the third Thursday of each month. To attend, contact Sandy Schmidt at…

Jingle Rails: The Great Western Adventure

November 21, 2020 @ 10:00 am - January 18, 2021 @ 5:00 pm

Holiday Card Workshop

November 28 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Learn the art of block printing and create your own set of holiday cards. Eiteljorg staff will teach you the basics - creating a design, carving out the negative space, and finally pulling your print. All supplies are included. No previous experience necessary. Register here.…

Leather Tooling Workshop

December 5 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Make your own ornament through a tooled leather workshop! Learn the art of tooling leather and create your own ornament to take home. Eiteljorg staff will teach you the basics. All supplies are included. No previous experience necessary! Tickets are limited for the safety and health…

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Featured Events

Free Music on the Canal!


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.

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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