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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Lunch with David Grann at the Eiteljorg Museum

May 20 @ 11:30 am - 2:00 pm

Enjoy lunch while learning from David Grann, author of Killers of the Flower Moon. Grann's book explores the Osage murders of the 1920s. About the Program: What can Indiana (Land of the Indians) learn from the Osage? Please join with NETWORK in welcoming to Indianapolis...

INconversation with Robin Wall Kimmerer (At Capacity)

June 14 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

This event is currently at capacity. If you would like to be added to the waitlist, click the link below. Location: Eiteljorg Museum Cost: Free In Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge, and the Teachings of Plants, author and scientist Robin Wall Kimmerer says, “For all of...

The Freetown Village Singers

Juneteenth & Jazz Community Celebration

June 18 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Celebrate Juneteenth at the Eiteljorg Museum with a free day of admission for all. 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...

Indian Market and Festival 2022

June 25 @ 10:00 am - June 26 @ 5:00 pm

Summer of Celebration Concert Series: Brulé

September 23 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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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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