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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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Jingle Rails: The Great Western Adventure

November 23, 2019 @ 10:00 am - January 20, 2020 @ 5:00 pm

Toys for Turtle Mountain’s Annual Toy Drive

November 23 @ 10:00 am - December 9 @ 5:00 pm

Please consider donating new toys to the Toys for Turtle Mountain's Annual Toy Drive for children of all ages on the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians Reservation in Belcourt, ND. The Eiteljorg Museum has helped collect hundreds of toys over the past few years and with…

Meet Artist-in-Residence Katherine Dickerson (Kiowa Tribe of Oklahoma)

November 23 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Through her traditional beadwork, artist-in-residence Katherine Dickerson (Kiowa Tribe of Oklahoma) shares stories and history. She creates bags, belts, beaded gourds and footwear in the same way they were made in the 1800s. Meet Katherine and learn about her art and culture during her open…

Thanksgiving Weekend at the Eiteljorg

November 29 @ 10:00 am - November 30 @ 5:00 pm

Meet artist-in-residence Katrina Mitten (Miami of Oklahoma) and learn about her Native American beadwork and Miami culture. Watch artist demonstrations, create art and see the museum’s annual holiday display, Jingle Rails. Cost: Eiteljorg members - Free Non-members/General Public – Weekend activities included with museum admission

Drum Making Workshop with Tony Showa (Navajo) – SOLD OUT

November 30 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

To Native People, the drum is known at “the heartbeat of Mother Earth” and is a healing tool for feeling centered and balanced. Please join Tony Showa (Navajo) for a drum making workshop at the Eiteljorg Museum on Saturday, November 30. Showa will share teachings…

Bourbon, Jingle & Mingle: An evening with AGAVE at the Eiteljorg

December 5 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Warm yourself up this holiday season with AGAVE's Bourbon, Jingle & Mingle event at the Eiteljorg Museum. AGAVE is the museum's young professional auxiliary group. Take a stroll through the locomotive winter wonderland of Jingle Rails: The Great Western Adventure while enjoying a bourbon cocktail from…

Curator’s Choice Series: How Do We Make Jingle Rails Happen?

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

Have you ever wondered how we make Jingle Rails: The Great Western Adventure happen? Join our director of exhibition and graphic design, Steve Sipe, on the first Friday of December at noon for a glimpse into how we bring the locomotive wonderland to life. Cost:…

The Polar Express Movie Screening

December 7 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until December 21, 2019

Celebrate the holiday season at the Eiteljorg with a screening of the film The Polar Express (rated G). Cost: Eiteljorg members - Free Non-members/General Public – Movie screening included with museum admission

Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day – FREE Admission

January 20, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Enjoy free admission to the Eiteljorg Museum on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day. This is also the final day to see our popular holiday model train exhibit, Jingle Rails: The Great Western Adventure. Cost: FREE Admission

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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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