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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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Curator’s Choice Series: Unpacking “The Americanization of California” by Dean Cornwell with Johanna Blume

January 4, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 12:20 pm

The Americanization of California has rarely been on exhibit at the Eiteljorg, but is now a focal point in the reinstalled Western Galleries. Join Johanna Blume, associate curator of western art, on the first Friday of the month at noon, for a discussion about the…

Lessons from the Animal People a Storytelling Performance by Dovie Thomason

January 12, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Dovie Thomason (Lakota/Plains Apache) presents an intertribal sampling of traditional animal stories for all ages. These stories often explain questions about the Earth and her animal children, like why does bear hibernate? Why doesn't rabbit have a tail? And more. Cost: Eiteljorg members – Free…

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day – FREE Admission

January 21, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

The Eiteljorg Museum will offer FREE admission to all on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day along with the other White River State Park (WRSP) attractions.

Curator’s Choice: Curatorial Musings: My Two Favorite Pieces in the Museum

February 1, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 12:20 pm

Join Jennifer Complo McNutt, curator of contemporary art, on the first Friday of the month at noon for a talk about two remarkable art works on exhibit. Cost: Eiteljorg members – Free Non-members/General Public – Talk included with admission to the museum

Leon Jett Memorial Lecture: Ron Craig: Lewis and Clark: And Who is That Black Man Standing Next To Clark?

February 16, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Join Ron Craig, executive producer for Astoria Productions in Portland, Oregon, for this fascinating presentation about a long-overlooked but important historical figure: York, an African-American man who was a member of the Lewis and Clark expedition. Cost: Eiteljorg members – Free Non-members/General Public – Lecture…

Curator’s Choice Series: Santos y Cruces: Saints and Crosses in New Mexican Art

March 2, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 12:20 pm

Explore the history of Hispanic religious traditions and the devotional art that adorned churches and homes in New Mexico with Elisa Phelps, vice president and chief curatorial officer, on the first Friday of the month at noon. Cost: Eiteljorg members – Free Non-members/General Public –…

Indian Market & Festival

June 22, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Artists can apply TODAY for Indian Market & Festival Join us for a weekend celebration of Native American cultures through art, music, dance, demonstrations, food and more. Featuring Native performers and artists from more than 50 Native American cultures from across the U.S. and Canada.…

Indian Market & Festival

June 23, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Artists can apply TODAY for Indian Market & Festival Join us for a weekend celebration of Native American cultures through art, music, dance, demonstrations, food and more. Featuring Native performers and artists from more than 50 Native American cultures from across the U.S. and Canada.…

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Exhibition Events

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The Reel West at the Eiteljorg Museum

The Reel West

March 3, 2018 @ 10:00 am - February 3, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
Mon 10

Harry Fonseca: The Art of Living

May 19, 2018 @ 10:00 am - April 19, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
Featured Event:

JINGLE RAILS

Join us for one of our most popular events of the year. This one-of-a-kind exhibit features elaborate model train tracks, complete with landscapes handcrafted from natural elements. More details for our 2018 exhibit, coming soon!

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