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Artist in Residence: Karen Ann Hoffman (Oneida of Wisconsin / Haudenosaunee)

November 1, 2022 - November 18, 2022

Karen Ann Hoffman; Man Mound Footstool, 2017

Artists in Residence: The Eiteljorg’s artist in residence program brings Native and Western artists from across North America to the museum and to classrooms, libraries and senior centers in the local community. Visiting artists provide a mix of small onsite and virtual online offerings.

Karen Ann’s Bio: Karen Ann Hoffman (Oneida of Wisconsin / Haudenosaunee) creates beautiful decorative pieces following the traditions of Iroquois raised beadwork. This style of Woodland beadwork embodies Iroquois worldviews. Karen Ann is a member of the Oneida nation, one of the six nations of the Iroquois. Karen Ann’s award winning beadwork has been displayed across the country and is in the permanent collection of the Smithsonian Institution – National Museum of the American Indian, the Children’s Museum of Indianapolis and the State of Wisconsin.

Medium: Iroquois Raised Beadwork


Member’s Coffee & ConversationsSaturday, Nov. 12,  9 – 10 a.m.

Enjoy a morning of conversation, coffee and donuts with artist in residence Karen Ann Hoffman. To register, contact Jennifer Hiatt at jhiatt@eiteljorg.com.

Public Workshop: Saturday, Nov. 12, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Join us for a workshop with Haudenosaunee Raised Beadwork artist, Karen Ann Hoffman. Learn about Karen Ann’s art form and then try it out yourself!
Fee: $25/non-members; $20/members


Virtual Artist TalkFriday, Nov. 18 at noon

Hear from Karen Ann about her work, process, and her culture in this virtual talk.


Open Studios:
Thursday, Nov. 10, 1 – 4 p.m.
Friday, Nov. 11, 1:30 – 4 p.m.
Thursday, Nov. 17, 1 – 4 p.m.
Saturday, Nov. 19, -CANCELLED

Meet Haudenosaunee Raised Beadwork artist Karen Ann Hoffman, and learn about her artwork and this beadwork technique unique to Haudenosaunee artists. Included with museum admission.


November 1, 2022
November 18, 2022
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Indianapolis, IN 46204 United States
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