Members-Only Coffee and Conversation with Melanie Sainz

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Members-Only Coffee and Conversation with Melanie Sainz

October 16 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am

Please note that this event is for Eiteljorg Museum members only. If you would like to become a member or renew your membership, click here.

Join Eiteljorg Museum staff for a morning of coffee and conversation with Artist in Residence Melanie Tallmadge Sainz (Ho-Chunk). Hear Melanie talk about growing up in the Wisconsin Dells, where her parents Roger and Bernadine Tallmadge owned and operated the Winnebago Indian Museum for many years. She will also discuss her career as an educator and artist. Melanie founded Little Eagle Arts Foundation and Native Presence Gallery and Learning Center, which hosts exhibits and workshops that support emerging artists and showcase authentic Native American art. As an artist, Melanie’s versatile talents include basketry, quillwork, and beadwork.

This is event is free to Eiteljorg Museum members and includes complimentary coffee and donuts.

Seating is limited and advance registration is required. For more information or to register for the Coffee and Conversation event, contact Jennifer Hiatt at 317-275-1360 or email

Participants may also sign up to attend the Quill Earring Workshop which will immediately follow the event. Members receive a $5.00 discount (code required). All materials will be provided and no experience necessary. This project will be detail-oriented and best for ages 12+. Click here to register.


October 16
9:00 am - 10:00 am
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