Museum Info

Monday – Saturday:
10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Noon – 5 p.m.

500 W. Washington St.
Indianapolis, IN 46204

Donate Your Art / Collection

How to Donate

The Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art acquires art for the collection through gift, bequest, transfer, commission, or purchase. The Eiteljorg only accepts unrestricted gifts, bequests, transfers, commissions, or purchases for the collections.

All item(s) under consideration for acquisition, either through gift, purchase, transfer, commission, or exchange, will be subject to thorough examination and research by Curatorial Staff. No item(s) shall be accepted for consideration without the full knowledge of the Curatorial and Collections Staff.

Curatorial Staff will make recommendations to the Acquisitions Committee and Collections Council before a formal decision is made. All acquisitions must receive approval by the Collections Council, which has been designated to represent the Board of Directors in taking such action.

If you have an item(s) you would like to gift to the museum please contact us via email or phone.

For inquiries about gifts of Native American Art, please contact:
Dorene Red Cloud, Curator of Native American Art 317-275-1352

For inquiries about gifts of Art of the American West, please contact:
Johanna Blume, Curator of Western Art, History, and Culture 317-275-1327

Donors are responsible for appraisals of value. Under no circumstance shall the museum provide an appraisal of a donation.

We do not accept any walk-in gifts, purchases, transfers, and bequests. Do not abandon any items on our premises.

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