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Scholars fine-tune their research on Religion and the American West during conference at Eiteljorg Museum
By Jessica Nelson, Ph.D., director of religion and culture initiatives On April 20-23, the Eiteljorg welcomed scholars from around the United States to our museum. The scholars participated in a symposium on the theme “Religion and the American West,” co-sponsored by...
Terry Tapia’s work in new galleries embodies stories shared by families, and reveals interesting details
By Dorene Red Cloud (Oglala Lakota), curator of Native American art The new Native American Galleries are organized on the themes of Relation, Continuation and Innovation. The Eiteljorg Museum’s newly re-envisioned Native American Galleries opened in June 2022 with...
Movement to instill values of DEAI is a priority for Eiteljorg Museum
By Johanna M. Blume, curator of Western art history and culture, and 2023 co-chair of the Eiteljorg DEAI Council In the midst of pandemic illness and worldwide systemic inequity and discrimination which came to a head in 2020, Black, Indigenous and People of Color...
Eiteljorg Fellows of 1999 and 2001 with current or upcoming exhibitions at other museums
Rick Rivet (Sahtu / Métis, born 1949) Beothuck Mound No. 11, 1997 acrylic with collaged pieces of canvas and string on canvas 54 3/8 × 55 in. (138.1 × 139.7 cm) Museum purchase from the Eiteljorg Fellowship for Native American Fine Art with funds provided by E. Andrew...
Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls Resources
Katrina Mitten (Miami of Oklahoma, b. 1962), MMIW, 2017, beaded leather, probably cardboard, metal, size 13 seed beads, thread, probably satin fabric and ribbon, probably cotton, glass mirror, Museum purchase, 2020.3.1 Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls...
In Memoriam: Dee Ketchum (Delaware Tribe of Indians), 1938-2023
Dee Ketchum (Delaware Tribe of Indians) in performance in Anderson, Ind., in 2014 Photo by Don Knight, Anderson Herald Bulletin Dee Ketchum and his wife Annette Ketchum have had a long connection and friendship with the Eiteljorg. During the museum’s early years, they...
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