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Western Book Club – A Blossoming Tradition
By: Camryn Daniels, Eiteljorg marketing intern Western Book Club (WBC) is a blossoming tradition at the Eiteljorg Museum, with five years of club meetings under its belt. When it formed in 2017, members gathered together at the museum in their shared appreciation of...
Changing Views: The Photography of Dorothea Lange
By Bryan Corbin, Storyteller magazine editor, and Jessica Nelson, Ph.D., director of religion and culture initiatives Dorothea Lange (1895-1965) Migrant Mother, Nipomo, California, 1936 Gelatin silver print, 32 x 26 inches (framed) art2art Circulating Exhibitions The...
Contemporary Photographers in “Changing Views”
CONTEMPORARY REFLECTIONS The exhibit Changing Views highlights four of today’s contemporary photographers who follow in the tradition of Dorothea Lange. The four reflected on how Lange’s life and work inspired, motivated or shaped their own work as contemporary...
A Generalist of Design: John Vanausdall looks back on more than 26 years leading the Eiteljorg
By Bryan Corbin, Storyteller magazine editor President and CEO John Vanausdall will retire June 30 after more than 26 years at the Eiteljorg Museum. Image courtesy of Casey Cronin Photography John Vanausdall will be the first to tell you he is a generalist –...
Cozy Toes: Beautiful Examples of Moccasins in the Eiteljorg’s Collections
By Camryn Daniels, marketing and communications intern Today, the term moccasin is commonly understood, but how much do people really know about the footwear? Often associated with specific Native American cultures, moccasins usually consist of one piece of fabric, a...
News Release: Indigenous hip-hop is focus of Leon Jett Memorial Lecture at Eiteljorg
Author Dr. Kyle T. Mays will discuss hip-hop music by Native artists and Afro-Indigenous identity Kyle T. Mays, Ph.D. Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2023 INDIANAPOLIS – The Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art will host a fascinating discussion about hip-hop music...
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