Western and Native American Art Tag

In the Eiteljorg Museum's new exhibit in the Western art galleries, Attitudes: The West in American Art, is a beautiful mural study by Dean Cornwell, Americanization of California. The magazine Western Art Collector recently published an article about the painting that features comments from Johanna...

On June 24, 1989, civic leaders, Native American representatives, artists and local dignitaries held a ceremonial ribbon-cutting to open the new Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art. In the above photo, the museum’s founder Harrison Eiteljorg — center, in shirtsleeves — cut the...

By Bryan Corbin, Storyteller magazine editor Elisa Phelps is the Eiteljorg’s new vice president and chief curatorial officer. The Eiteljorg Museum’s new vice president and chief curatorial officer is a true Westerner, a Texan deeply rooted in Colorado and the rich history of the region. Elisa Phelps...

A new exhibition at the Eiteljorg Museum in Indianapolis showcases the work of some of the most admired Native American basketmakers while celebrating two of the museum’s most generous supporters: Mel and Joan Perelman. The Perelmans recently gifted to the museum their collection of 147 baskets,...

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