Eiteljorg Museum

Indianapolis, IN




Unbroken Spirit: The Wild Horse in the American Landscape (2/11/02)

Seeing What the Heart Knows: The Art of Howard Terpning (1/5/01)

Remington and Russell: Masterpieces of the American West from the Amon Carter Museum (5/23/00)

New Art of the West (5/8/00)

Fields: Landscape Paintings by Gary Ernest Smith and Harvest Rites: Installations by Tracy Linder (10/8/99)

Americanos: Latino Life in the United States (10/5/99)

Allan Houser, 1915-1994 (Chiricahua Apache) (11/18/98)

Eye on the Future at the Eiteljorg (11/18/98)

Splendid Heritage: Masterpieces of the Masco Collection (10/18/98)

Powerful Images: Portrayals of Native America (9/1/98)

Eiteljorg Museum Live Auction: Buckaroo Bash (8/20/98)

William Victor Higgins (1884-1949) (7/21/98)

Gifts of the Spirit: Works by 19th Century and Contemporary Native American Artists (5/24/98)

Eiteljorg Museum 1998 Indian Market (4/14/98)


The Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art located at 500 W. Washington St., Indianapolis, opened June 24, 1989. Harrison Eiteljorg (l903-1997), an Indianapolis businessman and philanthropist, worked with officials of the city of Indianapolis and of Lilly Endowment Inc. to build a museum to house his collection of Native American objects and Western paintings and sculptures. To his collection were added the holdings of the now-defunct Museum of Indian Heritage. The Eiteljorg Museum is the only museum in the Midwest to combine Western art and Native American art and artifacts. General admission charged. Parking is free for Eiteljorg Museum visitors at the White River State Park garage.

The Eiteljorg Museum is part of White River State Park along Central Canal. Other attractions are the Indianapolis Zoo, White River Gardens, Victory Field, the IMAX Theater, the Congressional Medal of Honor Memorial, the NCAA Hall of Champions, the National Institute for Fitness and Sport, and Military Park.

Please see the Museum's website for hours and admission fees.

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