Indiana museums to receive $8 million from Lilly Endowment
The Lilly Endowment Inc. has awarded more than $43 million to 18 museums and cultural organizations across the country, including four in Indiana.Read More
Visit Indy launches admission partnership with zoo, other attractions
The Indy Attraction Pass offers bundled access to Conner Prairie, Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art, Indiana State Museum, Indianapolis Zoo and The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis.Read More
Children’s Museum, Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra close temporarily over virus
The Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra and the Children’s Museum of Indianapolis are joining hundreds of other orchestras, performing arts groups and cultural institutions across the country by suspending operations temporarily during the coronavirus outbreak. However, some local cultural institutions remain open.Read More
Though the city will allow museums and cultural institutions to operate at 50% occupancy starting June 19, many are planning to wait a few days or test the waters with a select group of members.
More than 35,000 people last year came to the downtown museum to see the G-gauge train display.
Mel and Joan Perelman recently gifted their collection of 147 baskets, cradles and bags spanning much of North America, with a focus on the Southwest and West.
There’s no denying the cinematic Western has helped define America—for good or ill.
For its biennial contemporary art show, the Eiteljorg tweaks its formula for a powerful retrospective show.
"Titan of the West" shows off a considerable percentage of the collection acquired from the estate of former Tennessee Titans owner Kenneth “Bud” Adams.
Thanks to CEO John Vanausdall’s friendship–and persistence–with Tennessee Titans owner Kenneth “Bud” Adams, the Eiteljorg will open the “Titan of the West” exhibit on Nov. 12.
Most of the work has been sold, but you can through Oct 9 when the collectors collect.
Difficult to wrap your mind around when you are mere inches from its lip, it’s an even greater challenge to encapsulate in a museum show 1,700 miles away.
Suzanne "Susie" Maxwell, who has overseen strategic fundraising efforts at the Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art for the past seven years, is stepping down, the museum announced Thursday.
The dismissal of five full-time workers marks the first layoffs for the downtown museum since 2009. But the Eiteljorg is preparing to launch a 5-year campaign to boost its $20 million endowment, a move that could stabilize operating revenue for future years.
The works of five selected artists are on display at the museum, which showcases western art and the works of Native Americans. Past fellowship shows have served to increase the museum’s world-class collection of Native American contemporary art. No doubt some of these pieces will find a permanent home here.
The gift from the Bud Adams estate includes significant paintings by noted artists including Frederic Remington, Charles Marion Russell, N. C. Wyeth and Thomas Moran.
A new structure will allow for more canal-side programming for the museum, including concerts, storytelling, art projects, poetry readings and interactive activities.
There are no “Cash for Gold” placard-wearers in the “Gold! Riches and Ruin” exhibition. But a clear message is nonetheless delivered