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Native Fine Arts Holiday Market Dec. 3 & 4 at Mitchell Museum of the American Indian

Just in time for the holidays, Native American artists will be selling their art directly to the public at the Mitchell Museum’s annual Native Fine Arts Holiday Market. The two-day event will be held on Saturday, Dec. 3 and Sunday, Dec. 4, during regular museum hours at the 3009 Central Street building, directly next door […]

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Mitchell Museum of the American Indian Announces Fall Programming Lineup

The Mitchell Museum of the American Indian announces an exciting lineup of fall programming with a major event each month including the exhibit opening of “Deconstructing Stereotypes: Top Ten Truths about Native Peoples” at the Evanston Civic Center, an Indigenous Peoples’ Day celebration and concert, the Annual Dr. Carlos Montezuma Honorary Lecture and Awards, and […]

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Scatter Their Own, Sones De Mexico, and Mark Cleveland Headline October 10th Indigenous People’s Day Celebration Concert Hosted by Mitchell Museum of the American Indian

On Monday, October 10, the Mitchell Museum of the American Indian will join other cultural institutions, universities, and cities around the world to celebrate Indigenous Peoples’ Day. The day celebrates the contributions of indigenous people throughout the world, and acknowledges the many tribes who lived across America long before Christopher Columbus. The museum will be […]

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Mitchell Museum Presents Stories from “Raven Tales” Animated Series Saturday, Aug 6

Join the Mitchell Museum of the American Indian on Saturday, August 6 from 11:00 am-12:30 pm for a special program featuring stories from the acclaimed “Raven Tales” animated series. The program is free with regular admission. Find out how Raven brought light to in the world in “How Raven Stole the Sun.” See who wins […]

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Mitchell Museum of the American Indian Presents An Ethnobotanical Tour of the Museum Gardens on Sunday, July 17th

Join the Mitchell Museum of the American Indian on Sunday, July 17 from 1:00-2:00 pm for a tour of the Mitchell Museum’s garden and green spaces. Eli S. Suzukovich III (Little Shell Chippewa/Cree) will introduce visitors to the various trees and plants that call the museum home. The tour is free with regular admission. The […]

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Mitchell Museum Announces New Exhibit Opening June 18

Join the Mitchell Museum on Saturday, June 18 for the opening of its latest exhibit “Contemporary Native Women Opening Doors to Change.” The year- long exhibit takes an in-depth look at twelve Native women leaders whose contributions have shaped the future in a range of social justice issues from tribal sovereignty, culture and language, land […]

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“Native Haute Couture” Closing May 29 at Mitchell Museum

The Mitchell Museum of the American Indian’s highly publicized exhibit “Native Haute Couture” is closing on May 29 after an extended run do to popular demand. The exhibit celebrates the history of Native American high fashion from pre-contact to today. It features unique and priceless garments that showcase American Indian artistry and expertise in tanning, […]

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Mitchell Museum hosts “On the Table” Discussion May 10

On Tuesday, May 10, the Mitchell Museum of the American Indian is joining organizations throughout the Chicago region as a host for The Chicago Community Trust’s On the Table event. A brown-bag lunch discussion on “Recognizing the Invisible: Bringing greater awareness to Native Peoples,” will take place from noon-1pm in the museum’s library. The conversation […]

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Mitchell Museum of the American Indian and the City of Evanston Announce Indigenous Peoples’ Day will Replace Columbus Day

Mitchell Museum of the American Indian and the city of Evanston are joining leaders of other progressive cities, universities and cultural institutions around the world to replace Columbus Day with Indigenous Peoples’ Day. Celebrated on the second Monday of October, Indigenous Peoples’ Day celebrates the contributions of Indigenous people throughout the world, and acknowledges the […]

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The Mitchell Museum Announces Spring Break Family Activities for Evanston Students

Families can stop by The Mitchell Museum of the American Indian weekdays during Spring Break (Friday, March 25 and Tuesday, March 29-Friday, April 1) and make Native American inspired crafts that they can take home. All day DIY crafts are free with regular admission. They are recommended for children ages 5 and up, but there […]