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Mitchell Museum to Offer ‘Community Day’ Events

The Mitchell Museum of the American Indian, 3001 Central St., Evanston, has planned three educational programs for Saturday, April 21, to coincide with a local retail merchants association’s fundraising event for area nonprofits. The Mitchell’s “Community Day” programs, free with regular museum admission, include a “dream catcher” Kids Craft workshop from 11 a.m. to noon, […]

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Mitchell Museum to Host Native Arts Holiday Bazaar

Native American artists from throughout the Chicago area and beyond will offer authentic, handmade, traditional and contemporary art and craft items at the Mitchell Museum of the American Indian’s annual Native Arts Holiday Bazaar on Saturday, December 3, 2011, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sunday, December 4, from noon to 4 p.m. The […]

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Mitchell Museum to Offer Holiday Craft Workshops for Kids

The Mitchell Museum of the American Indian in Evanston will offer its popular Kids Craft Morning weekend workshops with a new twist in December. Kids can make holiday- and winter-themed projects suitable as decorations and gifts — a first for the program. The seasonal projects will include making God’s eyes of festive, holiday-colored yarns, ornamented […]

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Mitchell Museum to Offer Free Summer Admission to Active-Duty Military

The independent nonprofit Mitchell Museum of the American Indian in Evanston will offer free admission to active-duty members of the U.S. military and their immediate families from May 27 to September 4 as part of the national Blue Star Museums program. The Mitchell is among some 1,300 museums across the country participating in the program, […]

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Mitchell Museum to host Native Arts Holiday Bazaar

Native American exhibitors from throughout the Chicago area and beyond will be offering authentic, handmade, traditional and contemporary art and craft items at the Mitchell Museum of the American Indian’s annual Native Arts Holiday Bazaar on Saturday, December 4, 2010, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sunday, December 5, from noon to 4 p.m.. […]

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Mitchell Museum plans annual lecture honoring Native American hero

The Mitchell Museum of the American Indian in Evanston has announced plans to present an annual lecture honoring Dr. Carlos Montezuma, an early 20th-century Native American physician and civil rights crusader who lived and worked in Chicago. Beginning this fall, the independent, nonprofit Mitchell Museum will present the Dr. Carlos Montezuma Lecture, to be delivered […]

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Mitchell Museum Founder to Discuss Her Adventures in Native American Art Collecting

Betty Seabury Mitchell, co-founder of the Mitchell Museum of the American Indian, will reflect on her years of collecting Native American art and will field questions from the audience during a talk titled “Betty Mitchell: Her Story” at 1 p.m. Sunday, September 26, at the museum, 3001 Central Street, Evanston. “This is an opportunity for […]

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Kids Can Learn About Plains Indian Culture at Summer Craft Workshops

The Mitchell Museum of the American Indian in Evanston is presenting craft workshops for kids on Saturdays in July, August, and September, many of which focus on Native peoples of the Plains. The summer and early fall Kids Craft Mornings are designed to introduce children to Native cultures, including those represented in the museum’s new […]

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Mitchell Museum Offering Free Admission to Active-Duty Military Families

The independent nonprofit Mitchell Museum of the American Indian in Evanston is offering free admission to active-duty members of the U.S. military and their immediate families from now to September 6 as part of the national Blue Star Museums program. The Mitchell is among some 600 museums across the country participating in the program, set […]