Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art
a wonderful place to spend the afternoon in Indianapolis, if you
enjoy different types of Museums the Eiteljorg Museum showcases
Western and Native American art along with several cultural objects.
The Eiteljorg Museum was founded by Harrison Eiteljorg and opened to
the public in 1989. The unique design of the Eiteljorg Museum
was inspired by the land, architecture and the people of the
American Southwest. Visitors will enjoy exploring the
fantastic exhibits along with the beautiful collection of artwork,
in addition to all the exhibits the Eiteljorg Museum features a
large permanent collection. The American Western Gallery
exposes visitors to a different artistic vision of the west
expressed through drawings, paintings and sculptures. The
founder of the Museum Harrison Eiteljorg had a favorite collection
and it was the Taos Society of Artists, and this collection is a
core part of the Museum. The Eiteljorg Museum features an
interactive Stagecoach exhibit, here visitors can board a
reproduction of the great Concord Stagecoach (manufactured in 1827
by Abbot Downing Co. in Concord, New Hampshire). Experience a
journey from Cheyenne, Wyoming and Deadwood into the Dakota
Territory, visitors can even dress up in authentic costumes.
Visitors of all ages will enjoy visiting the Eiteljorg Museum of
American Indians and Western Art.