Mitchell Museum
of the American Indian

3001 Central Street
Evanston, IL 60201
847.475.1030

RSVP by 4/24 for our Master Craft: Black Ash Basketry workshop with award-winning artist Kelly Church (Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Ojibwe) on Thursday, April 30th!

Museum Events April 2015

Alternating Thursdays 5:30 - 7:45 PM

Flute Group

Contact Museum for details

Friday, April 3, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Free Admission Day

Friday, April 3 & Tuesday April 7 - Friday, April 10

Spring Break: All-Day D.I.Y. Crafts

Enhance your museum visit by making Talking Sticks, Porcupine Quill Boxes, and more.

Storytime Book Readings at 2pm daily

Free with regular admission

Saturday, April 4, 10:00 AM - 5:00PM

Exhibit Opening: Miniature Artwork: Enormous Appeal

Plus: A special curator-led tour of this new exhibit at 3pm!

Free with regular admission

Saturday, April 4, 11:00 AM - Noon

Kids' Craft: Concho Belts

Free with regular admission

Sunday, April 5: CLOSED

Saturday, April 11, 11:00 AM - Noon

Kids' Craft: Corn Husk Dolls

Free with regular admission

Saturday, April 11, 3:00 - 4:00 PM

Docent-Led Exhibit Tour

Free with regular admission

Sunday, April 12, 1:30 - 2:30 PM

Kids' Craft: Corn Husk Dolls

Free with regular admission

Saturday, April 18, 10:00 -  11:30 AM

Calling all Girl Scouts! Native Peoples Today

by Christine Redcloud (White Earth Ojibwe)

Sign your Girl Scout up to learn Native culture and explore how Native women have sustained their traditions in an urban environment. Make a Native-inspired craft and earn a fun badge for participation.

Register through the Girl Scouts here.

Saturday, April 18, 12:30 - 1:30 PM

Kids' Craft: Plains Warrior Shields

Free with regular admission

Sunday, April 19, 1:30 - 2:30 PM

Kids' Craft: Plains Warrior Shields

Free with regular admission

Saturday, April 25, 11:00 AM - Noon

Kids' Craft: Dreamcatchers

Free with regular admission

Sunday, April 26, 1:30 - 2:30 PM

Kids' Craft: Dreamcatchers

Free with regular admission

Thursday, April 30, 6:30 - 8:00 PM

Master Craft: Black Ash Basketry

with Kelly Church (Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Ojibwe)

Kelly Church is an award-winning artist whose family has been gathering, harvesting, and weaving black ash bark for five generations. This workshop will include a weaving demonstration, a discussion of threats like the Emerald Ash Borer, and a creation session in which each participant will learn to make a black ash figure of his or her own.

Program sponsored by Janet Smith Peterson of The Sundance Gallery.

RSVP by 4/24 to reserve your spot and materials for the class.

$15 members/$20 non-members

 

Previous Month's Calendar

For more information, contact the Museum at 847.475.1030 or click here to email Visitor Services.

NOW SHOWING:

Native Haute Couture

 

NOW OPEN:

Miniature Artwork - Enormous Appeal

HOURS & ADMISSION
Tuesday – Saturday:
10am – 5pm
Thursday: 10am – 8pm
Sunday: 12pm – 4pm

Adults: $5.00
Children, students, teachers,
seniors:
$3.00 
Mitchell Members: FREE
Tribal Members: FREE

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