Mitchell Museum
of the American Indian

3001 Central Street
Evanston, IL 60201
847.475.1030

Museum Events July 2014

Check out what's happening at the Mitchell Museum! Come see our exhibits: Cultural Identities: Mixed Blood and Storytelling: Inspiring Traditions for Generations. Read our Current Newsletter for more information about programs and exhibits.

 

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July 2014 - August 2014 - Kid's Crafts

 

July 2014

 

Alternating Thursdays 5:30 - 7:30 PM

Flute Group

Contact Museum for details

Saturday, July 5, 11:00AM - Noon,

and Sunday, July 6, 12:30 - 1:30 PM

Kid's Craft Hour

Cherokee Syllabary

Saturday, July 12

Free Admission Day

Saturday, July 12, 11:00AM - Noon,

and Sunday, July 13, 12:30 - 1:30 PM

Kid's Craft Hour

Plains Shields

Saturday, July 12, 3:00 - 4:00 PM

Docent-Led Exhibit Tour

Free with regular admission

Saturday, July 19, 11:00AM - Noon,

and Sunday, July 20, 12:30 - 1:30 PM

Kid's Craft Hour

Loom Weaving

Sunday, July 20, 2:00 - 3:30 PM

Native Plants: Create A Home Prairie Garden

Eli Sukovich III, Little Shell Chippewa/Cree speaks on indigenous plant growing and use. $12/$10 Members

 

Saturday, July 26, 11:00AM - Noon,

and Sunday, July 27, 12:30 - 1:30 PM

Kid's Craft Hour

Corn Husk Dolls

 

August 2014

 

Alternating Thursdays 5:30 - 7:30 PM

Flute Group

Contact Museum for details

Friday, August 1

Free Admission Day

 

Saturday, August 9

Horses and Native America

Indian Summer Fest Painted Pony Show

Featuring Medallion the Stallion

Saturday, August 9, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Family Introduction to Horses and Native America

w/ Children's Coloring Activities

Free with regular admission

Saturday, August 9, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Medallion the Stallion: Horse Painting

Learn the symbolism of the painted horse.

Try your hand at painting a life-size horse.

Free with regular admission

Saturday, August 9, 2:30 - 4:00 PM

Lecture: Horses and Great Lakes Tribes

Mark Denning, Oneida. Explore the role of horses in Great Lakes Tribal cultures. $12/$10 Members

Saturday, August 16, 3:00 - 4:00 PM

Docent-Led Exhibit Tour

Free with regular admission

Saturday, August 23, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

New Exhibit: Did You Know They're Native IV

 

 

 

Kids' Craft Activities!

Stop by the Mitchell Museum on Saturdays and Sundays and make a Native American inspired craft. Kids' Craft is free with regular admission and is recommended for ages 5 & up.  Participants must be accompanied by an adult. Guided craft instruction available during the below times:

Kids' Craft Hours:

Saturdays, 11:00 AM - Noon & Sundays, 12:30 - 1:30 PM

     

May

3 & 4: Northwest Coast Rattles

10 & 11: Talking Feathers

17 & 18: Canoes

24 & 25: God's Eyes

31: Quill Boxes

 

June

1: Quill Boxes

7 & 8: Mini Tipis

14 & 15: Woven Baskets

21 & 22: Loom Beading

28 & 29: Paper Mocassins

 

 

July

5 & 6: Cherokee Syllabury

12 & 13: Plains Shields

19 & 20: Loom Weaving

26 & 27: Corn Husk Dolls

August

2 & 3: Northwest Coast Masks

9 & 10: Medallions

16 & 17: Lakota Star Quilts

23 & 24: Dreamcatchers

30 & 31: Beaded Keychains

 

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

Want information on our past events? Click below:

2014 January - February

2013 January - December

 

NOW SHOWING:

Storytelling: Inspiring Tradtions for Generations

 

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

New Exhibit

Cultural Identities:
Mixed Blood

Free with regular admission

 

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