Mitchell Museum
of the American Indian

3001 Central Street
Evanston, IL 60201

Museum Events September, 2014

Check out what's happening at the Mitchell Museum! Come see our exhibits: Cultural Identities: Mixed Blood and Storytelling: Inspiring Traditions for Generations.


September, 2014


Alternating Thursdays 5:30 - 7:45 PM

Flute Group

Contact Museum for details


Friday, September 5, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Free Admission Day


Saturday, September 6, 11:00 AM - Noon

            Kids Craft:  Plains Shield

Sunday, September 7, 12:30 - 1:30PM

             Kids Craft:  Plains Shield


Tuesday, September 9, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM and

Wednesday, September 10, 10:00 AM - 5:00PM

              Learn about Ho-Chunk culture and help build the

              Ciporoke (a Ho-Chunk lodge)

Thursday, September 11, 6:00 - 8:00 PM

               Grand Opening of the Ho-Chunk Ciporoke

               and Annual Achievement Party
  Join the Mitchell Museum community as we celebrate our year of achievements and the opening of the Ciporoke: refreshments, brief presentation, and a formal opening ceremony with drum and dancers from the Ho-Chunk Nation. RSVP by Sept. 5 (847/475-1030) or

Saturday, September 13, 3:00 - 4:00 PM

               Curator-Led Exhibit Tour

               Free with regular admission

Saturday, September 13, 11:00 AM - Noon

                 Kid's Craft:  Loom Weaving

Sunday, September 14, 12:30PM - 1:30PM

                 Kids' Craft:  Loom Weaving


Saturday & Sunday, September 13-14

                 61st Annual American Indian Center Pow Wow at Busse Woods

                 Forest Preserve, Elk Grove Village, IL.   Visit

                 for details

Saturday, September 20, 11:00 AM - Noon

                  Kid's Craft:  Northwest Coast Masks

Sunday, September 21, 12:30 - 1:30PM

                  Kid's Craft: Northwest Coast Masks

Saturday, September 27, 11:00 AM - Noon

                  New Exhibit Public Opening:

                  "All My Relations: A Seneca History"

11:00 AM - Noon:   Exhibit tour by artist Rosy Simas, Seneca

 2:00 - 3:00 PM:      Artist Talk: Transforming a family history into contemporary

                             dance.   Rosy Simas, Seneca.    $10 Members/$12 Non-members

Saturday, September 27, 11:00 AM - Noon

                      Kids' Craft: Beaded Key Chains

Sunday, September 28, 12:30 - 1:30PM

                       Kids' Craft:  Beaded Key Chains

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



Storytelling: Inspiring Tradtions for Generations


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

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

New Exhibit

Cultural Identities:
Mixed Blood

Free with regular admission



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real wigwam, and
much more!
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