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Ho-Chunk Ciporoke (chi-poo-tee-kay) built by Ira Anderson, Jay Blackdeer, & James Blackdeer. Come, Experience and Learn about a Native American Woodlands dwelling.

Scheduled Docent-led tours, with regular admission.

(Weather permitted)




Mitchell Museum
of the American Indian

3001 Central Street
Evanston, IL 60201

Help us bring Patricia Michaels to Chicago for an exclusive Fashion Show event.

Donate to our  Indiegogo  campaign today

Fashion has long been a way to define and share one’s cultural identity. With the popularity of American Indian designs, non-Native fashion designers are creating copycat products - some are spectacular and well received, but unfortunately, some disrespect tribal cultures. Today, Native artists and tribes are speaking out against the use of symbols that are revered and used in sacred ceremonies claiming the ownership and authenticity of their traditional designs and heritage.  Either in solo shows or in collaboration with non-Native designers, modern indigenous artists are taking their well-deserved spotlight on fashion runways.

With your support of $4,000, the Mitchell Museum of the American Indian can host fashion designer Patricia Michaels, one of the world’s hottest up and coming designer, and encourage positive collaborations that respect Native cultures. Any donation you make will be doubled though a matching gift. Donate now and join the celebration of successful Native Fashion designers like Patricia. Together we can showcase American Indian art and culture, build respectful collaborations, and continue to share a deeper understanding of indigenous cultures. Thank you for your support our Fashion Show and our mission.

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
Military Members: FREE (Memorial Day - Labor Day)

Featured Exhibit:

Native Haute Couture


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The permanent collection represents the art and culture from tribes
across the United States and Canada from Paleo-Indian times
to the present. Support the collection by Adopting an Artifact.

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