of the American Indian
3001 Central Street
Evanston, IL 60201
2017 Adopt an Artifact
Help support the documentation, conservation, and storage of the Mitchell Museum's collection by selecting your favorite object below and signing up for a one-year adoption with a contribution of $100 or more. You will receive a Certificate of Adoption, a photograph and historical description of the artifact, and you can visit the artifact with museum staff. You will also see your name listed in our Newsletter and Annual Report. Your artifact adoption is tax-deductible and makes a great gift!
If you would like to adopt an artifact, please contact our Director at 847-475-1030 or sign up with PayPal noting the object number.
1. "Harvest Moon,” marble sculpture by Michel Beauvais, Mohawk, late twentieth century. Gift of Joan Golder.
2. Two stalks of corn sculpture made of stone, bronze, turquois and other semi-precious stones by Charlie Pratt, Cheyenne-Arapaho, late twentieth century. Gift of Alan Hergott and Robin Haber.
3. Berry basket made from blown and sand carved glass by Preston Singletary, Tlingit, c. 2015. Gift from the artist, Preston Singletary.
4. “This man is picking up snow for his washing,” and “This lady is selling Eskimo dance headdresses,” dolls of hide, fur, cloth, and beads by Rosalie Paniyak, Yup’ik of Hudson Bay, c. 1990.
Gifts of Daniel Hidding.
5. “Old Whiteman” beaded
vest, Blackfeet, 1920-30s.
Gift of John H. Morrison and Margery Morrison Price.
6. Stylized woman with pottery painted on oversized vase made by R.C. Gorman, Navajo, late twentieth century. Gift of Joyce Niederman.
7. Miniature olla pot and seed pot with white slip and brown design made by Dorothy Torivio, Acoma, 1981. Gifts of Renee Schleicher.
8. “Return to Puye Cliffs,” bronze sculpture made by Doug Hyde, Nez Perce, Assiniboine, Chippewa, late twentieth century. Gift of Joan Golder.
9. Frog Woman wedding vase with brown design on white slip by Joy Navasie, Hopi, ca. 1990. Gift of Allan Nelson.
10. “Indians in Transition” shawl, cotton, by Daphne Odjig, Potawatomi, 2015. Mitchell Museum of the American Indian purchase.
If you would like to adopt an artifact, please contact our Director at 847-475-1030 or sign up with PayPal.
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