of the American Indian
3001 Central Street
Evanston, IL 60201
Museum Events October 2016
Monday, October 10th
Indigenous Peoples' Day Celebration and Concert:
Celebrated on the second Monday of October, Indigenous Peoples’ Day celebrates the history and culture of Indigenous peoples throughout the world, and acknowledges the many tribes who lived across America long before Christopher Columbus. Join us on Monday, October 10th for a full day of events. The museum will be open to the public all day and offering free admission that and we will host a discussion panel in the afternoon. The day will culminate with a special concert featuring nationally renowned Native and Indigenous artists including Evanston’s Mark Cleveland, folk singers, Sones de Mexico Ensemble, and Lakota alternative rock group, Scatter Their Own. The schedule of the day is as follows:
Tickets are available Pick Staiger Concert Hall at 6pm today for $20
Saturday, October 22nd - Cancelled
Calling all Girl Scouts! Contemporary Native Women Who are Changing Our World.
Wednesdays 4:00 - 4:30 PM & Saturdays 1:30 - 2:00 PM
Come join us on our weekly spotlight tours, every Saturday from 10:30- 11:00 am. This month we will be highlighting Native Women in the Arts. Learn about the vital role Native American Women have played
Alternating Thursdays 6:00 - 7:45 PM
Friday, October 7, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Free General Admission Day
October Weekend Arts Activities
The Soaring Eagle: Eagle Inspired Arts and Stories:
Every Saturday from 11:00AM-12:00 PM and Sunday from 12:30PM-1:30PM
The month of July will feature the eagle. Learn about the significance of eagle feathers and why eagles are held in high reverence by Native Peoples. This month's activities will include a Great Lakes Style Eagle Design Bolo Tie, Eagle Claw Necklace, and Feather Fan art projects for all ages.
For more information, contact the Museum at 847.475.1030 or click here to email Visitor Services.
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