Mitchell Museum
of the American Indian

3001 Central Street
Evanston, IL 60201

Museum Events August 2017

Alternating Thursdays 6:00 - 7:45 PM

Flute Group
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Friday, August 4, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Free General Admission Day

August Weekend Arts Activities:

Three Sisters Crafts & Stories

Every Saturday from 11:00 AM - Noon & Sunday 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Free with general admission.

The three sisters (corn, beans, and squash) are some of the most important plants for Native agriculture. Come make crafts honoring these important crops!

Crafts: Bean Game, Squash Blossom Necklace, & Corn Husk Doll



Spotlight Tours: "Heritage Markers: Local Native American History and Cultures"
Thursday, August 17, 2017
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM & 6:30 PM - 7:15 PM

Free with general admission.

Join Executive Director Kathleen McDonald on a tour of the museum's latest exhibit to learn new insights on local history. The exhibit expands upon and provides interpretation of the museum’s permanent installation of a fishing and hunting wigwam with a mural of the Skokie lagoons - using local heritage markers, contemporary Native organizations, street signs, and town names as touchstones to discuss the local Native history,


All Day Native Crafts
August 22-25; August 29-September 1
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Free with general admission.

Bring the whole family to the museum to learn to make Beaded Bracelets, Talking Feathers, and more.


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

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


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