Mitchell Museum
of the American Indian

3001 Central Street
Evanston, IL 60201


Museum Events January 2018

Alternating Thursdays 6:00 - 7:45 PM

Flute Group

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

Free General Admission Day

January Weekend Arts Activities: Arctic Crafts & Stories of the Ookpik

Saturdays from 11:00am - Noon & Sundays from 12:30pm - 1:30pm

Have fun exploring the cultures of the Arctic peoples with special emphasis on the Ookpik - the snowy owl - and its significance to the different people of this region.

Crafts: Inuit Snow Goggles, Inuit Wall Hanging, and Ookpik (Snowy Owl) Doll



Last Call Tour: Contemporary Native Women Exhibit
Thursday, January 18, 2018
6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Enjoy a tour of the award-winning exhibit before it closes. The last day to see why the exhibit won a 2017 Award of Superior from the Illinois Association of Museums will be
Sunday, Jan. 21. Free with regular museum admission.


Awa Tsireh: Pueblo Painter & Metalsmith

Lecture by award-winning author Norman Sandfield
Sunday, January 21, 2018
2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

$10 / $8 members

Awa Tsireh, of the San Ildefonso Pueblo in New Mexico, won renown in the early to mid-20th
century for his paintings and work in silver and copper. He sold many of his pieces at the famous Garden of the Gods Trading Post in Colorado Springs.

Norman L. Sandfield is an internationally known collector and antique dealer in Chicago. He co-authored Awa Tsireh: Pueblo Painter & Metalsmith, with Heard Museum curator Diana F. Pardue. An exhibition of Awa Tsireh’s work is running at the Heard until July 1.

Sandfield and Pardue won the 2017 New Mexico/Arizona Book Award: Biography – New Mexico subject for their work.



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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