of the American Indian
3001 Central Street
Evanston, IL 60201
Museum Events January 2018
Alternating Thursdays 6:00 - 7:45 PM
Contact Museum for details
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
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.
HOURS & ADMISSION
Tuesday – Saturday:
10am – 5pm
Thursday: 10am – 8pm
Sunday: 12pm – 4pm
Children, students, teachers,
Mitchell Members: FREE
Tribal Members: FREE
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