COVID-19 Closure

Staff is currently working behind the scenes to transform your museum experience following the CDC and State of Illinois guidelines.

Please consider donating as we invest in safety-related updates.

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Exhibits
We focus exclusively on the history, culture, and arts of American Indians across the United States, Canada, and the Arctic.
Family Zone
Bring the entire family!  Our kid-friendly features are sure to keep children engaged as they learn about American Indian Cultures.
Tours
Docent-led tours of our “Regional Tour of American Indian Cultures” exhibit provide an interactive learning experience for all groups.
Events
Check out our one-of-a-kind events that include programs for all ages.

COVID-19 Closure

Staff is currently working behind the scenes to transform your museum experience following CDC and State of Illinois guidelines.

Please consider donating as we invest in safety-related updates.

Donate Now
Exhibits
We focus exclusively on the history, culture, and arts of American Indians across the United States, Canada, and the Arctic.
Family Zone
Bring the entire family!  Our kid-friendly features are sure to keep children engaged as they learn about American Indian Cultures.
Tours
Docent-led tours of our “Regional Tour of American Indian Cultures” exhibit provide an interactive learning experience for all groups.
Events
Check out our one-of-a-kind events that include programs for all ages.

The Mitchell Museum is one of only a handful of museums across the nation that focuses exclusively on the art, history, culture, and current events of American Indian and First Nations peoples from throughout the US and Canada.

11th Annual Dr. Carlos Montezuma Honorary Lecture & Awards Ceremony

Date: November 19, 2020 (Thursday)

Time: 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

FREE! CLICK HERE to Register!

Native American Heritage Month

November 2020

Events Co-Sponsored by MMAI

City of Evanston Native American Heritage Month Proclamation

The Mayor of Evanston, Steve Hagerty, proclaimed November 2020 as Native American Heritage Month.  Check out the video below!

CLICK HERE for the text of this year’s Native American Heritage Month proclamation!

How will you support our mission?

Central to the Mitchell Museum’s mission is to collect and preserve traditional and contemporary Native American art and material culture to tell the stories of American Indian peoples for this and future generations.

You can support our mission in a variety of ways.

Discover Resources

Educating the public about American Indian experiences is one critical part of our mission.  We strive to provide a variety of resources for those seeking to learn history from a different, unique perspective that incorporates American Indian voices.

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