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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GALA

Join us in our first virtual Gala where we will award our inaugural Trailblazer Award

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.
GALA

Join us in our first virtual Gala where we will award our inaugural Trailblazer Award

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.

2021 Annual Virtual

Benefit Gala

“Art, History, and Innovation”

Join the Mitchell Museum of the American Indian’s (MMAI) first ever virtual fundraising Gala! The theme for our first virtual Gala is “Art, History, and Innovation” where we will award our inaugural Trailblazer Award to two Native Americans who have been leaders and innovators.

Click here for tickets, sponsorship, and for more information

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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