Family Day

Mitchell Museum of the American Indian 3001 Central Street, Evanston, IL

The Mitchell Museum of the American Indian in partnership with the Native American Chamber of Commerce of Illinois and St. Kateri Center of Chicago Join us for an afternoon of summer fun featuring crafts, food, native artists, and so much more!Schedule of Events 11am-3pm All Day Craft Station Dan Melone – Lithic Tools Station   […]

Virtual Artist Discussion with Justin Gauthier (Click for recording)

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  Join us for our artist discussion about their work and who they are as artists. There will be a live Q&A at the end of each discussion. Justin Gauthier – A proud citizen of the Menominee (Omāēqnomenēw) Nation of Wisconsin, writer/actor Justin “Jud” Eagle Gauthier studied at the Institute of American Indian Arts in […]

Author Discussion with Levi Rickert

Mitchell Museum of the American Indian 3001 Central Street, Evanston, IL

  Author Discussion and Q&A with Journalist and Founder of Native News Online Levi Rickert Join us on Thursday, August 18th at 6:00 p.m. as we welcome Journalist and Founder of Native News Online Levi Rickert to the Mitchell Museum of the American Indian. We invite you to this in-person conversation and Q&A to celebrate Rickert’s work […]

Youth Mural Unveiling & Open House

Mitchell Museum of the American Indian 3001 Central Street, Evanston, IL

  Join us for an evening packed with exciting unveilings of new experiences at the Mitchell Museum!  This premium event is open to the public. Admission is free for Mitchell Museum members and Tribal Citizens; $25 for non-members, $15 for youth. Be among the first to witness the unveiling of our new mural and meet […]

Author Discussion with Sharon Hoogstraten

Mitchell Museum of the American Indian 3001 Central Street, Evanston, IL

  Author Discussion and Q&A with Photographer and Author Sharon Hoogstraten (Citizen Band Potawatomi Nation)  Join us on Thursday, October 6th, 2022, at 6:00 p.m. as we welcome photographer and author Sharon Hoogstraten to the Mitchell Museum of the American Indian. We invite you to this in-person conversation and Q&A to celebrate Hoogstraten’s work and […]

Indigenous Peoples’ Day 2022

Mitchell Museum of the American Indian 3001 Central Street, Evanston, IL

Join us to celebrate Indigenous Peoples' Day! Indigenous Peoples’ Day honors the culture and history of Native people past, present, and future. Join us at the Mitchell Museum along with our friends from St. Kateri Center to celebrate the diversity and vibrancy of Indigenous cultures with FREE admission to the museum all day. Bring your […]

Indigenous Peoples’ Day 2022

Pottawattomie Park 7340 N. Rogers Ave, Chicago, IL

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Global Indigenous Perspectives: From Turtle Island to Sápmi

Wrigley Building 400 N. Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL

Join the Mitchell Museum of the American Indian, Swedish American Museum, Nordic House Chicago, and the Chicago Cultural Alliance for a panel discussion with Kurt Seaberg, a Sámi-American artist, and a North American Indigenous person. Moderated by the Mitchell Museum’s Josee Starr (Arikara, Omaha, Odawa), the discussion will explore similarities and differences between the two panelist’s […]

Night of Terror: Storytelling Event

Mitchell Museum of the American Indian 3001 Central Street, Evanston, IL

Terror awaits you at the Mitchell Museum’s first ever scary stories told by witnesses of horror within Chicagoland’s Native storyteller community!  Immerse yourself and your family in our evening of fear and bone chilling stories moderated by Negwes White from our friends at St. Kateri Center. The event is free for Mitchell Museum Members and […]

Native American Artisan and Craft Fair

West Lake Forest Train Station 911 Telegraph Road, Lake Forest, IL

Native American Heritage Month The Mitchell Museum of the American Indian, Lake Forest/Lake Bluff Chamber of Commerce, Native American Chamber of Commerce of Illinois, and North Shore Chapter NSDAR Saturday, November 5 and Sunday, November 6, 2022 from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. This program honors Indigenous entrepreneurs and brings together innovative Native artists, business […]

45th Anniversary Benefit & Awards Ceremony

Writers Theatre 325 Tudor Ct, Glencoe, IL

The Mitchell Museum of the American Indian will honor U.S. Representative Sharice Davids for her significant contributions to Native American society, culture, and history at the 45th Anniversary Benefit and Awards Ceremony on November 19, 2022, at Writers Theater in Glencoe, Illinois.Our premier event and annual awards ceremony is named for Dr. Carlos Montezuma, a […]