Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art
The Eiteljorg Museum offers insightful programs and tours that explore the cultural diversity of the American West, examine the unexpected West of the imagination and celebrate Native American and Western art, history and cultures. When you visit, your students will learn about the Indigenous
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Artist in Residence: Richard Gabriel Jr.
Each year the Eiteljorg Museum hosts Native American and Western artists for one to three-week residencies. Artist experiences are available at the museum and can be combined with gallery tours, or in your school classroom. Artists talk with students about their culture and their art and then lead them in an art making activity.
Award winning tin artist, Richard Gabriel, Jr. will be in residence... View more
Richard will be available to schools from October 26 – 29, 2021. He will be the featured artist on Saturday, October 30 for the Museum’s community Dia de los Muertos Celebration.
10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Richard and the students will need to be located in a classroom or other space where students have a table or desk surface where they can use wooden mallets and large nails to punch tin. The museum will provide all supplies (tin, mallets, nails), along with padding for the table/desk top.
Eiteljorg Museum art studios or your classroom or other venue.
Artist experiences are included in group admission to the museum. Students and accompanying adults in groups are $5 each. All preregistered IPS groups receive free admission to the museum. One payment due upon arrival–check, cash or Visa/MC
Inquire about Eiteljorg Museum transportation grants and additional program discounts if the artist comes to your classroom.
Anchor Standard 1 – Generate and conceptualize artistic ideas and work: Creativity and innovative thinking are essential life skills that can be developed.
Anchor Standard 1 – Generate and conceptualize artistic ideas and work: Artists and designers shape artistic investigations, following or breaking with traditions in pursuit of creative artmaking goals.
Anchor Standard 2 – Organize and develop artistic ideas and work: Artists and designers experiment with forms, structures, materials, concepts, media, and art-making approaches
Anchor Standard 2 – Organize and develop artistic ideas and work: Artists and designers balance experimentation and safety, freedom and responsibility while developing and creating artworks.
Anchor Standard 2 – Organize and develop artistic ideas and work: People create and interact with objects, places, and design that define, shape, enhance, and empower their lives.
Anchor Standard 3 – Refine and complete artistic work: Artist and designers develop excellence through practice and constructive critique, reflecting on, revising, and refining work over time.
If group is going to be more than 15 minutes late, please notify. If a cancellation is necessary, please notify asap.