American West Gallery
Become a Member

Becoming a member means that you don't have to pay admission each time you visit the museum. Your membership card entitles you to unlimited admission for a year while supporting the mission of the Eiteljorg to inspire an appreciation and understanding of the art, history and cultures of the American West and Native America.

Please join or renew your membership today and enjoy all of the benefits below.
  • Unlimited admission during regular museum hours for an entire year.
  • Free parking in the White River State Park garage while visiting the museum.*
  • 15% discount on purchases at the Eiteljorg Museum Store and 10% discount in the museum Café.
  • Invitations to member-only exhibition previews and special events.
  • Discounted or free admission to museum programs including films, concerts, lectures, trips, performances and festivals.
  • Complimentary online subscriptions to our member magazine, Storyteller, and monthly e-newsletter.
  • Discounts of numerous arts and cultural institutions in the Indianapolis area.
  • Enrollment in the Time Travelers Reciprocal Program (discounts to more than 100 museums nationally).    
Choose which one is best for you.

Basic   $70Basic
(Two named adults at the same address plus two additional guests)
Perfect for the member who would like to bring up to two guests to the museum every visit.

Family/Grandparent   $85Family/Grandparent

(All benefits for up to two named adults at the same address, two adult guests and all     children/grandchildren aged 17 and under.)
Just the thing for the family that wants to introduce their children to the museum or grandparents who visit the museum with their grandchildren. 

Contributing  Best Value   $125Contributing
(All benefits of a family/grandparent membership plus)
Four single-visit, admission passes for guests.
Recognition in Storyteller magazine and in the annual report.
Free admission to other Western museums in the U.S. through Museums West Program.

Educator   $65Educator
(One educator, plus two children)
Ideal for the Indiana educator who utilizes the museum's public programs, libraries and educational resources. (School identification required with your first visit to the museum).

Agave Family   $40Agave Family
(Two adults and all children aged 17 and under)
Please note: This membership level is only for adults 22 - 35 years old
For more info on the Eiteljorg's Young Professional Auxiliary click here.

For the member who wants to support the museum at a higher level to assure the continuation of our wonderful exhibitions, events, educational programs, and the ongoing conservation of our permanent collections.

All supporting members receive Contributing membership benefits, plus the following:

Sustaining   $250Sustaining

  • Invitation to an event with Eiteljorg curator.

Patron   $500Patron

  • Invitation to an event with Eiteljorg curator.
  • Two additional Indian Market and Festival passes.

Advocate  $1,000Advocate

  • Invitation to an event with Eiteljorg curator.
  • Two additional Indian Market and Festival passes.
  • Invitation to your choice of one of two Eagle Society home receptions per year.


The following membership levels go even further to support and fulfill the Eiteljorg mission. These levels receive Patron membership benefits PLUS the following:

Eagle Society  $1,500 + Eagle Society
  • Unlimited museum admission for one year
  • One complimentary Eagle exhibit preview reception
  • Invitations to receptions in private collectors' homes
  • Invitations to exclusive Eagle Society trips
  • 15% discounts in the Frank and Katrina Basile Museum Store and 10% discount in the museum café
  • Free admission to all Eiteljorg festivals
  • Six guest passes to the museum
  • Complimentary subscription to Native Peoples magazine

Golden Eagle SocietyGolden Eagle Society  $2,500 +
  • All benefits listed above plus...
  • Four additional guest passes to the museum (10 passes total)

President's SocietyPresident's Society $5,000 +
  • All benefits listed above plus...
  • Private tour of museum collections

Chairperson's SocietyChairperson's Circle $10,000 +
  • All benefits listed above plus...
  • Lunch and private tour of current exhibit with president and CEO John Vanausdall

Vision CircleVision Circle $25,000 and above
  • All benefits listed above plus...

  • Leave a legacy for future generations through the museum's Harrison Eiteljorg Society. Call Nataly Lowder at 317.275.1311 for more details.

*Free parking is not available on July 4 or during Indian Market and Festival.

Membership gifts are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law.

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