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.*
  • 10% discount on purchases at the Eiteljorg Museum Store and Café.
  • Invitation to annual Member Appreciation Day.
  • 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 subscriptions to our member magazine, Storyteller, and monthly e-newsletter.
  • Discount subscription rates to Southwest Art and Native Peoples magazines.
  • Discounts to numerous arts and cultural institutions in the Indianapolis   area.
  • Enrollment in the Time Travelers Reciprocal Program (discounts to more than 100 museums nationally).    
  • Discount subscription rate to Southwest Magazine; 1-877-212-1938, use code: JZKDAL; discount subscription rate to Native Peoples Magazine; 1-800-999-9718, use code: UGPEIT.
Join online or complete a membership form and return to Sheila Jackson (, membership manager, Eiteljorg Museum, 500 West Washington, Indianapolis, IN 46204.


Choose which one is best for you.

Individual plus GuestIndividual plus guest   $55
(one card with one named adult)
Perfect for the member who would like to bring one guest on each visit.

DualDual   $60
(two named adults at the same address)
Just right for the museum-going couple who would like to bring two guests.

Family/GrandparentFamily/Grandparent   $65
All children and/or grandchildren, aged 17 and under.

Family/Grandparent + 2 Family/Grandparent + 2   $85
(all of the above PLUS)
Two additional guests on every visit.

EducatorEducator   $55
Ideal for the Indiana educator who utilizes the museum's public programs, libraries and educational resources. (Indiana public/private college, university, public/private secondary or elementary school or home school identification required with application and payment).

AgaveAgave $30/$40
Become an individual or family member of our young professionals auxiliary for a special introductory price. Learn more.


The following membership levels go further to actively help support and fulfill the Eiteljorg mission. These levels receive general membership benefits PLUS the following:

Contributing   BEST VALUE  $100

  • 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 the Museums West Program.


Sustaining   $250 +

  • All Contributing benefits PLUS
  • Invitation to an event with Eiteljorg curators.


Patron   $500 +

  • All Sustaining benefits PLUS
  • Two free passes to Indian Market and Festival.


Advocate  $1,000 +

  • All Patron benefits PLUS
  • Invitation for two to one Eagle Society reception.


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 Susie Maxwell 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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