Open 8 AM through the Laser Light Show until September 27th! Laser Light Show Begins at 8:30 PM!

Special Performances

Native artists, performers, and culture bearers share their knowledge and skill with visitors

Come Anytime or Pre-Book Your Visit:

Jonah LittleSunday

Sunday, September 6th @ 6:30 PM on the outdoor Viewing Veranda
Nationally acclaimed Navajo flute player and comedian Jonah LittleSunday provides an evening of entertainment and beautiful flute music and comedy. This event will celebrate the 112th birth date of our founder, sculptor Korczak Ziolkowski, as well as commemorate the 1877 death of the great Lakota leader Crazy Horse.


Saturday, September 19th @ 6:30 PM on the outdoor Viewing Veranda
Coming all the way from Alaska, "Inuit Soul" performing artists Pamyua will showcase Inuit culture through live music and a dance performance. Traditional melodies reinterpreted with contemporary vocalization and instrumentation make for a once in a lifetime event.

The Gift From Mother Earth Art Show

Friday, September 18th - Sunday, September 20th All throughout the Indian Museum of North America complex
The 30th Annual, Gift From Mother Earth Native and Western Art Show & Sale. The Gift From Mother Earth Art Show features Native and Non-Native Artists, crafters, and creative vendors from across the country, selling works ranging from fine arts prints to jewelry, basketry, pottery, sculpture, and more. Don't miss this three-day special show!


Saturday, September 26th @ 6:30 PM in The Welcome Center Theatre
Once again, award-winning artists, Brule will return for the second night of music, dance, and cultural immersion. This special event will help us close out the Summer Season of 2020. Don’t miss this energetic performance.

Native Americans' Day 2020

Monday, October 12th @ 1:30 PM on the outdoor Viewing Veranda
In conjunction with our celebration of Native Americans' Day 2020, the 2019 Native American Music Awards "Artist of the Year," singer, songwriter, & Grammy member, Shelley Morningsong (Northern Cheyenne), and her husband, performer and educator Fabian Fontenelle  (Zuni/Omaha) will be here to enhance the day's festivities with dance and music of the Northern Plains, and indigenous culture fused with modern music. This event will mark the end of our 2020 season. Don't miss this special day, combined with cultural speakers, presenters, crafts for the kids, and a free Tatanka stew meal. This day is always one to celebrate!