NEH On the Road | Away from Home: American Indian Boarding School Stories | Heard Museum
ADVANCING AMERICAN INDIAN ART

Entrance to the American Indian Boarding Schools exhibition showing a large monitor with rotating images of school yearbook pictures, didactic panels and a large map of the US showing Native land loss.

NEH On the Road | Away from Home: American Indian Boarding School Stories

This exhibition was adapted from the permanent exhibition Away from Home: American Indian Boarding School Stories and is touring from September 2020 through April 2025. The exhibition will feature several freestanding units focused on thematic areas; a collection of objects, artifacts, photographs, and paper ephemera; audio/video features; interactive elements; semi-immersive environment settings; and wall-mounted banners and graphics.

Current Schedule

September 1–October 20, 2020Mid-America All-Indian Center
Wichita, KS
January 28–March 16, 2021Irving Archives and Museum
Irving, TX
April 6–May 25, 2021April 6–May 25, 2021 Clatsop County Historical Society
Astoria, OR
June 16–August 11, 2021Everhart Museum of Natural History, Science, and Art
Scranton, PA
September 1–October 20, 2021Dennos Museum Center
Traverse City, MI
November 10, 2021–January 7, 2022Tomaquag Museum
Exeter, RI
January 28–March 16, 2022James Museum of Western & Wildlife Art
St. Petersburg, FL
April 6–May 25, 2022Goodhue County Historical Society
Red Wing, MN
June 16–August 11, 2022Manitowoc Public Library
Manitowoc, WI
September 1–October 20, 2022Mountain Heritage Center
Cullowhee, NC
November 10, 2022–January 7, 2023El Paso Museum of History
El Paso, TX
January 28–March 16, 2023Johnson County Museum
Overland Park, KS
April 6–May 25, 2023Autry Museum of the American West
Los Angeles, CA
June 16–August 11, 2023Louisiana Old State Capitol
Baton Rouge, LA
September 1–October 20, 2023Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center
Enid, OK
November 10, 2023–January 7, 2024Historical & Cultural Society of Clay County
Moorhead, MN
January 28–March 16, 2024Tarrant County Community College
Hurst, TX
April 6–May 25, 2024Idaho State Historical Society
Boise, ID
June 16–August 11, 2024Sutter County Museum
Yuba City, CA
September 1–October 20, 2024Upcountry History Museum
Greenville, SC
November 10, 2024–January 7, 2025Chandler Museum
Chandler, AZ
January 28–March 16, 2025Aurora Univeristy
Aurora, IL