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The Indian Craft Shop

Indian Craft Shop in Washington DC

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Join us in welcoming guest authors Dr. Gregory and Angie Shaaf and Bille Hougart on June 14, 2012. This is a great opportunity to meet and greet and hear stories about their research and the artists they have met. 


See current American Indian Art Series titles by Dr. Gregory Schaaf and Bille Hougart's "The Little Book of Marks on Southwestern Silver - Silversmiths, Designers, Guilds and Traders."



Meet all Authors/Book Signings:

June 14, 2012, from 12:00 noon - 4:00pm

(before and after Dr. Shaaf's Interior Museum Presentation; see below)


Additional Book Signing with Bille Hougart

 June 16, 2012, from 12:00 noon - 2:00pm


Books may be pre-purchased AND purchased online for signings if you can't make it in. (For purchases online, please record in the comment section of your order if you would like a salutation/name with the book signing.)


Billie Hougart PiecesAmerican Art Series 


The Interior Museum Presents:


Stories from the American Indian Art Series: 15,000 Native Artists Honored

June 14, 2012, from 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Rachel Carson Room


Join Dr. Gregory Shaaf for highlights from the American Indian Art Series, an eight-volume collection of over 15,000 artist biographies. Hear true life stories from Native American art history, featuring 12 American Indian jewelers, potters, basket makers, and painters.

Special Assistance - For those in need of special assistance (such as an interpreter for the hearing impaired) or inquiries regarding the accessible entrance, please notify museum staff at (202) 208-4743 in advance of the program. Special needs will be accommodated whenever possible.

The Interior Museum - U.S. Department of the Interior
Stewart Lee Udall Department of the Interior Building
1849 C Street, NW Washington, DC 20240
For more information, call Diana Ziegler (202) 208-4743 




We continue to add new items to the online store, so be sure to check our New Additions page regularly - this is an ongoing process!




The Indian Craft Shop is open the third Saturday of each month. We hope that you will be able to join us Saturday, June 16 from 10:00am - 4:00pm.

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In This Issue

The Interior Museum Presents

New Additions to our Online Store



Indian Craft Shop
Retail Hours

Open on Saturday  

June 16, 2012  
10:00AM to 4:00PM


The Indian Craft Shop is open Monday through Friday, from 8:30am to 4:30pm, and the third Saturday of the month from 10:00am until 4:00pm. The Shop is closed on federal holidays.


A photo ID is needed for entrance to the building. 

During weekdays, visitors may use either the C Street or E Street entrances (E Street is closer for

 Metro riders). 

Handicap access is available at E Street.

(For weekend handicap access on E Street, contact the Shop at (202) 208-4056 ahead of time, if possible.)


Public Transportation

Farragut West (Blue and Orange Line) and Farragut North (Red Line) are the closest Metro stops. It is a six-block walk, or you can ride an 80 or S1 bus to 18th and C Streets. There is metered parking on the street and several parking lots within a few blocks.


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The Indian Craft Shop
U.S. Department of the Interior
1849 C Street, NW
Washington, D.C.20240
(202) 208-4056