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Fiesta del Dia de los Niños

An honoring of our precious children!

The Heard will celebrate Children’s Day with a community fiesta! Bring the entire family out for a day of fun, arts, storytelling, music, dance, games and activities for kids of all ages! Enjoy free samplings of food and agua fresca provided by Paletas Betty, the Heard’s Courtyard Café, and Sysco Systems restaurant partners. Best of all, admission to the museum and Frida Kahlo & Diego Rivera is free for children 12 and under as well as up to two parents or guardians who accompany them.

Schedule of Events

11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Music, family activities, and tasty treats in the Freeport McMoRan Plaza and Scott Libby Amphitheater.
Also, take part in creating a chalk art mural with 2017 Heard Museum Mercado Signature Artist Martin Moreno.

12 noon & 2:30 p.m.
Michael Heralda’s Aztec Stories
An interactive presentation for all ages! Through music, stories, narratives, and poetry, Heralda illuminates the sophistication of the Mexica/Aztec people from the Indigenous perspective.

1 p.m.
Mariachi Performance by Harmony Project Phoenix
“Talent has no zip code.” This is the motto of the Harmony Project Phoenix, a non-profit music program for children that builds orchestras, bands, choirs and mariachi ensembles in underserved areas of Phoenix. Its primary goal is to use music as the tool to build productive, responsible, and caring citizens.

1:30 & 3:30 p.m.
Mask-Making with the Cultural Coalition
Masks have been used for thousands of years by many Indigenous peoples throughout the world. Create your own mask with performance artist Zarco Guerrero as he reveals the awesome power of the mask to transform.

Support for Frida Kahlo & Diego Rivera educational and family programming made possible by:

Supporting Sponsors
PetSmart, Inc.
Virginia M. Ullman Foundation

Signature Sponsors
Diane and Bruce Halle Foundation
Arizona Community Foundation

Contributing Sponsor
Evelyn and Lou Grubb Charitable Fund / Nancy Grubb Sage

Exhibition support for Frida Kahlo & Diego Rivera made possible by:

Presenting Sponsor
Bank of America

Supporting Sponsors
Kemper and Ethel Marley Foundation
PetSmart, Inc.
Virginia M. Ullman Foundation

Signature Sponsor
Salt River Project

Contributing Sponsor
Arizona Public Service

Dia de los ninos at the Heard Museum

Event Details

Sunday, April 30
11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Cost: Free

Heard Museum Campus

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