In June, we celebrate the telling of stories—from the kind that unfold around the campfire with Arizona’s official state balladeer, Dolan Ellis, to those performed by the Great Arizona Puppet Theater—and this First Friday will be complete with your chance to make your own puppet!
We will also be joined by the members of iTheater Collaborative, who will host the first of a three-part play reading series. Each event will feature a play written by an American Indian playwright. In June we focus on the work of Diane Glancy (Cherokee).
Enjoy a tasty menu served from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. by our nationally acclaimed Courtyard Café, which on this First Friday only will include a meal of fried chicken, mashed potatoes, corn on the cob and a make-your-own sundae for dessert, all served family style, while supplies last! Minimum two people per order, $15 per person. Reservations highly recommended at 602.251.0204.
Take in the Heard’s several exhibit galleries, gourmet drinks at the Coffee Cantina, and see the best in Native art at the Heard Shops, including Hopi artist Sheryl Susunkewa who is scheduled to demonstrate painting.
Admission to museum galleries free 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
First Friday trolleys pick up and drop off passengers at the Heard Museum along its route through central Phoenix on every First Friday except March. The Heard is one of five hubs along the approximately five-mile route. Trolleys stop at each hub about every 20 minutes from 6 p.m. to about 9:30 p.m. Here is a map of the trolley route. NOTE: The gates to the Heard’s parking lot close each First Friday at 10:30 p.m.
Valley Metro Rail also runs as usual, with the Encanto Boulevard/Central Avenue stop directly in front of the Heard Museum. Please visit the Valley Metro website for route info and stop times.
Friday, June 3
6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Heard Museum Campus