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Holidays at the Heard

A Southwestern tradition, Holidays at the Heard is a must-see for your family, friends and out-of-town guests, starting Friday, Dec. 26, and continuing through Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2014.

Visitors can enjoy fry bread as they experience American Indian music and dance performances including Choctaw, Hopi, Maricopa and Navajo dancers as well as crowd favorites like hoop dancing and fancy dancing.

In addition to music and dance performances twice daily at 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. (except 12:30 and 2 p.m. on Sunday), visitors can also enjoy 12 exhibit galleries including Home: Native People in the Southwest as well as two exhibits that feature hands-on craft activities and artwork that are perfect for families.

Visitors can also browse items in the Shop or have lunch at the Courtyard Café, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day during Holidays at the Heard.

This event is free with museum admission.

Expected performers and demonstration artists as of Nov. 10, 2014:


Friday, Dec. 26 – Yellowbird dance group

Saturday, Dec. 27 – Brian Hammill, dancer

Sunday, Dec. 28 – Hopi Dance Group

Monday, Dec. 29 – Derrick Suwaima Davis, dancer

Tuesday, Dec. 30 – Yellow House Dancers

Wednesday, Dec. 31 – Dinehtah Navajo Dancers

Demonstration Artists:

Friday. Dec. 26– Yolanda Hart Stevens and Daisy Simms

Saturday, Dec. 27 – Kevin Stevens and Eric Manuelito

Sunday, Dec. 28 – Lucille Maho

Monday, Dec. 29 – Marilou Schultz

Tuesday, Dec. 30 – Christopher Black

Wednesday, Dec. 31 – Kelvin Black


Derrick Davis performing during Holidays at the Heard

Event Details

December 26 – 31
Friday – Wednesday

Friday to Saturday:
9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Monday to Wednesday
9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Free with museum admission

Steele Auditorium

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