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Moondance 2017 is October 28. The museum will honor Sue Glawe of Blue Cross/ Blue Shield and Pulitzer Prize-winning author N. Scott Momaday


A beautiful, starlit evening in October, celebrating friends and supporters of the Heard Museum.


6:00 p.m. Cocktail reception, silent auction and preview of the exhibition Of God and Mortal Men: Masterworks of T.C. Cannon form the Nancy and Richard Bloch Collection
7:30 p.m. Seated dinner and program
9:00 p.m. Dessert and dancing


Pulitzer Prize-winning author Scott Momaday, Kiowa
Sue Glawe, on behalf of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona

Honorary Co-Chairs

Carol and Randy Schilling


Arlene and Giora Ben-Horin
Mary and Mark Bonsall
Vanne and Robert Cowie
Dino J. and Elizabeth Murfee DeConcini
Alice J. Dickey
Betty Drake
Kathleen and John Graham
Mary and Thomas M. Hudak
Colleen and John Lomax
Janet and John Melamed
Susan and James Navran
Jo Elizabeth and William G. Ridenour
Amy and Mark Schiavoni

Raffle Tickets

Click here to purchase your Moondance raffle tickets.

1 ticket for $100

3 ticket for $250

7 ticket for $500

15 ticket for $1,000

*Raffle is open to the public. You need not be present to win.

Santa Fe Getaway

Visit the town that inspired artists such as Georgia O’Keefe, Allan Houser, N. Scott Momaday, Richard Chavez, Agnes Martin, and Bruce Nauman with a two-night stay at Santa Fe’s authentic, 180-room La Fonda on Plaza Hotel and dinner and drinks for two at the acclaimed La Plazuela Restaurant.

Al Fresco Lunch & Jewelry Collection Visit

Enjoy a catered lunch for eight on the Director’s Balcony in the company of Director and CEO David M. Roche overlooking the Central Courtyard and an afternoon exploring the famed jewelry collection with Curator of Collections Diana Pardue.

Pet Portraiture

Have esteemed fine art and Heard Museum collections photographer Craig Smith take a professional portrait of your beloved pet. Smith’s photographs are featured in the Heard Museum exhibition catalogues and other acclaimed publications.

The Heard Museum thanks the following sponsors for their generous support:

Supporting Sponsors

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona
Carol and Randy Schilling

Signature Sponsors

Arizona Public Service
Salt River Project

Event Underwriting Sponsors

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona, Invitation and Program Sponsor
Vanne and Robert Cowie, Dinner Wine Sponsor
Alice J. Dickey, Valet Sponsor
Kristine and Leland W. Peterson, Reception Sponsor
Ellen and John Stiteler, Dinner Wine Sponsor
Amy and Mark Schiavoni, Reception Entertainment Sponsor

Arlene and Giora Ben-Horin, Center Pieces Sponsor
Hensley Beverage Company, Beverage Sponsor
Patience and Jim Huntwork, Employee Hospitality Sponsor
Janet and John Melamed, Event Marketing Sponsor
Susan and James Navran, Honoree Gift Sponsor

Table Hosts

Arizona Public Service
Bank of Arizona
Arlene and Giora Ben-Horin
Lisa and Greg Boyce
Julie and F. Welsey Clelland, III.
CopperPoint Mutual Insurance Company
Dino J. and Elizabeth Murfee DeConcini
Alice J. Dickey
Fennemore Craig P.C.
Kathleen and John Graham
Janet and John Melamed
Rose and Harry Papp
Kristine and Leland Peterson
Phoenix Children’s Hospital
Jill and Wick Pilcher
Sacks Tierney PA
Snell & Wilmer LLP
David Wilshin

Moondance proceeds support exhibitions and programming for the 2017 – 2018 season.

To become a sponsor, click here to download an information packet and click here to download a commitment form.

To purchase tickets or for more information, please contact Rebecca Simpson at RSimpson@heard.org or 602.251.0245.


Supporting Sponsor
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona
Signature Sponsors
Salt River Project

Event Details

Saturday, October 28
6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Tickets: $750
Table: $7,500

Heard Museum Campus

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To purchase tickets or for more information, please contact Rebecca Simpson at RSimpson@heard.org or 602.251.0245.