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Festivals and programs provide a great opportunity to meet artists and learn about their artistic inspirations. From small group lectures and intimate marketplaces to the acclaimed Guild Indian Fair & Market, which draws more than 700 artists and nearly 20,000 visitors, there’s something for everyone!

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March 2015
Mar 6

5:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Indian Fair & Market Best of Show Reception & Dinner

Native artists in varied media are honored at each year's Best of Show Reception & Dinner, held on the Friday of Fair weekend. Bid in a silent auction, view a Native Couture fashion show and participate in the Best of Show drawing for four outstanding pieces of art now ... Details →

Mar 7–8

57th annual Heard Museum Guild Indian Fair & Market

The Heard Museum Guild Indian Fair & Market is a world-acclaimed cultural event that draws nearly 15,000 visitors and more than 600 of the nation’s most outstanding and successful American Indian artists. You’ll meet traditional and cutting-edge contemporary artists as well as young artists selling their art alongside their ... Details →

Mar 10

March movies at the Heard (also March 16)

Enhance your visit to the Heard with a stop in the museum’s recently renovated Joel and Lila Harnett Theater, which exhibits films about Native life, culture and art. Tuesday, March 10, 1 p.m. — Hopi: Songs of the Fourth World (1985, 58 min.) is a compelling study of the ... Details →

Mar 12

Short Course: Native Peoples of the Southwest, an Overview

In this 3 week course, participants will learn about the Southwest and the first American from the prehistoric peoples to their historic descendants to the people today, who continue to blend their ancient traditions with the challenges of the 21st century.  The aim of the course is to promote ... Details →

Mar 18

9:30 am – 11:30 am

Barbara Mills, UA anthropology professor, to speak to March Guild meeting

If you’ve ever thought about joining the Heard Museum Guild, the museum’s dedicated corps of volunteers, a general membership meeting is held on the third Wednesday of each month from September to April, except December. After a social from 9:30 to 10 a.m., a featured speaker takes the lectern ... Details →

Mar 21

10:00 am – 2:00 pm

American Indian Art & Artifacts Appraisal Day

Find out what your treasures are worth! Leading Native art traders will examine your treasures and offer information about materials, dates, artists and traditions. Details →

Mar 28–30

American Indian Student Art Show & Sale

One of the few national events celebrating the achievements of young Native artists, the Student Art Show & Sale at the Heard Museum offers an incomparable selection of artwork for viewing and purchase. Visitors can peruse more than 700 works of art by students in grades 7 to 12 ... Details →

April 2015
Apr 7

April movies at the Heard (also April 14 and 21)

Enhance your visit to the Heard with a stop in the museum’s recently renovated Joel and Lila Harnett Theater, which exhibits films about Native life, culture and art. Tuesday, April 7, 1 p.m. – Chiefs  (2003, 87 min.) This documentary follows a team of American Indian teens from Wyoming ... Details →

Apr 11

10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Katsina Doll Marketplace: A Gathering of Carvers

The nation's largest gathering of Hopi katsina doll carvers will show and sell their unique creations at the 13th Annual Katsina Doll Marketplace. Enjoy musical performances, carving demonstrations and a drawing for the featured katsina doll. Admission to the Marketplace is free; museum admission additional. Details →

Apr 15

9:30 am – 11:30 am

Winslow’s Old Trails Museum owner Ann-Mary Lutzick speaks to Guild monthly meeting

If you’ve ever thought about joining the Heard Museum Guild, the museum’s dedicated corps of volunteers, a general membership meeting is held on the third Wednesday of each month from September to April, except December. After a social from 9:30 to 10 a.m., a featured speaker takes the lectern ... Details →

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