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December 2016
Dec 26–30

10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Holidays at the Heard

A Southwestern tradition, Holidays at the Heard is a great way to spend time with family and friends. Exciting performances and artist demonstrations introduce visitors to traditional and contemporary American Indian music, dance and art throughout the week. Details →

January 2017
Jan 7

10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Native Jewelers Society Workshop

The Heard Museum will host a Native Jewelers Society (NJS) Demonstration Workshop and Emerging Jewelers Market on January 7th, 2017 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Five NJS artists, including Darryl Dean Begay, Philbert Begay, Gene Billie, Ric Charlie, and Ray Scott, will demonstrate various techniques and topics such ... Details →

NJS Jewelry Workshops and Emerging Artist Show
Jan 14

9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Short Course: Native People of the Southwest, Jan. 14, 21 & 28

Presented by the Heard Museum Guild, this three-week information-packed half-day class will focus on the Southwest and the first Americans who inhabited this land from prehistoric times to the 21st century. In this overview, participants will learn about the Southwest and the first Americans from the prehistoric peoples to ... Details →

February 2017
Feb 19

1:30 pm – 2:30 pm

Finding the Beauty in Collecting

In conjunction with our exhibition, Beauty Speaks for Us, the Heard Museum invites you to a related series of programs on the topic of collecting art. Our first presentation delves into how collectors discover the beauty of an art form and begin to create a collection. Listen to and ... Details →

Feb 26

1:30 pm – 2:30 pm

The Beauty that Binds

In conjunction with our exhibition, Beauty Speaks for Us, the Heard Museum invites you to a related series of conversations on the topic of collecting art. Join us for a conversation with award-winning beadwork artist Ken Williams Jr. (Northern Arapaho/ Seneca) who will discuss his life and experiences as ... Details →

March 2017
Mar 23

7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

The Simon Ortiz and Labriola Center Lecture on Indigenous Land, Culture, and Community

The museum welcomes poet, novelist and essayist Linda Hogan (Chickasaw) for the latest Simon Ortiz and Labriola Center Lecture on Indigenous Land, Culture, and Community. Details: READING/TALK: Mar. 23, 7 p.m.  Heard Museum, 2301 N. Central Avenue (Central & Encanto), Phoenix, AZ 85004 CAMPUS RECEPTION: Mar. 23, 10:30 a.m.  |  Labriola Center, Hayden Library ... Details →

April 2017
Apr 2

1:30 pm – 2:30 pm

La Escena del Desierto: Latino Art in Phoenix and Beyond

A Frida Kahlo & Diego Rivera Exhibition Conversation Join us for this lively conversation about Phoenix’s thriving Latino arts scene with local artists Emily Costello, Carmen Guerrero and Annie Lopez. Moderated by Julio Morales, curator at the Arizona State University Art Museum, this conversation will offer insights from local ... Details →

Apr 22

1:30 pm – 2:30 pm

Things You Did Not Know About Rick Bartow: A Gallerist’s Conversation

Join Charles Froelick, owner/director of Froelick Gallery in Portland, Ore., for a special engagement and in-depth look into the life, work and career of Wiyot artist Rick Bartow. This program will begin inside of the exhibition space (Jacobson Gallery). Free for museum members or with general admission for non-members. Details →

Apr 23

1:30 pm – 2:30 pm

La Revolución: The Legacy of Mexican Mural Art

A Frida Kahlo & Diego Rivera Exhibition Conversation The influence of Mexican mural art is far-reaching in the borderlands and beyond. Here in Phoenix, the mural-art and street-art communities are burgeoning. Moderator Thomas “Breeze” Marcus, artist and founder of Paint Phx, a city-wide mural and street arts festival, will ... Details →

Apr 30

11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Celebrate Día del Niño

An honoring of our precious children! The Heard will celebrate Children’s Day with a community festival! 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 ... Details →

Celebrate Dia del Nino at the Heard Museum
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