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October 2016
Oct 6

9:30 am – 12:30 pm

Short Course: Native Women in the Arts: Oct. 6, 13 & 20

As part of its commitment to continuing education, the Heard Museum Guild presents several short courses each year, in October, January and April. Open to the public, the aim of the courses is to enhance one’s respect for Native peoples and to develop an appreciation of their art and ... Details →

Oct 9

3:30 pm – 6:00 pm

A Conversation at the Intersection of Art, Law & Indian Identity

Hear a panel of cutting-edge American Indian artists and leading lawyers discuss the ways Indian Identity and artist vision can shape and challenge American Indian identity while also having legal implications and community impact. This event is hosted by the Heard in partnership with the Native American Rights Fund ... Details →

Greg Deal (Pyramid Lake Paiute) in his performance piece, "The Last American Indian on Earth"
Oct 10

12:30 pm – 2:00 pm

Indigenous Peoples Day

Join the Heard Museum community as we commemorate Indigenous Peoples Day with dance, film and discussion. 12:30 p.m. — Welcome/Hoop Dance by Kevin Dakota Duncan (San Carlos Apache/Mandan/Arikara/Hidatsa) 12:40 p.m. — Screening of short documentary, The Last American Indian on Earth, followed by discussion led by Heard Museum staff ... Details →

Photos from Project 562 Photography by Makita Wilbur (Swinomish/ Tulalip)
November 2016
Nov 16

9:30 am – 11:30 am

American Indian Student Support Services educator to speaks at monthly Guild meeting

Laura Gonzales-Macias, Ph.D., associate director, American Indian Student Support Services and instructional professional in American Indian Studies at Arizona State University, is the featured speaker Wednesday, Nov. 16, at a monthly meeting of the museum’s dedicated corps of volunteers, the Heard Museum Guild. Anyone interested in Guild membership is ... Details →

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 →

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