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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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February 2017
Feb 9

9:30 am – 12:30 pm

Prepare for the Fair

In keeping with this year’s fair theme; Textiles and Weaving, we are excited to offer a series of four lectures and an action-packed demonstration focused on the extensive world of Native American textiles. Don’t miss the opportunity to learn from our outstanding line up of speakers who will share ... Details →

2016 Best of Show textile by Berdine Begay (Navajo)
Feb 9

6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Bespoke: A Celebration of Beauty

Thursday, February 9, 2017, 6:00-9:00 p.m. Location: Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust Grand Gallery A pivotal moment for the museum, the opening night party on February 9th will be a celebration of artistry and community. Join us in ushering in a new chapter for the Heard Museum and the opening ... Details →

Bespoke opening party for Beauty Speaks for Us at the Heard Museum February 9, 2017
Feb 16

9:30 am – 12:30 pm

Prepare for the Fair

In keeping with this year’s fair theme; Textiles and Weaving, we are excited to offer a series of four lectures and an action-packed demonstration focused on the extensive world of Native American textiles. Don’t miss the opportunity to learn from our outstanding line up of speakers who will share ... Details →

2016 Best of Show textile by Berdine Begay (Navajo)
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 23

9:30 am – 12:30 pm

Prepare for the Fair

In keeping with this year’s fair theme; Textiles and Weaving, we are excited to offer a series of four lectures and an action-packed demonstration focused on the extensive world of Native American textiles. Don’t miss the opportunity to learn from our outstanding line up of speakers who will share ... Details →

2016 Best of Show textile by Berdine Begay (Navajo)
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 4–5

59th annual Heard Museum Guild Indian Fair & Market

The 59th annual Heard Museum Guild Indian Fair & Market is March 4 – 5, 2017 The Fair 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 ... Details →

2012 Indian Fair and Market. Detail of Navajo weaver Brenda Spencer weaving. Photo by Jewel Clark
Mar 15

9:30 am – 11:00 am

March Heard Guild Meeting

Join the Heard Museum Guild for their monthly meeting Wednesday, March 15 from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Agenda: 9:30 am: Coffee 9:45 am: Business meeting, including Treasurer’s Report, approval of minutes, and announcements. 10:00 am: Speaker: Felicia Cocotzin-Ruiz, Native Foods Chef 11:00 am: Sip and Sign – socialize with ... Details →

Mar 18

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 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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