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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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November 2017
Nov 4

10:30 am – 1:30 pm

T.C. Cannon: Pop Up Studio

Enjoy a private walk-through of the exhibition Of God and Mortal Men: Masterworks by T.C. Cannon from the Nancy and Richard Bloch Collection, and through the lens of guest artist Jacob Meders, spend time in our Dorrance Education Classroom to complete your own guided art activity to take home! ... Details →

Nov 4

11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Circles Collects: Awa Tsireh

Circles of Giving members are invited to a new series of programs designed exclusively for you. Join us for a luncheon and presentation by collector Norman L. Sandfield, whose renowned collection is featured in the upcoming exhibition Awa Tsireh: Pueblo Painter and Metalsmith, opening to all members on Friday, ... Details →

Nov 4

1:30 pm – 2:30 pm

Awa Tsireh: A Conversation and Book Signing

Dive deeper into the life and work of Awa Tsireh (San Ildefonso Pueblo, 1898-1955) with Norman Sandfield in a discussion that will shed light on this Puebloan master artist and the Sandfield Collection. A book signing with the authors of Awa Tsireh: Pueblo Painter and Metalsmith, Diana F. Pardue ... Details →

Nov 6

9:30 am – 8:00 pm

Veterans Day Tribute

Join veterans groups, color guards, traditional performers and speakers at the American Indian Veterans National Memorial on the grounds of the Heard Museum for a special tribute to veterans of the U.S. armed forces, followed by a dinner reception inside the museum’s Steele Auditorium. Schedule of Events 9:30 a.m. ... Details →

American Indian Veterans National Memorial
Nov 8

7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

T. C. Cannon: A Black Leggings Warrior

The warrior is one of the most revered members of Kiowa culture. In honor of Veterans Day and T.C. Cannon’s own service in the U.S. Army, this panel with Tatiana Lomahaftewa-Singer (Choctaw/Hopi), Curator of Collections, IAIA Museum of Contemporary Native Arts (MoCNA) and Warren Queton (Kiowa), University of Oklahoma ... Details →

Nov 11

9:00 am – 5:00 pm

¡Artes Vivas!

November 11, 2017 We are pleased to announce that the annual Mercado de las Artes Hispanic arts market has been re-imagined as a one-day event titled ¡Artes Vivas! The Market will take place Saturday, November 11, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ¡Artes Vivas! will continue to be a ... Details →

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Nov 14

5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

2017 Spirit of the Heard Award

2017 Spirit of the Heard recipient: Arlene Joyce Hughes (Akimel O’otham) About Arlene Joyce Hughes Ms. Hughes is a tireless educator and cultural preservationist. She is committed to the traditional perspective and principles given to her by her family and elders. Ms. Hughes has been a humble leader in ... Details →

Nov 14

6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

The Simon Ortiz and Labriola Center Reception/ Screening

Awake: A Dream from Standing Rock Reception and Screening The Simon Ortiz and Labriola Center Lecture on Indigenous Land, Culture, and Community and the Heard Museum invite you to join us for a film screening of Awake: A Dream from Standing Rock, which chronicles the #NoDAPL peaceful protests on ... Details →

The Simon Ortiz and Labriola Center Lecture on Indigenous Land, Culture, and Community Speaker Series
Nov 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 →

American Indian Artifacts Appraisal Day
Nov 19

11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Navajo Weavers Marketplace

The museum welcomes Navajo weavers from around the state on November 19th for an intimate marketplace from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Some of the best weaving in the Southwest will be on display and for sale by artists like Barbara Teller Ornelas, Michael Ornelas, Melissa Cody, Lola Cody, ... Details →

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