Quantcast First Fridays at the Heard Museum | Heard Museum
First Fridays at the Heard Museum and Native + You

First Fridays at the Heard Museum

On the first Friday evenings of the month (except March), the Heard will bring fun, food, drink and fresh events to the museum to share the cultural pulse of Phoenix and the Southwest today — with free evening admission to the museum’s galleries. The Café and Cantina will be open for dining, drinks or snacks, and a cash bar is also available for both adult and family-friendly beverages. Don’t forget to visit the Heard Museum Shop, the Collector’s Room and Books & More until 8 p.m.!

Admission to the museum ends at 9:30 p.m. during the exhibition Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera. If you purchased your ticket and entered the museum before 9:30 p.m. you may enjoy the museum until we close at 10 p.m.

First Friday April 7

6 to 10 p.m.
Courtyard Night
The Heard’s Central Courtyard is the spot to hang out and enjoy the outdoors (while we can) with activities, great food, and tunes spun by DJ Beat Betty and FullStop. Also, get a preview of the Katsina Doll Marketplace with on-site carving demonstrations. Admission to the museum’s galleries is free from 6 to 10 p.m. Event supported by Signature Sponsor SRP.

First Friday May 5

6 to 10 p.m.
Fiesta de Familia
Enjoy our family-friendly celebration of Latino art and culture with great food, great music and fun for kids of all ages!

First Friday June 2

6 to 10 p.m.
Summer Lovin’
Bring the whole family for a free night at the museum and enjoy tactile fun and social activities led by the renowned local collage group CUT + PASTE PHX. Explore your creativity while enjoying food, art, tunes spun by local DJs and more!

First Friday July 7

6 to 10 p.m.
Fiesta de Frida

Join the Phoenix Fridas, an award-winning collective of Phoenix-based Latina artists, as we pay tribute to legendary artist Frida Kahlo with music, food and artful activities.

First Friday August 4

6 to 10 p.m.
Beat the Heat
It’s hot outside, so what could be better than cool beats with a DJ spinning tunes inside the museum, along with some sweet treats, artist demonstrations and more!

First Friday September 1

6 to 10 p.m.
Let’s Innovate!
With school back in session, this First Friday will celebrate the fun of learning through technology with 3-D printing demonstrations and activities, great food and music to get the creative energy flowing.