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World Championship Hoop Dance Contest 2017

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Press Releases & News

March 24, 2020 | Message from the Heard Museum CEO concerning COVID-19

Downtown Devil recommends the Heard Museum Digital Library in their article, How To Keep Yourself Occupied At Home

Heard Museum Temporarily Closed.
Scheduled to reopen April 6th, 2020.

Travel website Lonely Planet names Heard Museum one of the best art museums in the US

Exhibition Press Release: Larger Than Memory The Heard Museum presents David Hockney’s first exhibition in Arizona

The Heard Museum presents David Hockney’s first exhibition in Arizona paired with Indigenous California Basketry

Heard Museum Reopens Landmark Boarding School Exhibition, Away from Home: American Indian Boarding School Stories
Josef Albers in Mexico Press Release
Heard Museum Guild Announces 61st-Annual Indian Fair & Market, March 2-3
Heard Museum to present original exhibition featuring rare works by Henri Matisse and the Native Alaskan Masks that inspired him

Andrew Mellon Foundation awards Heard Museum Fellowship grant to support textile conservation
Large-scale exhibition of masterworks by T.C. Cannon opens at Heard Museum
Iconic Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera exhibition extended through Sept. 4, 2017
Press Release- World Championship Hoop Dance Contest Results 2017

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The mission of the Heard Museum is to be the world’s preeminent museum for the presentation, interpretation and advancement of American Indian art, emphasizing its intersection with broader artistic and cultural themes.

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The Heard Museum does not perform appraisals; however, the Heard Museum Council, one of our volunteer organizations, holds a semi-annual Appraisal Day event where people can bring their items to be appraised for a fee. Appraisal days occur in the spring and fall. Please check our calendar of events page for upcoming dates.