A red and blue Navajo textile.


Collection: By the Numbers

There are more than 44,000 objects in the Heard Museum Collection. Check out some of the highlights here, by the numbers.

1st set of paintings Maie Heard purchased by Fred Kabotie

Two Native American dancers with feathered wings and headdresses.
Fred Kabotie, Hopi, 1900-1986. Two Eagle Dancers , 1925, Watercolor on paper. Heard Museum purchase, IAC7

120 Concho Belts

A silver and brown belt with a design on it.
Unknown artist, Navajo. Concho belt, c. 1890, Silver, leather. Gift of the Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Arts, NA-SW-NA-J-522

82 Charles Loloma jewelry items in the Collection

A wooden jewelry pendant with a blue and turquoise design.
Charles Loloma, Hopi, 1921-1991. Pendant, 1970, Turquoise, coral, malachite, lapis lazuli, ironwood, silver. Heard Museum purchase, NA-SW-HO-J-4

More than 4,000 objects in the Fred Harvey Collection

Unknown artist, Navajo. Textile, c. 1875, Wool. Fred Harvey Fine Arts Collection, Heard Museum, 1BL

68 Harry Fonseca paintings and drawings

Harry Fonseca, Maidu/Nisenan/Portuguese/Hawaiian,1946-2006. Coyote in the Mission, 1983, Lithograph. Gift of Limestone Press, IAC1705

A painting of a coyote wearing a leather jacket with chains and jeans in front of a red brick wall.

169 Fritz Scholder paintings and prints

Fritz Scholder, Luseño, 1937-2005. Self Portrait with French Wallpaper, 1976, Acrylic on canvas. Gift of Lisa Scholder, 4340-1

More than 1,700 Hopi Katsina Carvings in the Collection

Arvin Saufkie, Hopi, b. 1977. Muy’inga, 2012, Cottonwood root, pigment. Gift ofHelen Kersting, 4801-3

437 Katsina Carvings donated by Senator Barry M. Goldwater

Unknown artist, Hopi. Ahöla, early 1900s, Cottonwood root, pigment, kaolin,feathers, cloth. Gift of Senator Barry M. Goldwater, NA-SW-HO-F-127

More than 5,000 Baskets

Unknown artist, Western Apache. Basket, c. 1900, Willow, martynia. HeardMuseum Collection, NA-SW-AP-B-6

More than 6,000 works of Pottery

Tammy Garcia, Santa ClaraPueblo, b. 1969. Jar, 1992, Ceramic. Gift of theEstate of Les Goldberg, 4683-42

More than 27,000 artist files in the Billie Jane Baguley Library and Archives

A Native woman wearing a black hat in front of houses and yellow text on a red background that reads You're not an Indian; you weren't born on a reservation.
Kay WalkingStick, Talking Leaves, – Gift of artist, RC1 65(7):1