More than 600 Native artists chosen through a juried selection process will converge on the historic Heard museum campus to show and sell their stunning artwork. The artists, both emerging and critically acclaimed, represent over 100 American Indian and Alaska Native Tribes and Canadian First Nations. Artwork includes baskets, beadwork, quillwork, jewelry, lapidary, paintings, drawings, photography, graphics, personal attire, pottery, pueblo carvings, sculpture, weavings and textiles as well as other artistic media.
Enjoy performances on two stages. The Courtyard Stage, sponsored by Canyon Records, will feature acclaimed recording artists Jay Begaye, traditional DinÃ© singer; Jonah Littlesunday (Navajo), Native American flutist and Aaron White (Navajo-Ute), Native American flute and guitar; Xavier Quijas Yxayotl (Huichol), Mayan and Aztec-style flutes; Tony Duncan (Apache/Arikara/Hidatsa), Native American flute, and Darrin Yazzie (Navajo), guitar; and Kenneth Shirley (DinÃ©), dancer.
The Amphitheater Stage will feature dance groups, including internationally acclaimed hoop dancer Tony Duncan (Apache/Arikara/Hidatsa) and Family,Â The Women Dance, Beautifully led by Doreen Duncan (Mandan/Hidatsa/Arikara), the Thunder Boy Dance Group/Hopi Butterfly Dancers led by Ryon Polequaptewa (Hopi) and the Cellicion Traditional Zuni Dance Group led by Fernando Cellicion.
Kids from 1 to 101 will delight in theÂ Young Warriors Storytelling and Crafts led by Violet Duncan (Plains Cree and Taino). Learn to make an animal mask. Enjoy theÂ Big Show featuring three traditional trickster stories told with the use of larger than life masks, three Pow Wow dance styles and a phenomenal Hoop Dance. Celebrate the debut of Violet’s third children’s book.
A nationally recognized event, the second largest Indian market in the country and the largest art market in Arizona, the Heard market is THE gathering place for art lovers and the community to celebrate and learn about Native arts and cultures. An added bonus, fairgoers enjoy free admission to the museum.
Indian Fair & Market
Saturday & Sunday
March 7 & 8
Saturday, March 7
9:30 a.m. â€“ 5 p.m. (Early bird admission for museum members only, 8:30 a.m.)
Sunday, March 8
9:30 a.m. â€“ 4 p.m.
Cost (includes museum admission):
Museum Members: $15 (limit 4 tickets at this price)
Non-member Adults: $22 in advance/ $25 at the Gate/ $40 2-Day Pass
Seniors (65 and older): $20 in advance/$22 at the Gate
American Indians (with ID): $10
Students/Children 6-17: $9
Children 5 and under: FREE
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