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Holidays at the Heard

All programming is included with museum admission. Free for museum members. 

A Phoenix tradition, Holidays at the Heard is a must-see for your family, friends and out-of-town guests, starting Wednesday, Dec. 26, and continuing through Sunday, Dec. 30, 2018.

Visitors can experience American Indian music and dance performances including crowd favorites like hoop dancing and fancy dancing.

Visitors can also browse items in the Museum Shop and Books & More. Have lunch at the Courtyard Café, open 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day or stop by the Coffee Cantina for a grab-and-go lunch, or coffee, tea, and a sweet treat until 5 p.m.

Performances: 12:30 and 2 p.m. in Steele Auditorium.
Artist Demonstrations: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Crossroads Gallery
Hands-on activities 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the gallery It’s Your Turn: Yua.
Book readings: 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. in Crossroads Gallery

Holidays at the Heard Schedule

Wednesday, Dec. 26Event: Do you think you could live on the Arctic Tundra? Staff from the Arizona Science Center will be on hand to demonstrate the varying degrees of cold there is in the Arctic.
Activities: Special hands-on activities in It’s Your Turn: YUA
Book Reading: When Pigasso Met Mootisse, by Nina Laden
Thursday, Dec. 27Performance: Nunamta Yup’ik Eskimo singers and Dancers – Throat Singing and Dancing
Activities: Yup’ik Artist Demonstration and
Hands-on activities in It’s Your Turn: YUA
Book Reading: Kamik an Inuit Puppy Story, by Donald Uluadluak
Friday, Dec. 28Performance: Nunamta Yup’ik Eskimo singers and Dancers – Throat Singing and Dancing
Activities: Yup’ik Artist Demonstration and
Hands-on activities in It’s Your Turn: YUA
Book Reading: Akilak’s Adventure, by Deborah Kigjugalik Webster
Saturday,
Dec. 29
Event: How do you think animals survive the COLD Arctic winters? Staff from the Arizona Science Center will be on hand to share how arctic animals have mastered the art of survival on one of the planet's coldest regions.
Activities: Hands-on activities in It’s Your Turn: YUA: "Make your own blubber"
Book Reading: The Iridescence of Birds, by Patricia MacLachlan
Sunday, Dec. 30Performance: Yellowbird Indian Dancers perform hoop dancing
Activities: Metis Beaded Moccasins
Hands-on activities in It’s Your Turn: YUA
Book Reading: Henri’s Scissors, by Jeanette Winter

Event Details

December 26 – 30
10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Free for Museum members
Non-museum members pay general admission prices

Location:
Heard Museum Campus

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