The Heard Museum community invites you to join us in commemorating Indigenous Peoples’ Day with a day of programming dedicated to Indigenous voice and perspective. As we celebrate the second year of recognizing Indigenous Peoples’ Day in the City of Phoenix, we are honored to celebrate the cultural richness of Indigenous peoples throughout Indian Country – this year focusing of the power of spoken word, performance, film and intergenerational transference of knowledge.
This event is FREE and open to the public. Museum admission required to view exhibitions. Admission free for American Indian visitors with tribal ID.
11:00 a.m. to 4 p.m. – Indigenous Peoples’ Day – Family Fun!
Bring the family to enjoy a day of exciting activities the whole family can enjoy.
HANDS ON ART
Join Heard Museum education staff and cultural partners and get crafty with an array of free hands-on, take-home activities!
12:30 and 2:30 p.m. – Crossroads Gallery
Book Reading and Hoop Dance Clinic with Violet Duncan (Plains Cree and Taino from Kehewin Cree Nation)
11:30 a.m. – Steele Auditorium
SCENE & HEARD FILM
Neither Wolf Nor Dog
An author recounts his travels with an Indian elder (Dave Bald Eagle) through the heart of Lakota country.
Monday, October 8
11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Heard Museum Campus