A pair of high-top sneakers with an intricate tiger and floral design embroidered on the side.

First Friday

The Sneaker Jam – Celebrating the Intersection of Kicks + Culture

Kick-off the opening of Art +Sole Exhibition with us! This free event will feature all things kicks, culture, and community. 

The Heard will open its doors on May 3rd (First Friday) to sneakerheads, hip-hop enthusiasts, and street culture aficionados for an unforgettable celebration. From 5pm to 9pm, the museum will boast a lineup of immersive experiences, live performances, and interactive showcases that celebrate the heartbeat of Indigenous expression. 

Join us for an evening of creativity, camaraderie, and celebration as we pay tribute to the undeniable influence of sneaker culture in the Native community. Whether you’re a die-hard sneakerhead or simply curious about the allure of street culture, “Art + Sole” promises an experience like no other. 

For more information, follow us on social media @heardmuseum for exciting updates and sneak peeks.

Live Shoe Painting Demonstration
Dance Showcase
DJ Showcase

Our sponsors

  • Major Sponsor

    Blue cross blue shield Arizona logo.
  • Exhibition Sponsors

    Virginia M. Ullman Foundation
    Susan Esco Chandler & Alfred D. Chandler
    Lili Chester, In Memory of Sheldon Chester