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Festivals and programs provide a great opportunity to meet artists and learn about their artistic inspirations. From small group lectures and intimate marketplaces to the acclaimed Guild Indian Fair & Market, which draws more than 640 artists and nearly 10,000 visitors, there’s something for everyone!

January 2020

Jan 24

1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

David Hockney’s American Travels with Richard Benefield

Join Richard Benefield, former executive director of The David Hockney Foundation, for an in-depth discussion about David Hockney’s Yosemite series in context with his other work completed while in North America. Free and open to the public. Does not include museum admission. Details →

Jan 25

9:30 am – 10:30 am

Museum Yoga

Rooted Community Yoga Project returns each 2nd and 4th Saturday from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. for guided yoga practice at the Heard Museum. All levels welcome. Each week, the yoga session will take place in a new location on the Heard campus. This is a great way to tour ... Details →

Museum Yoga Summer 2018

February 2020

Feb 7

6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

First Friday

February First Friday Highlights: Free concert by country-rock band, Stateline at 7:00 p.m. DJ ThisJustIn spinning in Crossroads Gallery Courtyard Café is open for dinner and Coffee Cantina open until 8 p.m. Family Gallery, It’s Your Turn features iPad stations and hands-on activities First Fridays are Free and include ... Details →

First Fridays at the Heard
Feb 8–9

30th Annual Heard Museum World Championship Hoop Dance Contest

On February 9 & 10, 2019, top American Indian and Canadian First Nations hoop dancers will compete at the Heard Museum for the prestigious World Champion title and cash prizes. At the two-day competition, men and women compete on an equal field. Details →

Native American Hoop dancers in traditional regalia gathered around a circular sand dance plaza with the US and Canadian flags held in the center
Feb 15

11:30 am – 1:30 pm

Scene and Heard Film Series Presents

Paya: The Water Story of the Paiute Showtimes at 11:30 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. in Steele Auditorium. Following the 11:30 a.m. screening stick around for a conversation with Teri Red Owl, Executive Director of the Owens Valley Indian Water Commission and staff on the current state of water rights ... Details →

Feb 20

5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Members Extended Hours

We’re staying open late until 7 p.m. exclusively for Members on the third Thursday of the month beginning this November through April. No need to RSVP. Check-in at the Membership Desk upon arrival.   Not a Member? Join today receive free admission to original exhibitions like David Hockney’s Yosemite ... Details →

Members Experience More at the Heard Museum
Feb 20

6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Scene and Heard Film Series Presents

Hockney Showtime 6:00 p.m. in Steele Auditorium. Runtime: 112 minutes (CC) About the Film: Hockney weaves together a portrait of the multifaceted artist from frank interviews with close friends and never before seen footage from his own personal archive. One of the great surviving icons of the 1960s, Hockney’s ... Details →

Feb 22

9:30 am – 10:30 am

Museum Yoga

Rooted Community Yoga Project returns each 2nd and 4th Saturday from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. for guided yoga practice at the Heard Museum. All levels welcome. Each week, the yoga session will take place in a new location on the Heard campus. This is a great way to tour ... Details →

Museum Yoga Summer 2018
Feb 22

1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Marathoner Louis Tewanima and the Continuity of Hopi Running

Join us for this special learning opportunity. We are fortunate to learn from Matthew Sakiestewa Gilbert (Hopi) about Marathoner Louis Tewanima and the Continuity of Hopi Running. Matthew Sakiestewa Gilbert is Professor and Head of the Department of American Indian Studies at the University of Arizona. He is an ... Details →

March 2020

Mar 6

5:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Indian Fair & Market Best of Show Reception

Best of Show Reception One night only! This is the only time these pieces will be shown in one place. Be among the first and only to view the award-winning art from the 2020 juried art competition. 600+ pieces will be submitted by 300+ artists in 10 classifications to ... Details →

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