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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!

June 2019

Jun 23

Free Summer Sunday in June

Escape the heat of summer and join us again for this annual series to enjoy free performances, activities, and free admission to the museum every 4th Sunday of the month through August. This summer’s medium is printmaking. Each month we will have a different printmaker in the Crossroads Gallery ... Details →

July 2019

Jul 28

Free Summer Sunday in July

Escape the heat of summer and join us again for this annual series to enjoy free performances, activities, and free admission to the museum every 4th Sunday of the month through August. This summer’s medium is printmaking. Each month we will have a different printmaker in the Crossroads Gallery ... Details →

August 2019

Aug 25

11:00 am – 5:00 pm

Free Summer Sunday in August

Escape the heat of summer and join us again for this annual series to enjoy free performances, activities, and free admission to the museum every 4th Sunday of the month through August. This summer’s medium is printmaking. Each month we will have a different printmaker in the Crossroads Gallery ... Details →

October 2019

Oct 12

9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Educator Open House

Come learn about the Heard Museum’s resources for K–12 educators and enjoy a demonstration of basket-making traditions with artist August Wood from the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community. See how traditional techniques are used to weave natural desert materials into intricate baskets, and make a coiled basket that you ... Details →

November 2019

Nov 9

10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Second Saturday at the Heard
Navajo Weavers and Veteran Artists

Join us for the Second Saturday of the month in November, December, and January for live music and artist demonstrations in the Central Courtyard. Museum attendees and members have the opportunity to meet indigenous artists in an intimate setting, learning about each artist’s technique and approach to their art. ... Details →

Close up of woman's hands weaving on a loom.

December 2019

Dec 14

10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Second Saturday at the Heard
Basketry

Join us for the Second Saturday of the month in November, December, and January for live music and artist demonstrations in the Central Courtyard. Museum attendees and members have the opportunity to meet indigenous artists in an intimate setting, learning about each artists own technique and approach to their ... Details →

Dec 26–29

11:00 am – 3:00 pm

Holidays at the Heard

A Southwestern tradition, Holidays at the Heard is a great way to spend time with family and friends. Exciting performances and artist demonstrations introduce visitors to traditional and contemporary American Indian music, dance and art throughout the week. Details →

January 2020

Jan 11

10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Second Saturday at the Heard
Celebration of Indigenous Art

Join us for another wonderful Second Saturday at the Heard for live music and artist demonstrations in the Central Courtyard. Museum attendees and members have the opportunity to meet local indigenous artists in an intimate setting, learning about each artists own technique and approach to their art. Best of ... Details →

March 2020

Mar 7–8

62nd Heard Museum Guild Indian Fair & Market

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, ... Details →

April 2020

Apr 11

10:00 am – 4:30 pm

19th Annual Katsina Doll Marketplace – CANCELLED

Event Highlights: – Free to attend (Museum Shop open to the public) – 100+ carvers, largest gathering of katsina doll carvers – Hundreds of one-of-a-kind dolls available for purchase – Katsina dolls for any budget starting, starting at $8 – 2020 Signature Katsina will be raffled off, $2 tickets ... Details →

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