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Educational Events at the Heard Museum

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 →

September 2019

Sep 28

9:30 am – 12:30 pm

Heard Museum Guild Short Course — Home: Native Peoples of the Southwest

Learn about the peoples who have lived and thrived in the Southwest from Prehistoric to Current times. The two-part course will include an exciting overview of the land, culture and history of both the ancient peoples of the Southwest and the federally recognized tribes and pueblos who call Arizona ... 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 →

Oct 12

10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Indigenous Peoples’ Celebration

As we celebrate the third year of recognizing Indigenous Peoples’ Day in the City of Phoenix, we are honored to bring you a day of programming that will provide voices and perspectives dedicated to the preservation of indigenous food sovereignty, cultural arts and well communities across the Americas. All ... Details →

November 2019

Nov 13

1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Nibi Walks Discussion with Sharon Day (Ojibwe)

Join us for this special learning opportunity. We are fortunate to learn from Sharon M. Day about Nibi Walks and the walking practice of praying for the waters. Sharon Day, Ojibwe, will discuss the tradition of Nibi (water) Walks. She will also share information about a future walk in ... Details →

December 2019

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

9:30 am – 12:30 pm

Short Course: Native Basketry from Yosemite to Arizona

On October 28, 2019, the Heard Museum opened the exhibition “David Hockney’s Yosemite and Masters of California Basketry.”  Coinciding with this exhibition, this Short Course will explore the ancient art of basketry, especially by the American Indians who live in northern and central California, near Yosemite.  You will hear ... Details →

April 2020

Apr 3

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Yosemite in Time – CANCELLED

Join us for Yosemite in Time, a special opportunity to hear Mark Klett discuss photography of iconic Yosemite National Park. Klett’s talk will include famous Yosemite landscape photos by Edward Weston, Ansel Adams, Eadweard Muybridge, and others. Klett will show re-photographed versions of Yosemite to illustrate the startling changes ... Details →

Apr 18

Scene and Heard Film Series Presents – CANCELLED

Earth Day Celebration Double-Feature Kayak to Klemtu Showtime 11:30 a.m. Run time 90 minutes (CC) About the film: The story of Ella, a fourteen year old girl and her journey to fulfill her dying Uncle’s wish: to kayak to the remote island of Klemtu and testify to protect their ... Details →

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