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Educational Events at the Heard Museum

November 2018

Nov 17

10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Yua Pop-Up Studio! with Jacob Meders

Join us for a continuation of our Pop-Up Studio! program with professor and artist Jacob Meders (Mechoopda/Maidu). Pop-Up Studio! Is a unique program where attendees engage with art through a specially guided walk-through of exhibition Yua: Henri Matisse and the Inner Arctic Spirit with Meders to learn about the ... Details →

December 2018

Dec 8

1:30 am – 2:30 pm

Yua Lecture Series: Environmental Portraiture with Brian Adams

Brian Adams (Iñupiaq), a 2018 Native Arts & Cultures Foundation National Artist Fellow will present a photographic body of work that specializes in environmental portraiture through a true Indigenous lens. Adam’s photography is a process that beautifully documents Alaskan Native people and villages. His work explores the intimacies of ... Details →

Dec 26–30

10:00 am – 4:00 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 2019

Jan 8

9:30 am – 12:30 pm

Guild Short Course: Away from Home: American Indian Boarding School Stories

Registration required. Reserve your spot today! After almost two decades, the Heard Museum’s unique and important Boarding School exhibition has been enhanced to allow the visitor an immersive experience into the many stories of those whose lives were impacted by the federally operated boarding school system. New scholarship and ... Details →

Jan 17

6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

YUA Lecture Series: In Discussion with the Curators

Join co-curators of Yua: Henri Matisse and the Inner Arctic Spirit, Chuna McIntyre (Yup’ik) and Sean Mooney, for an in-depth discussion of this once-in-a-lifetime exhibition. McIntyre and Mooney will reflect on this special exhibition, on view only at the Heard Museum, which has reunited dozens of stunning Yup’ik Dance ... Details →

Jan 19

1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Yua Lecture Series: Indigenous Artistic Interpretations of Henri Matisse

Yua: Henri Matisse and the Inner Arctic Spirit is the first exhibition to consider Matisse’s work from an Indigenous perspective, the Yup’ik perspective. In an exhibition that recognizes the connection between Yup’ik art and Henri Matisse, we will examine a wide body of Matisse’s works throughout his life with ... Details →

Jan 22

9:30 am – 12:00 pm

Guild Short Course: Away from Home: American Indian Boarding School Stories January 22

Registration required. Reserve your spot today! After almost two decades, the Heard Museum’s unique and important Boarding School exhibition has been enhanced to allow the visitor an immersive experience into the many stories of those whose lives were impacted by the federally operated boarding school system. New scholarship and ... Details →

February 2019

Feb 2

1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Great Conversations: Josef Albers in Mexico 

Join us in a discussion of our latest exhibition, Josef Albers in Mexico, organized by the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, New York. Curator Lauren Hinkson, will be joined by Brenda Danilowitz, Chief Curator of the Josef and Anni Albers Foundation, and Erin Joyce, Heard Museum Fine Arts Curator, for a ... Details →

Feb 23

9:00 am – 12:30 pm

Symposium: Away From Home: American Indian Boarding School Legacies

THIS SYMPOSIUM IS AT CAPACITY. REGISTRATION IS CLOSED AT THIS TIME. THANK YOU! Away From Home: American Indian Boarding School Stories is the re-installation of the long-running “Boarding School Exhibit” at the Heard Museum. Since opening in 2000, Remembering Our Indian School Days: The Boarding School Experience has become ... Details →

March 2019

Mar 9

10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Second Saturdays – Fine Art Marketplace

Join the Heard Museum for a day of incredible art demonstrations in the courtyard! Featured Artists: Michael Chiago (Tohono O’odham) Jon Decelles (Gros Ventre/Assiniboine Sioux) Greyshoes (Upton Ethelbah Jr) (Santa Clara Pueblo/White Mountain Apache) DougHyde (Nez Perce/ Assiniboine/Chippewa) Sheldon Harve (Dine’) AND MORE! Activities from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.: Drop-in ... Details →

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