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January 2019

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 →

April 2019

Apr 4

9:30 am – 12:30 pm

Heard Museum Guild Short Course – Home: Native Peoples in 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 →

Apr 6

1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Color Riot! Highlights – A Panel Discussion

Join us as we discuss our newest exhibition, Color Riot! How Color Changed Navajo Textiles. Held in the Virgina G. Piper Grand Gallery, delve deeper into featured Navajo textiles with curators and the exhibition’s contributing Mellon Fellows. Discussion is free with Museum admission. Panelists: Ann Marshall, Curator and Director of Research, ... Details →

Apr 18

6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Great Conversations – Josef Albers in Mexico: Indigenous Influences 

Join us for a panel discussion on the influence Indigenous visual culture and architecture had on the work of Josef Albers in creating some of his most seminal works and on artistic production globally. 6pm – 7pm: Exhibition viewing, Josef Albers in Mexico 7pm – 8pm: Panel Discussion (Monte ... Details →

Apr 28

11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Celebrate Día del Niño

Join the Heard Museum as we celebrate the youth with, Children’s Day, DĂ­a del Niño, a day-long program with music, food, family activities, Folklorico performances, music in the courtyard, and so much more! FREE admission to the museum for children 12 and under with up to two accompanying parents ... Details →

May 2019

May 7

4:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Teacher Appreciation Night

UPDATE: We have had a tremendous response to this event and are currently at capacity. Thank you so much for your interest. If you missed this event, please consider applying to our Teacher Institute in June (link below) and stay tuned for our next appreciation night. Celebrate all the ... Details →

May 15

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

B.Y.O.L Lectures – Zarco Guerrero “Toltec Art of Living Well”

Learn on your lunch hour during our Bring Your Own Lunch program! Join us for upcoming lectures organized in conjunction with our current exhibition, “Josef Albers in Mexico.” On May 15, meet Zarco Guerrero, a sculptor, mask maker and performance artist who has dedicated his artistic endeavors to create ... Details →

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