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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!

July 2018

Jul 14

11:30 am – 12:30 pm

Boarding School Film Series: Playing for the World

Playing for the World In 1902, a unique combination of Native women came together at a boarding school in Montana. They used the new sport of basketball to help them adjust to a rapidly changing world. Their travels and experiences led them to places they never imagined. Ultimately, these ... Details →

August 2018

Aug 11

11:30 am – 1:00 pm

Boarding School Film Series: Our Spirits Don’t Speak English

Our Spirits Don’t Speak English: Indian Boarding School A Native American perspective on Indian boarding schools. This documentary uncovers the dark history of U.s. Government policy which took Indian children from their homes, forced them into boarding schools, and enacted a policy of educating them in the ways of ... Details →

September 2018

Sep 8

11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Boarding School Film Series: We Were Children

We Were Children This film contains disturbing content and is recommended for audiences age 16 years or older. Parental discretion is strongly advised For over 130 years, more than 100,000 of Canada’s First Nations children were legally required to attend government-funded schools run by various Christian faiths. These children ... Details →

October 2018

Oct 13

12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Boarding School Film Series: Encore Screening of We Were Children

We Were Children Please note change of venue and time: We Were Children screening at 12 noon at the Phoenix Indian School Visitor Center. Address below: This film contains disturbing content and is recommended for audiences age 16 years or older. Parental discretion is strongly advised For over 130 ... Details →

November 2018

Nov 10

11:30 am – 1:30 pm

Scene and Heard Film Series: Nanook of the North and Nanook Revisited

November 10  |  11:30 a.m.  |  Steele Auditorium The Scene and Heard Film Series provides a fun and free opportunity to participate in and learn from the Heard Museum’s digital collection in the newly upgraded Steele Auditorium. Join us every 2nd Saturday of the month for films and documentaries ... Details →

December 2018

Dec 8

11:30 am – 12:30 pm

Scene and Heard Film Series – We Are All Related Here

Drawing from programming and film partners, and from our extensive film collection in the Billie Jane Baguley Library & Archives, the Heard will continue film series, Scene and Heard, with monthly screening incorporated into festival programs and event. We Are All Related Here is a documentary film that tells ... Details →

We Are All Related Here Film Poster

January 2019

Jan 12

11:30 am – 12:30 pm

Scene and Heard Film Series – The Yup’ik Way

Drawing from programming and film partners, and from our extensive film collection in the Billie Jane Baguley Library & Archives, the Heard will continue film series, Scene and Heard, with monthly screening incorporated into festival programs and events. Hooper Bay or Naparyarmiut is the largest native Yup’ik village in ... Details →

February 2019

Feb 16

11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Scene and Heard Film Series: Josef and Anni Albers, Art is Everywhere

Sedat Pakay’s documentary film is the first and only time that the work and lives of Josef and Anni Albers have been viewed in tandem. Pakay worked closely with the staff of The Josef and Anni Albers foundation and its Executive Director, Nicholas Fox Weber, who was a close friend ... Details →

May 2019

May 11

10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Second Saturdays – Books | Beats | Bites

Looking for enrichment, creativity, and fun? Join the Heard Museum on May 11 for the continuing 2nd Saturday Series. This month we will host, Books| Beats | Bites: food, music, and interesting titles. Come and browse the many selections of cookbooks, children’s books, American Indian genre, Southwestern-themed novels, and ... Details →

June 2019

Jun 23

11:30 am – 1:00 pm

Scene and Heard Film Series in June

Continuing our focus on Pride Month, the museum will screen the film Two Spirits, on Sunday, June 23 at 11:30 a.m. Following the film please join us for a panel discussion with the film’s producer/writer, Russell Martin. About Two Spirits Two Spirits interweaves the tragic story of a mother’s ... Details →

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