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Lectures at the Heard Museum

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 15

1:30 pm – 2:30 pm

YUA: Lecture Series – Save the Best ‘Til Last

YUA: Henri Matisse at the Heard Museum presents a special opportunity to explore the late period works by Henri Matisse that are considered among his most revolutionary and important, including his contributions to Une FĂŞte en CimmĂ©rie and his work at La Chapelle du Rosaire de Vence. Listen as ... Details →

January 2019

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 →

April 2019

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 →

June 2019

Jun 13

Color Riot! Gallery Talk with the Curators

Join us every Thursday from June 13th through August 29th at 11:30 a.m. or 1:30 p.m. for curator-led gallery talks through Color Riot! Join curators Velma Craig and/or Ninabah Winton who will guide you through the Piper Grand Gallery for a short introduction to the exhibition. There will be ... Details →

Jun 20

Color Riot! Gallery Talk with the Curators

Join us every Thursday from June 13th through August 29th at 11:30 a.m. or 1:30 p.m. for curator-led gallery talks through Color Riot! Join curators Velma Craig and/or Ninabah Winton who will guide you through the Piper Grand Gallery for a short introduction to the exhibition. There will be ... Details →

Jun 27

Color Riot! Gallery Talk with the Curators

Join us every Thursday from June 13th through August 29th at 11:30 a.m. or 1:30 p.m. for curator-led gallery talks through Color Riot! Join curators Velma Craig and/or Ninabah Winton who will guide you through the Piper Grand Gallery for a short introduction to the exhibition. There will be ... Details →

July 2019

Jul 6

1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Artist Lecture: Raven Chacon

Join us Saturday, July 6 at 1 p.m. to hear the celebrated contemporary artist and composer, Raven Chacon, as he discusses his practice and his solo installation Still Life No. 3: Raven Chacon on view in the Museum’s Jacobson Gallery from July 5 through November 3, 2019. Lecture admission ... Details →

Jul 11

Color Riot! Gallery Talk with the Curators

Join us every Thursday from June 13th through August 29th at 11:30 a.m. or 1:30 p.m. for curator-led gallery talks through Color Riot! Join curators Velma Craig and/or Ninabah Winton who will guide you through the Piper Grand Gallery for a short introduction to the exhibition. There will be ... Details →

Jul 11

9:30 am – 12:30 pm

July Short Course with the Guild

As part of its commitment to continuing education, the Heard Museum Guild presents several short courses each year. The aim of the courses is to enhance one’s respect for Native peoples and to develop an appreciation of their art and culture. The courses are open to the public. Two ... Details →

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