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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!

May 2021

May 26

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Members-Only Virtual Art Talk | At Home with Carol Ann Mackay

Museum Members are invited to join us live online for a Members-Only Virtual Art Talk and Q&A with textile specialist, collector, and Heard Museum Life Trustee Carol Ann Mackay. Most recently, Carol Ann was a guest curator and lender for Color Riot! How Color Changed Navajo Textiles, which traveled ... Details →

September 2021

Sep 28

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Members Annual Meeting (virtual)

David M. Roche, Dickey Family Director & CEO, invites all Members to attend the online Members Annual Meeting. Members will have the opportunity to hear directly from key members of the Heard Museum team including Chief Curator Diana Pardue, Director of Development and Public Programs Dan Hagerty, COO John ... Details →

Entrance to Steele Auditorium, a Spanish Revival style white stucco building with arched colonnade in front and the sculpture "Intertribal Greeting" by Dough Hyde in the red brick paved courtyard in front featuring 5 Native women from the SW in traditional dress.

October 2021

Oct 24

9:00 am – 10:00 am

Circles of Giving | Remembering the Future Exhibition Preview

Circles of Giving Members are invited to an exclusive preview and reception for Remembering the Future one hour before it opens to Members and the public. Space is limited, so advance registration is highly encouraged. Kindly RSVP to circles@heard.org or call Allison Lester at 602.251.0262 by Friday, Oct. 22. ... Details →

Oct 24

10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Members-only | Remembering the Future Exhibition Preview

All Museum Members are invited to the Members-only preview and reception for Remembering the Future before it opens to the public at 2 p.m. Space is limited, so advance registration is highly encouraged. To RSVP, kindly email members@heard.org with the program title or call 602.251.0261 by Friday, Oct 22. ... Details →

November 2021

Nov 4

6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Circles of Giving | Toward the Morning Sun Exhibition Preview and Reception

Circles of Giving Members plus one guest are invited to an exclusive exhibition preview and reception for Toward the Morning Sun: Navajo Pictorial Textiles from the Jean-Paul and Rebecca Valette Collection before it opens to Members and the public. Space is limited; advance registration is highly encouraged. Kindly RSVP ... Details →

Nov 5

3:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Members-only | Toward the Morning Sun Exhibition Preview and Reception

All Heard Museum Members are invited to an exclusive exhibition preview and reception for Toward the Morning Sun: Navajo Pictorial Textiles from the Jean-Paul and Rebecca Valette Collection during the November First Friday at the Heard. The reception will be held in the Nichols Garden. Space is limited; advance ... Details →

Nov 11

1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Veterans Day Members’ Lounge

All Members are invited to enjoy a special area with complimentary snacks and beverages. To gain access, show your Membership card or check in with one of our Visitor Services Associates. Details →

Members Experience More at the Heard Museum
Nov 16

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Members-only Virtual Art Talk | In conversation with Small Wonders artists Keri Ataumbi and Tania Larsson

Join us live and online for a Members-only conversation with jewelry designers Keri Ataumbi (Kiowa) and Tania Larsson (Gwich’in), moderated by Chief Curator and Small Wonders co-curator Diana Pardue. Ataumbi works in a mix of precious materials, such as gemstones and diamonds, as well as found natural materials, and ... Details →

Nov 19

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Members-only Virtual Art Talk | Ornament Marketplace Preview

Join us live and online for a Members-only conversation with Ornament Marketplace artists Jessica Tracey (Navajo), pictured at right, who created this year’s limited edition signature ornament, and Buddy Tubinaghtewa (Hopi). In this discussion, Members will learn more about each artist and receive a preview of this year’s ornaments ... Details →

December 2021

Dec 1

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Members-only Virtual Art Talk | Toward the Morning Sun discussion with Venancio Aragon

Join us live and online for a Members-only Virtual Art Talk about Toward the Morning Sun: Navajo Pictorial Textiles from the Jean-Paul and Rebecca Valette Collection prior to the opening of the exhibition. Moderated by exhibition co-curator and Assistant Curator Velma Kee Craig (Diné), the program will also feature ... Details →

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