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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 700 artists and nearly 20,000 visitors, there’s something for everyone!

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March 2016
Mar 19–20

Enjoy an afternoon of art, music, food & drink outdoors at the Heard during Art Detour 28

The Heard Museum is proud to join Art Detour 28, a grand tour of arts venues facilitated by the familiar First Friday trolleys. They will take visitors around the usual First Friday route that includes a stop at the Heard, only this time during daytime hours on a Saturday ... Details →

Art Detour 28: March 19 and 20, 2016 from 11 am to 5 pm
April 2016
Apr 1

6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

First Fridays at the Heard – “Locavore Fest”

Celebrate local Valley foods and other local offerings at our Locavore Fest! We have a great group of vendors scheduled. Also, enjoy music, the Heard’s exhibits and starting at 8 p.m., shop for art from future master Native artists at the public opening of the Student Art Show and ... Details →

First Fridays at the Heard Museum and Native + You
Apr 16

6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Preview Workshop: ‘The Stories We Tell’ Opera

The result of a collaboration between the Heard Museum, the Grand Canyon Music Festival and the Arizona Opera, “The Stories We Tell” consists of “micro-operas” composed by five Native students during workshops at Arizona Opera. This is a one-of-a-kind opportunity to experience Native culture in a way unlike any ... Details →

July 2016
Jul 1

6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

First Friday at the Heard, July 1: Celebrating Women

In July the theme is “Celebrating Women.” Celebrate Frida Kahlo’s July 6 birthday early! Enjoy an evening with women artists, with music by DJ Musa Mind and the band Jade Helm. Take part in a special “How To Make Your Own Mini Zine” Workshop produced by local female zinesters ... Details →

October 2016
Oct 7

6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

First Fridays at the Heard: October

Groove to tunes spun by DJs Beat Betty and Full Stop! Admission is free to the museum galleries from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. The Cafe and Cantina are open until 8 p.m. for dining, drinks or snacks, and a cash bar is also available for both adult and ... Details →

November 2016
Nov 12–13

9:30 am – 5:00 pm

Mercado de las Artes

Strolling mariachis and artwork by Hispanic artists from Arizona, New Mexico and Mexico highlight this festive, casual and friendly annual marketplace, the largest of its kind in Arizona. Chat with artists as they sell a range of distinctive and unique artwork. With art in every price range, the 15th ... Details →

Mariachi Azteca de Oro
March 2017
Mar 4–5

59th annual Heard Museum Guild Indian Fair & Market

The 59th annual Heard Museum Guild Indian Fair & Market is March 4 – 5, 2017 The Fair is a world-acclaimed cultural event that draws nearly 15,000 visitors and more than 600 of the nation’s most outstanding and successful American Indian artists. You’ll meet traditional and cutting-edge contemporary artists ... Details →

2012 Indian Fair and Market. Detail of Navajo weaver Brenda Spencer weaving. Photo by Jewel Clark
April 2017
Apr 8

10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Katsina Doll Marketplace: A Gathering of Carvers

The nation's largest gathering of Hopi katsina doll carvers will show and sell their unique creations at the 16th Annual Katsina Doll Marketplace. Enjoy musical performances, carving demonstrations and a drawing for the featured katsina doll. Admission to the Marketplace is free; museum admission additional. Details →

2015 Katsina Marketplace at the Heard Museum
December 2017
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 →

February 2018
Feb 14

6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

A Night of Mexican Ballads with Martha and Gabriel Gonzalez

Amor y Amistad (Love and Friendship): A Night of Mexican Ballads with Martha and Gabriel Gonzalez Join ASU Gammage Resident Artist and Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter from East LA rock band Quetzal, Martha Gonzalez for a special night of classic Mexican ballads. Gonzalez will be joined by her brother, acclaimed ... Details →

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