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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!

April 2020

Apr 11

10:00 am – 4:30 pm

19th Annual Katsina Doll Marketplace – CANCELLED

Event Highlights: – Free to attend (Museum Shop open to the public) – 100+ carvers, largest gathering of katsina doll carvers – Hundreds of one-of-a-kind dolls available for purchase – Katsina dolls for any budget starting, starting at $8 – 2020 Signature Katsina will be raffled off, $2 tickets ... Details →

Apr 26

11:00 am – 3:00 pm

Celebrate Día del Niño – CANCELLED

Join the Heard Museum as we celebrate Día del Niño, Children’s Day!  FREE admission to the museum for children 12 and under with up to two accompanying parents or guardians! Bring the entire family out for a day of fun, arts, storytelling, music, dance, food, and activities for kids ... Details →

A colorful papel picado, or paper banner below the words Dia Del Nino April 26, 2020.

May 2020

May 1

6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

First Friday

Exhibition Opening Larger Than Memory: Contemporary Art From Indigenous North America Larger Than Memory will present works by contemporary artists working across the United States and Canada in a variety of mediums and modalities.Larger Than Memory: Contemporary Art From Indigenous North America will present works by contemporary artists working ... Details →

Round Circle Logo next to words First Fridays at the Heard

June 2020

Jun 5

6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

First Friday

Keep Calm and Have Pride Celebrate National LGBTQ Pride Month with our partner organization Native PFLAG.  Come listen to DJ Image in our Crossroads Gallery, catch a film at 6:30 or 8:00 p.m,  or chat with the variety of non-profits tabling. Join Drag Queen Story Hour AZ at 7:00 p.m. for ... Details →

Multi colored swirly circle next to words First Fridays at the Heard.
Jun 28

11:00 am – 3:00 pm

Summer Sundays

Escape the heat of summer and bring the family for this annual series to enjoy FREE performances, activities, and admission to the museum every 4th Sunday of the month through August. Join us for this special day celebrating storytelling. Stop by and listen to storytelling , live music and ... Details →

Multcolor sun design on blue background next to words next to summer in yellow and Sundays at the Heard in white.

July 2020

Jul 26

11:00 am – 3:00 pm

Summer Sundays

Escape the heat of summer and bring the family for this annual series to enjoy FREE performances, activities, and admission to the museum every 4th Sunday of the month through August. Join us for this special day celebrating music. Stop by and listen to live music and so much ... Details →

Multcolor sun design on blue background next to words next to summer in yellow and Sundays at the Heard in white.

August 2020

Aug 23

11:00 am – 3:00 pm

Summer Sundays

Escape the heat of summer and bring the family for this annual series to enjoy FREE performances, activities, and admission to the museum every 4th Sunday of the month through August. Join us for this special day celebrating dance. Stop by and listen to live music and so much ... Details →

Multcolor sun design on blue background next to words next to summer in yellow and Sundays at the Heard in white.

February 2021

Feb 13–14

31st Annual Heard Museum World Championship Hoop Dance Contest

On Saturday and Sunday, top American Indian and Canadian First Nations hoop dancers will compete at the Heard Museum for the prestigious World Champion title and cash prizes. At the two-day competition, men and women compete on an equal field. Details →

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