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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!

October 2021

Oct 9

10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Indigenous Peoples’ Celebration

Celebrate Indigenous art and culture at the Heard Museum. A visit to the museum is a perfect way to support American Indian artists, musicians, filmmakers, writers and chefs. Join us for this special day during which we honor the vitality, beauty and diversity of American Indian people. Schedule of ... Details →

Tlingit artist James Johnson, seen from above with his back to the camera as he works on a half sawn log decorated with Nortwest Coast fish designs in red and black

November 2021

Nov 26–Dec 31

11:00 am – 3:00 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 →

Holidays at the Heard event banner showing American Indian dancer Kailayne Jensen (Diné) in action performing a shawl dance

February 2022

Feb 12–13

2022 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 →

American Indian hoop dancer, Lisa Odjig, performing at the World Championship Hoop Dance Contest at the Heard Museum in front of a filled amphitheater of spectators.

April 2022

Apr 2

10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Katsina Doll Marketplace

The Nation’s largest gathering of Hopi katsina doll carvers will show and sell their unique creations at the Katsina Doll Marketplace: A Gathering of Carvers, in the Steele Auditorium. Enjoy musical performances, carving demonstrations and a drawing for the featured katsina doll. Hopi carvers will show and sell their ... Details →

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