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Special Events at the Heard Museum

December 2018

Dec 13

6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Member Exclusive: Arctic Wonderland

The Heard Museum invites Experience Level Members and above to join us in merriment for an Arctic Wonderland, a private event for the museum’s dedicated members and patrons. Exclusive access to the original exhibition Yua: Henri Matisse and the Inner Arctic Spirit and the companion exhibition A Land North: Works ... Details →

Dec 15

1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

After Lunch Art Bunch – Furry Friends

Come look and create! Join us each third Saturday of the month November through January 2019 for specifically themed hands-on family fun presented in conjunction with the exhibition Yua: Henri Matisse and the Inner Arctic Spirit. All materials will be provided. Activities are perfect for children ages 4 and ... Details →

January 2019

Jan 10

11:45 am – 1:00 pm

Visite GuidĂ©e Et DĂ©jeuner Avec Henri Matisse – Curator-Led Private Tour and Luncheon

Inspired by the Heard’s new exclusive exhibition, Yua: Henri Matisse and the Inner Arctic Spirit. Enjoy a French-themed gourmet luncheon along with a private tour of the new exhibition, conducted by Diana Pardue, Chief Curator of the Heard Museum. Luncheon is 11:45 am in Steele Auditorium. Choose your tour time: ... Details →

Jan 12

11:30 am – 12:30 pm

Scene and Heard Film Series – The Yup’ik Way

Drawing from programming and film partners, and from our extensive film collection in the Billie Jane Baguley Library & Archives, the Heard will continue film series, Scene and Heard, with monthly screening incorporated into festival programs and events. Hooper Bay or Naparyarmiut is the largest native Yup’ik village in ... Details →

Jan 19

10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Yua Pop-Up Studio! with Chuna McIntyre

Join us for a continuation of our Pop-Up Studio! program with professor, artist and Yua: Henri Matisse and the Inner Arctic Spirit co-curator  Chuna McIntyre (Yup’ik). Pop-Up Studio! Is a unique program where attendees engage with art through a specially guided walk-through of our original exhibition with McIntyre to learn about ... Details →

Jan 19

1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

After Lunch Art Bunch – Life in a Cold Place

Come look and create! Join us each third Saturday of the month November through January 2019 for specifically themed hands-on family fun presented in conjunction with the exhibition Yua: Henri Matisse and the Inner Arctic Spirit. All materials will be provided. Activities perfect for children ages 4 and up. ... Details →

Jan 26

11:00 am – 3:00 pm

Symposium: Away From Home: American Indian Boarding School Stories

Away From Home: American Indian Boarding School Stories is the re-installation of the long-running “Boarding School Exhibit” at the Heard Museum. Since opening in 2000, Remembering Our Indian School Days: The Boarding School Experience has become the Heard Museum’s most thematically powerful exhibition. Over the past two decades interest ... Details →

February 2019

Feb 9–10

Heard Museum World Championship Hoop Dance Contest

On February 9 & 10, 2019, 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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