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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!

January 2019

Jan 17

6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

YUA Lecture Series: In Discussion with the Curators

Join co-curators of Yua: Henri Matisse and the Inner Arctic Spirit, Chuna McIntyre (Yup’ik) and Sean Mooney, for an in-depth discussion of this once-in-a-lifetime exhibition. McIntyre and Mooney will reflect on this special exhibition, on view only at the Heard Museum, which has reunited dozens of stunning Yup’ik Dance ... Details →

Jan 19

1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Yua Lecture Series: Indigenous Artistic Interpretations of Henri Matisse

Yua: Henri Matisse and the Inner Arctic Spirit is the first exhibition to consider Matisse’s work from an Indigenous perspective, the Yup’ik perspective. In an exhibition that recognizes the connection between Yup’ik art and Henri Matisse, we will examine a wide body of Matisse’s works throughout his life with ... Details →

Jan 22

9:30 am – 12:00 pm

Guild Short Course: Away from Home: American Indian Boarding School Stories January 22

Registration required. Reserve your spot today! After almost two decades, the Heard Museum’s unique and important Boarding School exhibition has been enhanced to allow the visitor an immersive experience into the many stories of those whose lives were impacted by the federally operated boarding school system. New scholarship and ... Details →

Jan 26

9:30 am – 10:30 am

Museum Yoga – January 26

Rooted Community Yoga Project returns each 2nd and 4th Saturday from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. for guided yoga practice at the Heard Museum. All levels welcome. Each week, the yoga session will take place in a new location on the Heard campus. This is a great way to tour ... Details →

Museum Yoga Summer 2018
Jan 31

6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

An Evening of Albers

Janis Lyon and Carol Ann Mackay and the Board of Trustees of the Heard Museum invite you to celebrate the opening of Josef Albers in Mexico. Thursday, January 31 6:00 p.m. Exhibition Preview and Cocktails 7:00 p.m. Dinner & Special Presentation by Lauren Hinkson, Associate Curator of Collections, Solomon ... Details →

February 2019

Feb 1

5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Albers Member Opening

JOSEF ALBERS IN MEXICO Organized by the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, New York All Members are invited to the opening of Josef Albers in Mexico, Organized by the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, New York and curated by Lauren Hinkson, Associate Curator, Collections. Josef Albers in Mexico elucidates the connections between the work ... Details →

Feb 1

6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

First Friday in February

Come enjoy the opening of the Josef Albers in Mexico exhibition. Listen to live music in the Crossroads Gallery, and explore all that we have to offer here at the Heard! On your way in stop and enjoy a curated installation of Lowriders w/ Lowtography in the North parking lot. ... Details →

Feb 2

1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Great Conversations: Josef Albers in Mexico 

Join us in a discussion of our latest exhibition, Josef Albers in Mexico, organized by the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, New York. Curator Lauren Hinkson, will be joined by Brenda Danilowitz, Chief Curator of the Josef and Anni Albers Foundation, and Erin Joyce, Heard Museum Fine Arts Curator, for a ... Details →

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 →

Feb 16

11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Scene and Heard Film Series: Josef and Anni Albers, Art is Everywhere

Sedat Pakay’s documentary film is the first and only time that the work and lives of Josef and Anni Albers have been viewed in tandem. Pakay worked closely with the staff of The Josef and Anni Albers foundation and its Executive Director, Nicholas Fox Weber, who was a close friend ... Details →

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