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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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April 2018
Apr 18

1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Film Screening: Birth of a Family

In celebration of National Canadian Film Day, April 18, 2018, the Heard Museum is pleased to screen the Canadian documentary, Birth of a Family. Four siblings, adopted as infants into separate families across North America, meet for the first time in this deeply moving documentary. Between 1955 and 1985, ... Details →

Apr 21

10:00 am – 2:00 pm

American Indian Art & Artifacts Appraisal Day

Find out what your treasures are worth! Leading Native art traders will examine your treasures and offer information about materials, dates, artists and traditions. Details →

Apr 28

9:30 am – 10:30 am

Museum Yoga Series- Apr. 28

Rooted Community Yoga Project returns each 2nd and 4th Saturday through April 28th 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 ... Details →

Museum Yoga
Apr 29

11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Celebrate Día del Niño

An Art-Filled Day of Fun with Storytelling, music, dance, games, and activities for kids of all ages! The Heard Museum will celebrate Children’s Day with a community celebración and free admission to the museum for children 12 and under with up to two accompanying parents or guardians! Bring the ... Details →

2018 Dia Del Nino
May 2018
May 4

6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

First Friday in May: Not a Block Party

Join us this First Friday in May for NOT A BLOCK PARTY, part of the opening kickoff for our summer exhibition, Dear Listener: Works by Nicholas Galanin, this evening promises to be an exciting convergence of performing and visual art. Featuring Shabazz Palaces, Indian Agent, Heebie Jeebies, hosted by ... Details →

May 5

1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Set in Stone but Not in Meaning: Southwestern Indian Rock Art

Ancient Indian pictographs (rock paintings) and petroglyphs (symbols carved or pecked on rocks) are claimed by some to be forms of writing for which meanings are known. Allen Dart illustrates southwestern petroglyphs and pictographs and discusses how even the same rock art symbol may be interpreted differently from popular, ... Details →

May 5

1:30 pm – 3:00 pm

Dear Listener Lecture Series

This three-part Lecture Series will examine concepts explored in Nicholas Galanin’s exhibition Dear Listener through public discourse with artists, curators, and activists, Join us for special engagements in May, June, and July. All engagements are free and open to the public. Race and Identity Readdressed Through Contemporary Art May ... Details →

Dear Listener Lecture Series 1
May 8

4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Teacher Appreciation Night

Arizona K-12 educators are invited to come celebrate all of the hard work you’ve dedicated to teaching your students this year with a free evening of socializing and culture at the Heard Museum. Enjoy appetizers and drinks with a friend while you stroll through the museum after hours, exclusively ... Details →

May 12

9:30 am – 10:30 am

Museum Yoga Series- May 12

Rooted Community Yoga Project returns each 2nd and 4th Saturday through August 25th 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 ... Details →

Museum Yoga Summer 2018
May 12

11:30 am – 12:30 pm

Boarding School Film Series: The Thick Dark Fog

The Thick Dark Fog Documentary by Randy Vasquez and Jonathan Skurnik At the age of five, Walter Littlemoon (Lakota) was removed from his family to attend a federal boarding school where his culture, language an spirituality were suppressed. Embark on Walter’s journey to heal himself and his community while ... Details →

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