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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!

March 2019

Mar 9

10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Second Saturdays – Fine Art Marketplace

Join the Heard Museum for a day of incredible art demonstrations in the courtyard! Featured Artists: Michael Chiago (Tohono O’odham) Jon Decelles (Gros Ventre/Assiniboine Sioux) Greyshoes (Upton Ethelbah Jr) (Santa Clara Pueblo/White Mountain Apache) DougHyde (Nez Perce/ Assiniboine/Chippewa) Sheldon Harve (Dine’) AND MORE! Activities from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.: Drop-in ... Details →

Mar 23

9:30 am – 10:30 am

Museum Yoga – March 23

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
Mar 30–Apr 1

33rd Annual American Indian Student Art Show & Sale

One of the few national events celebrating the achievements of young Native artists, the Student Art Show & Sale at the Heard Museum offers an incomparable selection of artwork for viewing and purchase. Visitors can peruse more than 700 works of art by students in grades 7 to 12 ... Details →

April 2019

Apr 4

9:30 am – 12:30 pm

Heard Museum Guild Short Course – Home: Native Peoples in the Southwest

Learn about the peoples who have lived and thrived in the Southwest from Prehistoric to Current times. The two-part course will include an exciting overview of the land, culture and history of both the ancient peoples of the Southwest and the federally recognized tribes and pueblos who call Arizona ... Details →

Apr 5

6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

First Friday in April

This First Friday we celebrate the opening of the new exhibition, Color Riot! How Color Changed Navajo Textiles. Change has always been a hallmark of Navajo textile design, with the weavers’ individualism to a greater or lesser degree a continuing theme. Today, Navajo textiles are viewed as art with the ... Details →

Apr 6

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 6

1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Color Riot! Highlights – A Panel Discussion

Join us as we discuss our newest exhibition, Color Riot! How Color Changed Navajo Textiles. Held in the Virgina G. Piper Grand Gallery, delve deeper into featured Navajo textiles with curators and the exhibition’s contributing Mellon Fellows. Discussion is free with Museum admission. Panelists: Ann Marshall, Curator and Director of Research, ... Details →

Apr 13

9:30 am – 10:30 am

Museum Yoga – April 13

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
Apr 13

10:00 am – 4:00 pm

18th Annual 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. Admission to the Marketplace is free; museum ... Details →

Apr 18

6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Great Conversations – Josef Albers in Mexico: Indigenous Influences 

Join us for a panel discussion on the influence Indigenous visual culture and architecture had on the work of Josef Albers in creating some of his most seminal works and on artistic production globally. 6pm – 7pm: Exhibition viewing, Josef Albers in Mexico 7pm – 8pm: Panel Discussion (Monte ... Details →

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