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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!

November 2019

Nov 9

10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Second Saturday at the Heard
Navajo Weavers and Veteran Artists

Join us for the Second Saturday of the month in November, December, and January for live music and artist demonstrations in the Central Courtyard. Museum attendees and members have the opportunity to meet indigenous artists in an intimate setting, learning about each artist’s technique and approach to their art. ... Details →

Close up of woman's hands weaving on a loom.
Nov 9

11:30 am – 1:00 pm

Scene and Heard Film Series Presents Ishi, the Last Yahi

Join us for our monthly Scene and Heard Film Series the film for November is, Ishi, the Last Yahi. After the film there will be a discussion with Dr. Mona Scott, a professor at Mesa Community College, on the reliability of the film to the continued treatment by modern ... Details →

Nov 11

5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Veterans Day Tribute

In observance of Veterans Day, on Monday, Nov. 11, all U.S. military veterans, active-duty service members and a guest will receive free general admission to the museum. Join veterans groups, color guards, traditional performers and speakers at our American Indian Veterans National Memorial on the grounds of the Heard ... Details →

Nov 13

1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Nibi Walks Discussion with Sharon Day (Ojibwe)

Join us for this special learning opportunity. We are fortunate to learn from Sharon M. Day about Nibi Walks and the walking practice of praying for the waters. Sharon Day, Ojibwe, will discuss the tradition of Nibi (water) Walks. She will also share information about a future walk in ... Details →

Nov 16

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 →

Nov 20

11:30 am – 3:00 pm

Scene and Heard Film Series Presents
Taking Alcatraz

Nov 20, 2019, marks the 50th Anniversary of the Peaceful Occupation of Alcatraz (November 20, 1969, to June 11, 1971). This occupation was a nineteen-month long protest, where 89 American Indians and their supporters occupied Alcatraz Island. The protests principle organizer was Adam Fortunate Eagle, and the occupation was ... Details →

Nov 21

5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Members Extended Hours

We’re staying open late until 8 p.m. exclusively for Members on the third Thursday of the month beginning this November through April. The Coffee Cantina will also be open until 7 p.m. Members are invited to stop by and receive a free cup of coffee or iced tea and ... Details →

Members Experience More at the Heard Museum
Nov 21

6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Scene and Heard Film Series Presents A Bigger Splash

Join us for a special evening Scene and Heard Film, A Bigger Splash. A Bigger Splash is a 1974 (sometimes cited as 1973) biopic about David Hockney’s lingering breakup with his then partner Peter Schlesinger, during the period 1970 to 1973. As an artist, he suddenly finds himself unable ... Details →

Nov 23

9:30 am – 10:30 am

Museum Yoga

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
Nov 29–30

Ornament Marketplace

Event Highlights: – Hundreds of ornaments made by Native artists – Ornaments start at $10 – Limited edition silver ornament available – The Museum Shop has a variety of unique and one-of-a-kind gifts for all your holiday needs – Plenty of free parking available makes for easy and hassle-free ... Details →

Ornament Market at the Heard Museum is always Friday after Thanksgiving
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