On the first Friday evenings of the month (except March), the Heard will bring fun, food, drink and fresh events to the museum to share the cultural pulse of Phoenix and the Southwest today â€” with free general evening admission to the museumâ€™s galleries.* The CafĂ© and Cantina will be open for dining, drinks or snacks, and a cash bar is also available for both adult and family-friendly beverages. Donâ€™t forget to visit the Heard Museum Shop, the Collectorâ€™s Room and Books & More until 8 p.m.!
This First Friday we will celebrate the 100th birthday (Sept. 19) of one of the leading painters of the 20th century: Pablita Velarde/Tse Tsan â€śGolden Dawnâ€ť (Santa Clara Pueblo) (1918-2006) who was a pioneer as a woman artist in an era and a community where painting was a male art form.
This First Friday we celebrate the opening of the new exhibition,Â Sonwai: The Jewelry of Verma Nequatewa.
Guest DJ Dana Armstrong who will play musical favorites of the artist for the evening.
I Sing, You Dance
Join us from 6 to 10 p.m. on Friday, November 2 to see the new exhibitionÂ Yua: Henri Matisse and the Inner Arctic SpiritÂ and watch Yupâ€™ik Singer, songwriter, and dancer Byron Nicholai as he shares a special performance in the Crossroads Gallery. Nicholai is celebrated in Toksook Bay, Alaska and beyond for his dedication to language retention through song as well as the creation of rap albums in the Yupâ€™ik language that have made him a YouTube sensation with hundreds of thousands of views.
December First Friday will be posted soon!Costs