Upcoming Exhibits

Find out what exhibitions are opening soon at the Heard Museum!
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Yua: Henri Matisse and the Inner Arctic Spirit

Opening October 29, 2018

Opening to the public on October 29, 2018, and running through January 2019, Yua: Henri Matisse and the Inner Arctic Spirit* will explore the surprising and little-known story of how Inuit people and culture inspired one of the 20th century’s most influential artists, Henri Matisse. Included in the exhibition will be works by Matisse that have not ...

Sonwai: The Jewelry of Verma Nequatewa

Opening October 5, 2018

Verma Nequatewa (Hopi, b. 1949) began an apprenticeship with her uncle Charles Loloma around 1966. Nequatewa has signed her distinctive work with the Hopi feminine word for beauty, Sonwai, since 1989. It complements her uncle’s name, which was the masculine word with the same meaning. Nequatewa worked with her uncle for more than twenty years. ...

Away from Home: American Indian Boarding School Stories

Opening February 2, 2019

Away From Home: American Indian Boarding School Stories is the updated installation of the long-running Boarding School exhibition at the Heard Museum. Since opening in 2000, Remembering Our Indian School Days: The Boarding School Experience has become the Heard Museum’s most thematically powerful exhibition. Over the past two decades, interest in American Indian boarding schools ...