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Heard Museum in December
December 1, 2015 @ 8:00 am - February 25, 2016 @ 5:00 pm
The Heard Museum features 12 exhibit galleries, the Heard Museum Shop, the Masterworks Gallery featuring outstanding fine art, lush outdoor courtyards and walkways, multiple gardens and the Courtyard Café. Stop in for a fast snack or drink at the Coffee Cantina or browse our selection at Books & More. Enjoy daily public guided tours at noon, 2 p.m. and 3 p.m. More information on exhibits and events is at heard.org.
• Gifted! Recent Additions to the Heard Collection (Opening Dec. 19, 2015, on display through May 22, 2016)
• Frida Kahlo: Her Photos (On display through Feb. 8, 2016)
• Las Favoritas De Frida: Selections from the Heard Collection (on display through Sept. 28, 2016)
• The Houser/Haozous Family: Celebrating a Century (on display through April 3, 2016)
• American Indian Veterans National Memorial (ongoing)
• HOME: Native People in the Southwest (ongoing)
• Around the World: The Heard Museum Collection (ongoing)
• History & Collections of the Heard Museum (ongoing)
• Every Picture Tells a Story (ongoing)
• Remembering Our Indian School Days: The Boarding School Experience (ongoing)
• We Are! Arizona’s First People (ongoing)
Exhibit Opening: Gifted! Recent Additions to the Heard Collection
Saturday, Dec. 19, 9:30 a.m.
The Heard Museum’s permanent collection is at the heart of its exhibits and programs. Gifted celebrates the gifted people who made the art, and the gifted collectors with an eye for art who generously gave their art to the museum. In addition, some donors have provided purchase funds, recognizing the museum’s need to buy the best of new artworks. Paintings, katsina dolls, ceramics, basketry and jewelry are all gifts the Heard has recently received. A subset of the exhibit will showcase recent gifts of paintings by three extraordinary women—Santa Clara Pueblo artists Pablita Velarde, her daughter Helen Hardin and her granddaughter Margarete Bagshaw. More Information: heard.org/exhibits/gifted
All programs included with museum admission unless otherwise noted.
Art & Legacy Planning Workshop
Thursday, Dec. 3, 8:30 to 10 a.m.
This essential seminar covers the developments in estate, financial, tax and risk management associated with collecting art. The workshop will be led by Harry A. Papp, CFA. Papp is a seasoned portfolio manager with 35 years of experience in the field. He is a managing partner of L. Roy Papp & Associates, LLP, where he oversees the firm’s private client business. Papp is a community leader, serving on the Board of Directors of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona. He also serves on the Planned Giving committees at the Heard Museum, Desert Botanical Garden, and Phoenix Art Museum. To learn more or to register for the workshop, please contact Rebecca Simpson at 602.251.0245 or email [email protected]
First Fridays at the Heard: Fiesta con Frida!
Friday, Dec. 4, 6 to 10 p.m.
First Fridays are at the Heard Museum, with free admission from 6 to 10 p.m. every First Friday of each month except March. In December, the theme is Fiesta con Frida! Savor an incredible, one-time only fiesta buffet re-created by the chefs of the Heard Museum’s Courtyard Cafe! Visitors can enjoy the Heard’s 12 exhibit galleries, nationally-acclaimed Courtyard Café and gourmet drinks at the Coffee Cantina, and see the best in Native art at the Heard Shops. More info: heard.org/firstfridays
Members Holiday Shopping Weekend
Saturday & Sunday, Dec. 12 and 13; Saturday, 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Heard Museum members now have two days to complete their holiday gift list! Members receive an extra 10% off most items in the Shops (consignments and previously-discounted merchandise are not eligible for additional discounts) and at heardshops.com. Not a member? Join now and save on this and other great museum offerings; call 602.251.0261 or visit heard.org/members. More info: heardshops.com
Christmas Day – Museum Closed
Holidays at the Heard
Dec. 26 – 31; 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. except Sunday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
A Southwestern tradition, Holidays at the Heard is a great way to spend time with family and friends. Exciting performances and artist demonstrations introduce visitors to traditional and contemporary American Indian music, dance and art throughout the week. Visitors can also browse items in the Museum Shop. Have lunch at the Courtyard Café, open 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day during Holidays at the Heard. Included in general museum admission. More Information: heard.org/holidays
Heard Museum · Phoenix
Location: 2301 N. Central Ave., Phoenix
Hours: 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday to Saturday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, every day except Thanksgiving
Day, Dec. 25, Easter Sunday and July 4.
Cost: $18 adults, $13.50 for seniors (65+), $7.50 for college students with a valid student ID, $7.50
for children ages 6-17. Children 5 and younger (free). Heard Museum members and American
Indians receive free admission.
Information: Call 602.252.8848 or visit www.heard.org
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