- This event has passed.
March 2016 Heard Museum events
March 1, 2016 @ 8:00 am - March 31, 2016 @ 5:00 pm UTC+0
The Heard Museum features 12 exhibit galleries, the original Heard Museum Shop, Bruce McGee’s Collectors Room of the Heard Museum Shop 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.
· Every Picture Tells a Story (closing Sunday, March 13, 2016)
· The Houser/Haozous Family: Celebrating a Century (on display through Sunday, April 3,
· Gifted! Recent Additions to the Heard Collection (On display through Sunday, May 22, 2016)
· We Are! Arizona’s First People (On display through Sunday, May 22, 2016)
· Las Favoritas De Frida: Selections from the Heard Collection (On display through Sunday, Sept. 28, 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)
· Remembering Our Indian School Days: The Boarding School Experience (ongoing)
All programs included with museum admission unless otherwise noted.
BEST OF SHOW RECEPTION & DINNER, HEARD MUSEUM GUILD INDIAN FAIR & MARKET
Friday, March 4; 5:30 to 8 p.m.
View the prize-winning art from this year’s Heard Museum Guild Indian Fair & Market, meet the artists, bid on a silent auction, enjoy a jewelry and fashion accessories show and music by Grammy Award nominee and Native American Music Award (Nammy) winner Aaron White (Navajo/Ute). Separate admission is charged. In the Steele Auditorium. For reservations and more information: heard.org/fair/.
58th ANNUAL HEARD MUSEUM GUILD INDIAN FAIR & MARKET
Saturday & Sunday, March 5 & 6; 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday; 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday
Discover one of the Southwest’s largest and most prestigious events: the Heard Museum Guild Indian Fair & Market. More than 600 top American Indian artists will be present across both days of the Fair & Market, offering handmade, authentic work for view and purchase. Jewelers, sculptors, painters, potters, weavers, bead workers, katsina doll carvers, basket makers and more will feature their best work. This year’s theme will be “Celebrating the Art of Pottery,” prominently featuring the potter’s art. Visitors will be able to also enjoy music, dance performances, and both Native and traditional festival foods. Tickets $20 for adults and $10 students with ID, veterans and active military with ID and American Indians with tribal ID. Children 16 or younger can attend for free. Tickets include event and museum admission. For tickets and more information: heard.org/fair/.
EXHIBIT CLOSING — EVERY PICTURE TELLS A STORY
Sunday, March 13; 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
This popular exhibit has especially delighted young families with its child-centric depictions of Native life in seven separate and distinctive life zones of the North American continent. It will be succeeded on May 23, 2016, by a new exhibit, Creatures. More information: heard.org/exhibits/everypicture/.
NAU PROFESSOR KELLEY HAYS-GILPIN TO SPEAK TO GUILD’S MONTHLY MEETING
Wednesday, March 16; 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.
Well-known for her knowledge and interesting lectures on the tribes of Northern Arizona, Kelley Hays-Gilpin, professor of anthropology and archaeology at Northern Arizona University, is the Heard Museum Guild’s featured speaker in March. Anyone interested in information on membership in the Guild, the museum’s dedicated corps of volunteers, is welcome. 9:30 a.m. social hour, 10 a.m. speaker, 11 a.m. business session. In the Steele Auditorium. More information: heardguild.org.
HEARD MUSEUM COUNCIL AMERICAN INDIAN ART & ARTIFACTS APPRAISAL DAY
Saturday, March 19; 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
It’s time to dust off those items lurking in your closet or perched on your shelves! Bring your treasures to the American Indian Art & Artifacts Appraisal Day, where you can have them examined by leading Native art traders. These experts will be able to offer information about materials, dates, artists and traditions when it comes to your items. $30 for the first item, $25 for the second, and $20 for the third and subsequent items, with a 10-item limit per person. Heard Museum members receive $5 off per item. Presented by the Heard Museum Council. In the Steele Auditorium.More information: heard.org/event/appraisal-day/.
NAVAJO NATION MUSEUM’S MANUELITO WHEELER TO DELIVER ASU SIMON ORTIZ / LABRIOLA CENTER LECTURE
Thursday, March 24; 7 to 8:30 p.m.
Manuelito Wheeler, director of the Navajo Nation Museum in Window Rock, Ariz., and formerly of the Heard Museum, delivers this version of the Simon Ortiz and Labriola Center Lecture on Indigenous Land, Culture and Community. Co-presented by the Heard and Arizona State University. Free and open to the public. In the Steele Auditorium. More information: english.clas.asu.edu/indigenous/.
FIRST FRIDAY AT THE HEARD – NOT HELD IN MARCH
Resumes Friday, April 1
First Fridays at the Heard Museum, with free admission from 6 to 10 p.m. every First Friday of each month except March. The museum will be open its regular hours at regular admission rates on Friday, April 1, 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
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
Information: Call 602.252.8848 or visit heard.org