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Heard Museum in January

In January 2016 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)


All programs included with museum admission unless otherwise noted.

First Fridays at the Heard: New at NU
Friday, Jan. 1, 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 “New at NU” (Native + You) with music and great food. 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

Saturdays, Jan. 9, 16 & 23; 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Encanto Room
Various fees are charged for this course
The aim of the course, presented by the Heard Museum Guild, is to promote respect for Native people and an appreciation of their art and cultures.Participants in these three information-packed sessions will learn about the Southwest and the first Americans from the prehistoric peoples to their historic descendants to the people today, who continue to blend their ancient traditions with the challenges of the 21st century. Taught by Heard Museum docent Lucille Shanahan. Active members of Las Guias, the museum’s tour guides, may take the course for free. Heard Museum Guild members, $40; members of the Heard Museum, $50; non-members, $60. More information; http://www.heardguild.org/american-indian-studies/#SATURDAY. To register, write to [email protected]g.

Panel Discussion: Espiritu de la Frida: Trailblazers,
Pioneers & Innovators of Latin American Art

Sunday, Jan. 31; 7 p.m.

Frida Kahlo’s work has left a lasting impression on the work of many women in Latin American art. Join the Heard as we discuss the espiritu de la Frida (spirit of Frida) with moderator Betsy Fahlman, an Arizona State University art history professor, and local scholars in the field. More information: heard.org

Heard Museum · Phoenix Directions, Info

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 Dec. 25, Easter Sunday and July 4.

Cost: $18 adults, $13.50 for seniors (65+), $7.50 for students with a valid student ID, $7.50 for children ages 6-12. Children 5 and younger (free). Heard Museum members and American Indians receive free admission.

Information: Call 602.252.8848 or visit www.heard.org

Since 1929, the Heard Museum, a private non-profit organization, has enchanted visitors from around the world with the art, culture and history of indigenous peoples of the Americas with an emphasis on tribes and other cultures of the Southwest. With more than 40,000 fine artworks and cultural artifacts in its permanent collection, 12 long-term and changing exhibit galleries, an education center, an award-winning Shop, the Books & More boutique bookstore, Coffee Cantina and Courtyard Café, the Heard Museum is a place of learning, discovery and unforgettable experiences.

Exhibit, event and program funding are provided in part by the Arizona Commission on the Arts, the Arizona Humanities Council, the National Endowment for the Arts, the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Phoenix Office of Arts and Culture.


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