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Native student art show
Friday, April 1, 2016 @ 8:00 am - Monday, April 4, 2016 @ 5:00 pm UTC+0
Talented American Indian student artists across North America will be displaying and selling their artwork in the Heard Museum Guild American Indian Student Art Show & Sale from April 1 to April 4 at the Heard Museum in Phoenix.
This national event will showcase an exceptional selection of artwork by 7th through 12th grade students for viewing and purchase. Visitors have the opportunity to browse more than 400 works of art in the Monte Vista Room.
The art show will highlight various traditional and fine art, including katsina dolls, pottery, baskets, jewelry, beadwork, weavings, paintings, sculptures and unique contemporary pieces in creative media.
These young Native artists price their own artwork and receive a majority of the proceeds from each purchase. Since 1992, more than $300,000 has been returned to the students through the sale their artwork, and more than $100,000 in scholarships and grants have been raised for participating students’ art teachers. Additional funds are raised by the Heard Museum Shops selling student art notecards.
The art show also allows students to enter their artwork and compete for cash prizes and ribbons in 13 categories and two age divisions. A panel of esteemed judges will be on site to choose the outstanding pieces.
Heard Museum members can attend the Members Only Sneak Preview & Sale and Silent Auction & Sale Friday, April 1. During that evening’s First Friday event, the show opens to the general public from 8 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., then until 4 p.m. each of the next three days, April 2-4. See below for the full schedule.
For more information on previous years’ winners, visit http://heard.org/event/student-art/ .
HEARD MUSEUM GUILD AMERICAN INDIAN ART SHOW & SALE
• Friday, April 1 (museum members only)
Preview: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.; sales 5:30 to 8 p.m.
General public invited to sale starting at 8 p.m. Friday, April 1.
• Friday, April 1 (general public)
Sales 8 to 9:30 p.m.
• Saturday, April 2 (general public)
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
• Sunday, April 3 (general public)
11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
• Monday, April 4 (general public)
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Cost: Free; museum admission additional
Heard Museum – American Indian Art and History
2301 North Central Ave., Phoenix, Ariz. 85004-1323
602.252.8840 or visit heard.org
About the Heard
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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