Heard Museum Guild to host Indian Fair, Market in early March

Heard Museum Guild is set to welcome more than 600 Native artists chosen through a juried selection process and over 10,000 guests for the 60th Annual Indian Fair and Market. The fair is a gathering place for art lovers and the community to celebrate and learn about Native arts and cultures. The fair and market […]

T.C. Cannon: Heard Museum presents rare paintings by 20th century artist

The Heard Museum is set to welcome Of God and Mortal Men: Masterworks by T.C. Cannon from the Nancy and Richard Bloch Collection. The large-scale exhibition of work by American artist T.C. Cannon (1946-1978) includes paintings not publicly exhibited in 25 years, according to a press release. The exhibit will be open to the public […]

Hundreds attend opening party for Frida Kahlo, Diego Rivera exhibition

Over 600 guests enjoyed a beautiful spring night in Phoenix at the opening and viewing of “Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera from the Jacques and Natasha Gelman Collection,” at the Heard Museum April 9. The central courtyard of the museum was aglow with Portofino lights, calla lilies draped the tables and music from several artists serenaded guests, according to a press release. At its only north American stop on the tour, the exhibition features 33 paintings by Kahlo, Rivera and four other Mexican amster artists; 72 photographs capturing the life of the artists, and a handmade Oaxacan clothing collection.

Celebrate the holidays with handcrafted art at Heard Museum marketplace

The Heard Museum’s annual Ornament Marketplace returns Nov. 25-27, offering a wide selection of hand-crafted Native holiday ornaments in a variety of price ranges. With ornaments at a variety of price ranges, anyone from collectors to those seeking gifts for cherished others can find unique works that portray traditional or holiday themes.

Heard Museum’s annual Veterans Day tribute features former U.S. Surgeon General

Join veterans groups, color guards, performers and speakers at the American Indian Veterans National Memorial on the grounds of the Heard Museum for a special sunset tribute to veterans of the U.S. armed forces. The tribute will be 5 p.m. Monday, Nov. 7, followed by a reception commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War inside the museum’s Steele Auditorium, according to a press release.

Heard Museum presents American Indian identity panel, lecture

The Heard Museum presents a panel of American Indian artists and leading lawyers to discuss the ways Indian Identity, artist vision can shape and challenge American Indian identity while also having legal implications and community impact. “A Conversation at the Intersection of Art, Law & Indian Identity“ will be held in the Steele Auditorium, at 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 9, at the museum, 2301 N. Central Ave. in Phoenix.

Paradise Valley residents, the Ben-Horins, will be honored by Heard Museum

Moondance, the Heard Museum’s annual fundraising gala to be held this fall, will honor Paradise Valley residents Arlene and Giora Ben-Horin as well as artist Kay WalkingStick. The gala will begin at 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 22, outdoors in the Freeport McMoRan Plaza at the museum, 2301 N. Central Ave.in Phoenix. Tickets to the gala are now on sale.

Heard Museum celebrates Frida Kahlo’s birthday with music and art

The Heard Museum will honor the legendary Mexican artist Frida Kahlo with a celebration from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, July 9, at the museum, 2301 N. Central Ave., Phoenix. To celebrate Ms. Kahlo’s 109th birthday, which is July 6, there will be festivities including cake, crafts, coloring, art by the Phoenix Fridas, […]

American Indian students host art show, sale April 1-4

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 and Sale from April 1 to April 4. This national event will showcase an exceptional selection of artwork by seventh 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.

American Indian Art, Artifacts Appraisal Day to be March 19

Discover the history and value behind the treasures collected over the years, at the semi-annual Heard Museum American Indian Art & Artifacts Appraisal Day on March 19. Top Native-art traders will examine baskets, textiles, pottery, jewelry, carvings, paintings, sculptures, and other Native art pieces. Appraisers will also provide detailed information on materials, dates, artists and the traditions of the Native art pieces.