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Heard Museum

NEA Big Read Partner 2021
Desert Nights, Rising Stars Writers Conference Exhibitor 2019

About Heard Museum

Dedicated to the advancement of American Indian art, the Heard Museum presents the stories of American Indian people from a first-person perspective, as well as exhibitions that showcase the beauty and vitality of traditional and contemporary art.

The museum's activities revolve around collecting, preserving and presenting art ranging from ancestral artifacts to contemporary paintings and jewelry. Exhibitions lay the foundation for learning about the cultures and experiences of the people.

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Heard Museum Tours
Heard Museum

Date: Sunday, March 28, 2021 - 10:00am
Location: Heard Museum, 2301 North Central Avenue, Phoenix, AZ 85004
Type & Genre: Art Exhibit, Exhibition, Gallery Show, Tour, Visit; American Indian, Community, History, Indigenous, Visual Art
Learn more about Native homelands and history, boarding school stories, Hopi Katsina dolls, and classic Pueblo pottery, plus special exhibitions on Leon Polk Smith, Navajo weaving, and more with the Heard Museum!

Date: Saturday, March 13, 2021 - 1:00pm
Location: Zoom
Type & Genre: Craft Class, Generative Workshop, Workshop; American Indian, Indigenous, Mixed Genre, Visual Art
The Diné phrase “bił náni’eeł” can be understood as a pooling of water. To honor this process, and the land that gives breath to our stories, join poet Manny Loley for a special writing workshop in response to the Heard Museum.