Heard Museum

2301 N Central Ave PhoenixAZ85004
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Additional information is available at or by contacting Marie Wittwer at (480) 488-9817.
by dandb on April 09, 2017 from dandb


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Native American artists almost always can be found potting, weaving or painting somewhere on museum grounds--interaction with the artists is encouraged.
by Citysearch on November 03, 2009 from Citysearch

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Pioneer settlers Dwight and Maie Heard built a Spanish colonial–style building on their property to house their collection of Southwestern art. Today the staggering collection includes such exhibits as a Navajo hogan and rooms filled with art, pottery, jewelry, kachinas, and textiles. The Heard also actively supports contemporary Indian artists and displays their work. Their fabulous signature...
by fodors on December 02, 2015 from fodors
The Heard Museum is one of the nation's finest museums dealing exclusively with Native American cultures and is an ideal introduction to the indigenous peoples of Arizona. From pre-Columbian to contemporary, if it's art created by Native Americans, you'll find it here. If you're interested in the Native cultures of Arizona, this should be your very first stop in the state. The museum is an...
by frommers on January 03, 2012 from frommers
The Heard Museum has an astonishing collection of well-crafted Native American jewelry, art, and crafts of all kinds. This is the best place in the Valley to shop for Native American arts and crafts; you can be absolutely assured of the quality. Because the store doesn't have to charge sales tax, you'll also save a bit of money. Also be sure to check out the affiliated Berlin Gallery, which...
by frommers on June 05, 2011 from frommers
Arizona's window to its Native American past and present.:
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The museum's Spanish colonial-style, two-story compound houses more than 32,000 ethnographic objects and contemporary works of art, 10 separate gallery spaces, a 400-seat...
by by Contributor at Citysearch on June 21, 2006 from Citysearch

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The mission of the Heard Museum is to educate visitors and promote greater public understanding of the arts, heritage and li...fe ways of the indigenous peoples of the Americas, with an emphasis on American Indian tribes and other cultures of the Southwest. Founded in 1929, the museum is recognized internationally for the quality of its collections, its educational programming and its...
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