American Indian Art & History
Festivals and programs provide a great opportunity to meet artists and learn about their artistic inspirations. From small group lectures and intimate marketplaces to the acclaimed Guild Indian Fair & Market, which draws more than 600 artists and more than 15,000 visitors, there’s something for everyone!
Tickets are non-refundable, non-exchangeable.
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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 all
those who have worn America’s uniform in the nation’s armed services,
followed by a ticketed dinner inside the museum’s Steele Auditorium.
The one-hour ceremony begins at 5 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 8. The ceremony
is free and open to the public. A dinner will follow at 6:30 p.m. in the
museum’s Steele Auditorium, for which advance tickets at $20 per person to be purchased online. No walk-in tickets will be sold.
Check-in for the dinner will begin at 6 p.m., followed by the dinner program.
Moondance at the Heard is an elegant and delightful evening
filled with museum friends and supporters. Proceeds provide critical
funding to meet the Heard Museum’s educational mission to educate people
about the arts, heritage and life ways of the Indigenous peoples of the
Americas, with an emphasis on American Indian tribes of the Southwest.
For sponsorship and table purchase information, please call Rebecca Simpson at 602.251.0245.
This year we are very excited to offer these raffle items. Please include your raffle selections in the Activity Comment section at checkout. If you have any questions, please contact Rebecca Simpson at 602.251.0245.
1. Ladies One-of-a-kind Collaborative Charm Necklace
This necklace is a collaborative effort created by several distinguished American Indian artists (see below).*
The necklace features a centerpiece designed and created by award
winning artist Victoria Adams (Southern Cheyenne/ Arapaho) with
accompanying charms on either side.
2. Men’s Reversible Bolo Tie
This reversible bolo tie is designed and created by award winning
American Indian artist Vernon Begaye (Navajo). Begaye used a unique
blend of materials and various inlaid stones with a different design on
3. Santa Fe Getaway trip for 2
This getaway (pictured at right) includes: a 2 night stay at the famous historic La Fonda
Hotel, airfare on Southwest Airlines, a behind the scenes tour at the
Allan Houser Sculpture Garden, and a behind the scenes tour at the
Georgia O’Keefe Museum by curator Carolyn Kastner.
1 ticket for $100
3 tickets for $250
7 tickets for $500
15 tickets for $1000
Kick off the holidays by experiencing the flavors of Frida Kahlo’s favorite recipes. Savor an incredible, one-time only fiesta buffet re-created by our chefs of the Heard Museum’s Courtyard Cafe.
Dishes scheduled include: Red hominy (pork) stew, chicken in mole poblano,
meatballs in chipotle sauce, cheese tamales, corn pudding with chilies
in cream, flag rice, potato with green sauce, refried beans, Christmas
salad and much, much more! The dishes are based on recipes from the book
Frida’s Fiestas: Recipes and Reminiscences of Life with Frida Kahlo by Marie-Pierre Colle and Guadalupe Rivera.