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Heard Museum | 2301 N. Central Ave. Phoenix, AZ 85004 | heard.org
KAY WALKINGSTICK: AN AMERICAN ARTIST
Opening October 15, 2016
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For more than 80 years, the Heard Museum has attracted visitors from around the globe who come to learn about the arts and cultures of the Native peoples of the Americas. We hope you enjoy this oasis of Spanish Colonial architecture, with courtyards, water features and sculpture gardens. The Heard Museum, which has more than 130,000 square feet of galleries, classrooms and performance space, is known worldwide for its exhibits and programs celebrating Native artists, and for its Shop, which provides the opportunity to purchase museum-quality, authentic American Indian artworks.
MUSEUM & SHOP HOURS 2301 N. Central Ave. Phoenix, AZ 85004 Main: 602.252.8840 Events Hotline: 602.252.8848 Shop: 602.252.8344 n 1.800.252.8344
Monday to Saturday, 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Closed Easter Sunday, Independence Day, Thanksgiving & Christmas.
MUSEUM INFORMATION ADMISSION
Adults $18 Seniors (65+) $13.50 Students with valid ID $7.50 Children ages 6 -17 $7.50 Children age 5 and younger Free Heard Museum Members Free American Indians with tribal ID Free
Public tours are offered daily at noon, 2 and 3 p.m., beginning at the Information Desk; free with museum admission. Gallery talks are offered on a varying schedule. Private group tours are also available; call 602.251.0213 to schedule a private tour.
Special programs are available to groups of children and adults. Please call 602.252.8840 for more information.
n No flash, video light, tripods or selfie sticks are allowed in the galleries.
n Copyright for many works of art in the museum rests with the artists. The Heard Museum does not assume liability for violation of copyright law by a photographer (Title 17, United States Code). Photography may not be used for publication without written permission from the museum and/or artists.
WELCOME TO THE HEARD MUSEUM
COVER: Kay WalkingStick, A Sensual Suggestion, 1974. Acrylic on canvas. 42 x 48 in. Collection of the artist. Photo: Lee Stalsworth, Fine Art through Photography, LLC. Courtesy American Federation of Arts.
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FALL HIGHLIGHTS A CONVERSATION AT THE INTERSECTION OF ART, LAW & HUMAN IDENTITY SUNDAY | OCT. 9 | 3:30 P.M. RECEPTION 4 P.M. PROGRAM
Listen to a panel of cutting-edge American Indian artists and leading lawyers discuss the ways Indian identity and artist vision can shape and challenge American Indian identity while also having legal implications and community impact. Hosted in partnership with Native American Rights Fund, Indian Legal Program at the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University. Admission is free. RSVP required at http://heard.org/event-tickets/.
INDIGENOUS PEOPLES DAY CELEBRATION MONDAY | OCT. 10 | 11:30 A.M. – 2 P.M.
Celebrate Indigenous cultures of the greater Southwest and beyond through a variety of media – from dance to film and artist voices, today will focus on sharing the vibrancy of these American Indian cultures and art.
MERCADO DE LAS ARTES SATURDAY – SUNDAY | NOV. 12-13 9:30 A.M. - 5 P.M.
Strolling mariachis and artwork by Hispanic artists from Arizona and New Mexico highlight this festive, casual and friendly annual marketplace, the largest of its kind in Arizona. Chat with dozens of artists as they sell a range of distinctive and unique artwork. With art in every price range, Mercado de las Artes offers buyers a wide selection of objects from different Hispanic traditions, including Santos, pottery, embroidery, furniture making, painting, printmaking, and silver and tinwork. Book signings take place in the museum’s Central Courtyard, where the Courtyard Café will offer a menu of festive and traditional foods. The Mercado is free with a suggested donation of $10, which includes museum admission. Signature Sponsor SRP.
HOLIDAYS AT THE HEARD MONDAY – FRIDAY | DEC. 26 – 30 9:30 A.M. – 5 P.M.
A Southwestern tradition, Holidays at the Heard is a great way to spend time with family and friends. Exciting performances and artist demonstrations each day introduce visitors to contemporary and traditional American Indian music, dance and art throughout the week. Included in general museum admission.
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FALL EVENTS FIRST FRIDAY: NATIVE + YOU FRIDAYS | SEPT. 2, OCT. 7, NOV. 4, DEC. 2 | 6 – 10 P.M.
The Heard celebrates First Fridays, the popular monthly evening Central Phoenix celebration of the arts! Every fi rst Friday evening of the month except March will bring fun, food, drink and contemporary events to the Heard to share the cultural pulse of Phoenix and the Southwest today
— with free evening admission to the museum’s galleries! The Cafe and Cantina are open for dining, drinks or snacks, and a cash bar is available for both adult and family-friendly beverages. Don’t forget to visit the Heard Museum Shop, Bruce McGee’s Collector’s Room and Books & More, open until 8 p.m.! Visit http://heard. org/fi rstfridays for details.
Signature Sponsor SRP
SMITHSONIAN MAGAZINE MUSEUM DAY LIVE SATURDAY | SEPT. 24 | 9:30 A.M. TO 5 P.M.
Get 2-for-1 general admission! The Heard joins participating museums across the nation in offering free admission for up to two non-museum-member adults on this day. Tickets must be purchased online only at http://www.smithsonianmag.com/ museumday/tickets/.
SIMON ORTIZ & LABRIOLA CENTER LECTURE ON INDIGENOUS LAND, CULTURE & COMMUNITY THURSDAY | OCT. 20 | 7 - 9 P.M.
The Simon Ortiz and Labriola Center Lecture on Indigenous Land, Culture, and Community at Arizona State University addresses topics and issues across disciplines in the arts, humanities, sciences and politics. This fall’s speaker is Debbie Reese (Nambé Pueblo), publisher, American Indians in Children’s Literature (AICL). Her topic: “Some Truths, but Lots of Lies: Indigenous Peoples in Children’s Literature.” 7 to 9 p.m. in the Steele Auditorium. Free and open to the public. Co-sponsored by the Heard and ASU. More information: https://english.clas.asu.edu/indigenous/
A SUNSET TRIBUTE IN HONOR OF OUR VETERANS MONDAY | NOV. 7 | 5 P.M.; RECEPTION 6 – 8 P.M.
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, followed by a reception inside the museum's Steele Auditorium. Service and sacrifi ce spanning more than three centuries are honored in the fi rst and only known national memorial to American Indian veterans of many confl icts. The memorial consists of several sizable
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FALL EVENTS sculptures by acclaimed Native artists. Free and open to the public. More information: http://heard.org/events
SPIRIT OF THE HEARD AWARD WEDNESDAY | NOV. 16 | 6 P.M.
Each year, the Spirit of the Heard Award recognizes an individual who has demonstrated a level of personal excellence in his/her life either individually or as a community leader in a chosen field. This year’s awardee is Roxanne Swentzell (Santa Clara Pueblo). Members of the museum’s American Indian Advisory Committee review nominations and select a nominee each year with the approval of the Board of Trustees. The award ceremony is conducted during the Phoenix Indian Center’s annual Arizona American Indian Excellence in Leadership Awards dinner. Purchase tickets at http://phxindcenter.com/. More information: http://heard.org/events.
Sponsored in part by APS
HEARD MUSEUM COUNCIL AMERICAN INDIAN ART & ARTIFACTS APPRAISAL DAY SATURDAY | NOV. 19 | 10 A.M. – 2 P.M.
Learn more about those items lurking in your closet or collecting dust on your display shelves! Bring them to American Indian Art & Artifacts Appraisal Day. Leading Native art traders will examine your treasures and offer information about dates, materials, artists and traditions. A fee is charged per item. Heard Museum members receive $5 off the
fee per item. More information: http://heard.org/event/appraisal-day
ORNAMENT MARKETPLACE FRIDAY – SUNDAY | NOV. 25-27 9:30 A.M. – 5 P.M. FRIDAY & SATURDAY 11 A.M. – 5 P.M. SUNDAY
Enhance your holidays with wonderful Native-themed ornaments hand-crafted by American Indian artists from the Heard Museum Shops during this fifth annual event! Choose from hundreds of various ornaments in different art forms for yourself or for unique holiday gifts. Prices vary. Admission to the Heard Museum Shop is always free – and we never charge sales tax! (Museum admission additional) More information: http://heard.org/event/ ornament-marketplace/
HOLIDAY SHOP SALE MONDAY - SUNDAY | DEC. 12-18 9:30 A.M. – 5 P.M. MONDAY - SATURDAY 11 A.M. – 5 P.M. SUNDAY
Come to the Heard Museum Shop to complete your holiday gift list! Heard Museum members receive 10% off most items in the Shop (consignments and previously-d