(above: View of Heard Museum from Central Avenue #1, November, 2014. Photo © 2014 John Hazeltine)
(above: View of Heard Museum from Central Avenue #2, November, 2014. Photo © 2014 John Hazeltine)
Resource Library articles and essays honoring the American experience through its art:
Loloma: Expressions in Metal, Ink and Clay (4/2/15)
Elegance From Earth: Hopi Pottery (3/14/12)
The Art of Ceremony: American Indian Painting of the 20th Century (12/12/11)
Mothers & Daughters: Stories in Clay (1/28/09)
Old Traditions in New Pots: Silver Seed Pots from the Norman L. Sandfield Collection (5/14/08)
Beautiful Resistance: Works on Paper from the Heard Museum Collection (3/29/05)
Virgil Ortiz: Le Renaissance Indigene (8/13/04)
Arizona Highways: Celebrating Native Cultures - The Photography of Jerry Jacka (8/16/00)
Powerful Images: Portrayals of Native America (10/30/99)
New Director Frank Goodyear Jr. to Lead Heard Museum Into New Century (8/9/99)
Art in 2 Worlds: The Native American Fine Art Invitational 1983-1997 (6/11/99)
Heard Museum Doubles Venue Space (12/98)
About the museum
Since 1929, the Heard has educated visitors from around the world about the art and cultures of Native peoples, particularly people of the Southwest. With more than 40,000 artifacts in its permanent collection, an education center and award-winning Shop and café, the Heard remains committed to being a place of learning, discovery and unforgettable experiences.
The museum is located at 2301 N. Central Avenue, Phoenix, Arizona, 85004. For hours and admission fees please see the museum's website.
(museum information updated 12/12/11)
Google Book Searches conducted in 2008 and 2013 by Traditional Fine Arts Organization (TFAO) located the following brochures, catalogues and gallery guides published on paper in connection with the Museum and with a topic of American representational art. The list may not include all relevant publications. Titles are listed by date of publication, with most recent listed first. Information on publications may be in error or incomplete. Titles may be followed by links to related essays published by Resource Library. See Definitions for more information on finding brochures, catalogues and gallery guides using TFAO's website.
Breaking the Surface: Carved Pottery Techniques & Designs, By Diana F Pardue, Heard Museum. Published by Heard Museum, 2004. Google Books says: "Catalog of an exhibition curated by Diana F. Padue and held at the Heard Museum, Phoenix, Ariz., Oct. 2004-Nov. 2005"
Masterworks from the Heard Museum, By Heard Museum, Heard Museum, Jody Folwell, Anne E. Marshall, Gail Bird, Kay Walkingstick. Published by Heard Museum, 2002. ISBN 0934351678, 9780934351676. 226 pages. Google Books says: "Series of 3 catalogs published to accompany a series of 3 exhibitions organized by and held at the Heard Museum in 2001-2003, and tour internationally under the title Masterworks from the Heard Museum." (left: front cover Masterworks from the Heard Museum. Image courtesy of Google Books)
Be Dazzled!: Masterworks of Jewelry and Beadwork from the Heard Museum, By Gail Bird, Heard Museum. Published by Heard Museum, 2002. ISBN 0934351651, 9780934351652. 80 pages. Google Books says: "Series of 3 catalogs published to accompany a series of 3 exhibitions organized by and held at the Heard Museum in 2001-2003, and tour internationally under the title Masterworks from the Heard Museum."
Hold Everything!: Masterworks of Basketry and Pottery from the Heard Museum Collection, By Heard Museum, Jody Folwell. Published by Distributed by Museum of New Mexico Press, 2001. ISBN 0934351678, 9780934351676. 72 pages. Google Books says: "Catalog of a travelling exhibition which was first displayed at the Heard Museum between Nov. 3, 2001 and Mar. 10, 2002."
Drawn from Memory: The James T. Bialac Collection of Native American Art, By Heard Museum, Jeanne Snodgrass King, Heard Museum. Published by Heard Museum, 1996. ISBN 0934351538, 9780934351539. 22 pages
Watchful Eyes: Native American Women Artists, By Theresa Harlan, Anne Gully, Heard Museum. Published by Heard Museum, 1994. ISBN 0934351473, 9780934351478. 45 pages.
Selections from the Read Mullan Navajo textile collection at the Heard Museum, By Gina Cavallo Collins, Heard Museum. Published by Heard Museum, 1992
Shared Visions: Native American Painters and Sculptors in the Twentieth Century, By Margaret Archuleta, Rennard Strickland, Joy L. Gritton, W. Jackson Rushing, Heard Museum. Published by Heard Museum, 1991. ISBN 093435121X, 9780934351218. 110 pages. Google Books says: "Exhibition ... held at the Heard Museum, Phoenix, Arizona from April 9 to July --, 1991 ... organized by Margaret Archuleta, curator of Fine Art, the Heard Museum and Dr. Rennard Strickland, director, the Indian Law Center, University of Oklahoma, Norman, Oklahoma"
Kachinas: a Hopi artist's documentary, By Barton Wright. Illustrated by Cliff Bahnimptewa. Published by Heard Museum, 1983
White Metal Universe: Navajo Silver from the Fred Harvey Collection, By Heard Museum of Anthropology and Primitive Art, E. W. Jernigan, Gary Witherspoon. Published by Heard Museum, 1981. ISBN 0934351201, 9780934351201. 53 pages
Kachinas: An Evolving Hopi Art Form? : The Heard Museum, December 17, 1977-February 3, 1978, the Art Gallery, California State Fullerton, November 10, 1978-December 14, 1978, By Heard Museum of Anthropology and Primitive Art, Jon T. Erickson, California State University, Fullerton Art Gallery. Published by Heard Museum, 1977. 112 pages
The Story of Navajo Weaving, By Kate Peck Kent. Edition: 9. Published by Heard Museum of Anthropology and Primitive Arts sic, 1974
Pima Indian Basketry: Illustrated with Photographs from the Collection of the Heard Museum of Anthropology and Primitive Art, Phoenix, Arizona, By Harvey Thomas Cain, Heard Museum of Anthropology and Primitive Art. Published by Heard Museum of Anthropology and Primitive Art, 1972. 40 pages
The Goldwater Kachina Doll Collection: Presented to the Heard Museum by Barry M. Goldwater, By Heard Museum of Anthropology and Primitive Art, Barry Morris Goldwater, Byron Harvey, Heard Museum of Anthropology and Primitive Art. Published by Published for the Heard Museum by the Arizona Historical Foundation, 1969. 27 pages
American Indian jewelry, By Harvey Thomas Cain, Heard Museum of Anthropology and Primitive Art, Heard Museum of Anthropology and Primitive Art. Published by Heard Museum of Anthropology and Primitive Art, 1966. 18 pages
The Story of Navaho Weaving: Illustrated with Photos of Blankets in the Collection of the Heard Museum of Anthropology and Primitive Art, By Kate Peck Kent. Published by Heard Museum of Anthropology and Primitive Arts, 1963. 48 pages
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