The Heard Museum of Native Cultures and Art in Phoenix, Arizona, United States | Museum
Welcome to The Heard Museum of Native Cultures and Art in Phoenix, Southwestern, United States. Since its founding by Dwight & Maie Heard in 1929, The Heard Museum of Native Cultures and Art has grown in size and stature, to where now it is recognized internationally for the quality of its collections, its educational programming and its festivals.
With exhibitions of cultural objects and fine art to jewelry and fashion, The Heard Museum of Native Cultures and Art offers the best in traditional and contemporary American Indian art. Year after year, The Heard continues to build upon its commitment to exhibit the finest works from its permanent collection as well as top-notch traveling exhibits and the best in emerging contemporary art from the Museum’s permanent collection and beyond. All combine to make exhibitions at The Heard Museum of Native Cultures and Art in Phoenix, Southwestern, part of a living institution that embraces diversity.
The long-awaited, $7.6 million, 21,000 square foot renovation of its permanent collection galleries culminated in the opening of HOME: Native People in the Southwest. The addition of the Berlin Gallery and Heard Museum West in Surprise and the June 2007 relocation of Heard Museum North to the Summit in Scottsdale, mark the beginning of a whole new era for The Heard Museum of Native Cultures and Art, setting a new standard of excellence for the 21st century.