Thomas "Breeze" Marcus' more than 20-foot-tall mural, "The Power of Mother Earth" (above) went from outline to finished artwork in five days, completed with the March 2 conclusion to the 56th annual Heard Museum Guild Indian Fair and Market.
Details and photo of the entire mural....
Photo by Mark Scarp
Award winners announced in 56th annual Heard Museum Guild Indan Fair & Market's Juried Competition
Williams Jr. (Arapaho/Seneca) won the 2014 Best of Show Award for his beaded bag titled, "He Was Iconic" [right]
Here is the complete winners list....
Photo by Craig Smith
BUILD! Toy Brick Art at the Heard
Opening May 24, 2014;
on display through Sept. 28,
You've seen the movie. Don't miss the exhibit!
LEGO® brick art in its many creative and
surprising forms comes to the Heard Museum this summer!
BUILD! logo by Kelsey Hage
a trademark of the LEGO Group, which does not sponsor, authorize or endorse this
ONE DAY -- TWO SPEAKERS!
Anne Hillerman at noon,
Edgar Heap of Birds at 7 p.m.
Thursday, March 20
Author Anne Hillerman (below right) picks up where her late father, famed mystery writer Tony Hillerman, left off with her new HarperCollins novel incorporating her father's original Native characters, police detective Joe Leaphorn and Sgt. Jim Chee, in Spider Woman's Daughter. Anne Hillerman talks about her new book at noon.
Photo by Don Strel
Hear public artist Edgar Heap of Birds (Cheyenne/Arapaho) (below left) speak on the topic, Heads Above Grass, Provocative Native American Public Art and Studio Practice, as he delivers the Simon Ortiz/ Labriola Center Lecture on Indigenous Land, Culture and Community, at 7 p.m.
Photo courtesy of the artist
Both presentations are free and open to the public.
Heard Museum pays tribute to its former director, Marty Sullivan
Marty Sullivan, who served as beloved director of the Heard Museum from 1990 to 1999, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014.
Photo courtesy Smithsonian Institution
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Get the winners' list here of the 24th annual Heard Museum World Championship Hoop Dance Contest, held Feb. 8-9, 2014 -- including full contestant list and round-by-round results.