Heard MuseumThe Heard Museum is a private, not-for-profit museum in Phoenix, Arizona, United States, dedicated to the advancement of American Indian art. It presents the stories of American Indian people from a first-person perspective, as well as exhibitions of traditional and contemporary art by American Indian artists and artists influenced by American Indian art. The Heard Museum collaborates with American Indian artists and tribal communities on providing visitors with a distinctive perspective about the art of Native people, especially those from the Southwest.
The Heard Museum's mission is to be "the world's preeminent museum for the presentation, interpretation and advancement of American Indian art, emphasizing its intersection with broader artistic and cultural themes." The main Phoenix location of the Heard Museum has been designated as a Phoenix Point of Pride.
The museum operated the Heard Museum West branch in Surprise which closed in 2009. The museum also operated the Heard Museum North Scottsdale branch in Scottsdale, Arizona, which closed in May 2014. Provided by Wikipedia
When the rainbow touches down : the artists and stories behind the Apache, Navajo, Rio Grande Pueblo, and Hopi paintings in the William and Leslie Van Ness Denman Collection /
by Seymour, Tryntje Van Ness.“...Heard Museum of Anthropology and Primitive Art....”