Monday, October 3, 2011

New Event! Indigenous Visions

L-R: Michael Chiago, Jacob Meders, Jesse Monongye, Johnson Yazzie

The Heard Museum Shop is delighted to host a new artist's series called Indigenous Visions.

The Heard Museum Shop is offering fans of Native art a monthly series where they can meet and talk with some of Indian Country’s most acclaimed artists in a casual setting. Indigenous Visions will debut on Saturday, October 15 with a day of art, music, books and Café specials!

On the third Saturday of each month, October through April, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., artists will be in the Shop and the Berlin Gallery to show their work and talk with visitors about their inspiration and vision. In addition, Books & More will host book signings, Native musicians will provide music in the Central Courtyard, and the Courtyard Café will offer special menu items.

The inaugural Indigenous Visions  is on Saturday, October 15 from 10am- 2pm.

Scheduled to appear are: jewelers Steve LaRance and Marian Denipah, sculptor Nelson Tsosie and painter Johnson Yazzie in the Shop and Jacob Meders in the Berlin Gallery.  Michael Chiago will be signing copies of his book "Singing Down the Rain" in Books & More and 2011 Native American Music Awards Artist of the Year, Gabriel Ayala (Yaqui), will be serenading visitors in the Central Courtyard. In addition, sculptor Jon DeCelles will be featured at the Heard North Shop!

Mark your calendars!

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