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Heard Museum

2301 N. Central Ave.
Phoenix, AZ 85004

Phone: 602 252-8840
Fax: 602 252-9757

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The internationally acclaimed Heard Museum is one of the best places to experience the myriad cultures and art of American Indians of the Southwest. Located on Central Avenue in downtown Phoenix, the museum hosts 200,000 visitors a year and "provides Indian artists with a wonderful home that will excite and inspire visitors from around the world," according to Arizona Highways. The museum's 11 spacious exhibit galleries and beautiful outdoor courtyards feature outstanding traditional and contemporary American Indian art. The Heard Museum Shop offers an array of authentic Native art, while the Berlin Gallery features outstanding contemporary fine art for purchase. The Cafe whips up tasty Southwest-inspired salads, sandwiches and soups; visit the Cantina for gourmet coffee drinks and snacks.

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  • Distance from Downtown Phoenix (in miles): 2
  • Distance from Sky Harbor International Airport (in miles): 8


  1. Blue Star Museums Initiative

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    Blue Star Museums is a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense, and more than 2,000 museums across America to offer free admission to the nation’s active-duty military personnel and their families, including National Guard and Reserve, from Memorial Day, May 25, 2015 through Labor Day, September 7, 2015. Local participating museums include the Heard Museum, Phoenix Art Museum, River of Time Museums, Pueblo Grande Museum and more.

  2. Frida Kahlo: Her Photos

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    The Heard Museum presents a selection of more than 240 images from the 6,500 which are part of the Blue House archive. The photographs, were locked in a room of the Blue House, where Frida spent most of her life, and were revealed to the public in 2007. This traveling exhibition shows the importance of this medium in Frida's life.