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      First Friday in Phoenix

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      September 4, 2020

      Friday   6:00 PM (on various days)

      2301 North Central Avenue
      Phoenix, Arizona 85004

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      First Friday

      Highlight Event

      In honor of our 90th anniversary, we will be partnering with Canyon Records for three First Fridays. Canyon Records of Phoenix, Arizona, producer and distributor of Native American music, is one of the oldest independent record labels in the music industry as well as one of the oldest cultural institutions in the state of Arizona.

      Join us for live music from Southern Scratch throughout the evening in our Crossroads Gallery.Southern Scratch is headed by Ron Joaquin, son of legendary waila musician Angelo Joaquin, Sr. For more than 50 years the Joaquin name has been synonymous with the very best of waila – the popular dance music of the Tohono O’odham of the Sonoran desert.

      Waila dances start at sunset and last until dawn as the People dance to polkas, cumbias, mazurkas, boleros, shottisches and other couple dances performed on saxophone, guitar, bass, bajo sexto, percussion and drums as well as the occasional vocals. This recording is a celebration of the Joaquin Family legacy and the memory of Angelo Joaquin, Sr.

      Don’t forget the kids! Our family gallery, It’s Your Turn: Yosemite will feature hands-on activities for children and adults of all ages, from iPad stations, to coloring and much more!

      The Museum’s Courtyard Café and Cantina will be open from 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. serving up delicious food and libations inspired by Yosemite!

      FREE ADMISSION 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.

      Please note: While general admission is free there is a $5 charge for our special exhibition David Hockney’s Yosemite and Masters of California Basketry

      Heard Museum Policies
      Help us keep you and the artwork safe by:
      ‣ Remembering the artwork should not be touched
      ‣ Food and beverages (including bottles of water) are not permitted inside the Museum.
      ‣ Backpacks (large and small) can be checked in our admissions lobby as they may damage the art. Shoulder bags are allowed.

      Getting Here by Light Rail
      The closest station to the Museum is the Encanto/Central Avenue stop, See this link to download the metro light rail brochure, containing a full map, fare details and operating hours.

      A limited amount of parking is available at the Museum. Light Rail, ride share, and bike share, and park-and-ride are highly encouraged

      The museum has free general admission from 6 to 10 p.m. every First Friday except March. Last entry into the exhibitions is at 9:30 p.m.First Fridays at the Heard are generously funded by:

      Cost: Heard Museum Campus

      Categories: Museums & Attractions

      This event repeats on various days: Aug 7, Sep 4

      Event details may change at any time, always check with the event organizer when planning to attend this event or purchase tickets.

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