Cultural Museum Re-Opening with Exhibition Extensions and New Protection Guidelines

The Heard Museum

The Heard Museum is pleased to announce its reopening timeline with new policies and procedures in place based on current guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Arizona State Department of Health.

The Heard Museum will reopen to Members June 2 – 7, 2020 and to the General Public on Tuesday, June 9, 2020.

In order to offer a safe, comfortable and enjoyable visit for guests, the museum has implemented the following procedures:

  • Museum attendance will be limited to 100 per hour, max capacity 240 visitors
  • Online pre-purchase admission is strongly encouraged for all visitors, save up to $3.00 for each online ticket purchase at
  • Face coverings and social distancing are required for staff and visitors for all indoor spaces. Disposable masks and gloves are available upon request and free of charge
  • For a full list of our safety updates and updates to museum operations please visit

Museum Schedule (Summer schedule):

  • Museum, Museum Shops and Coffee Cantina
    • Members Only Week – Tuesday June 2nd – Sunday June 7th
      • 10AM – 4PM Tuesday through Sunday
      • Saturday & Sunday 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
    • Open to the Public June 9, 2020
      • Tuesday – Thursday 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
      • Friday – 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
      • Saturday & Sunday 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
        • Members Only early entry – 9:00 to 10:00 a.m.
      • Closed Mondays
  • Courtyard Café is temporarily closed

Exhibition Schedule Updates:

  • David Hockney’s Yosemite and Masters of California Basketry extended thru June 28, 2020
  • Grand Procession: Contemporary Plains Indian Dolls from the Charles and Valerie Diker Collection extended through September 7, 2020
  • Maria Hupfield: Nine Years Toward the Sun extended thru November 15, 2020
  • Larger Than Memory: Contemporary Art from Indigenous North America Virginia G. Piper Grand Gallery Exhibition originally scheduled to open May 1, 2020 will open late Summer 2020

Media Availability: upon request

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About the Heard Museum

Since its founding in 1929, the Heard Museum, a private non-profit organization, has grown in size and stature to become recognized internationally for the quality of its collections, world-class exhibitions, educational programming and its unmatched festivals. Dedicated to the advancement of American Indian art, the Heard successfully presents the stories of American Indian people from a first-person perspective, as well as exhibitions that showcase the beauty and vitality of traditional and contemporary art.

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