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The Heard Museum is pleased to announce an increased award amount of $25,000 to the Best of Show winner of the 64th annual Heard Museum Guild Indian Fair & Market, almost doubling the previous prize amount. All art receiving awards during the Juried Competition will be on display at the Best of Show Reception on March 4th, kicking off the 2022 Indian Fair & Market. Over $97,000 in prize money will be awarded across 10 categories. This record-breaking award is due to generous support of Howard R. & Joy M. Berlin, Kristine & Leland W. Peterson, the Head Family, and Sharron Lewis.

The Heard Museum Guild Indian Fair & Market is one of the largest Indigenous art markets in the world and draws nearly 15,000 visitors and more than 650 of North America’s most preeminent Indigenous artists. It provides visitors the opportunity to meet artists and collect art directly from them. Tickets are on sale for the Best of Show Reception and the Indian Fair and Market, and updates can be found on

The 64th Annual Heard Museum Guild Indian Fair & Market is set for March 5-6.

The 64th Annual Heard Museum Guild Indian Fair & Market is set for March 5-6.

Heard Museum Guild Indian Fair & Market


Best of Show Reception Friday, March 4, 2022 | 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Saturday, March 5, 2022 | 9:30 a.m.* to 5 p.m.

*Heard Museum Member’s early admission begins at 8:30 a.m.
Sunday, March 6, 2022 | 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.


Heard Museum, 2301 N. Central Avenue, Phoenix, Arizona 85004


About the Heard Museum

Since its founding in 1929, the Heard Museum, a private nonprofit organization, has grown in size and stature to become recognized internationally for the quality of its collections, world-class exhibitions, educational programming and 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. The Heard Museum is supported, in part, by the generosity of Heard Museum members and donors, the Arizona Commission on the Arts, and the City of Phoenix Office of Arts and Culture. In association with the Smithsonian, the Heard Museum is part of a select group of museums and cultural, educational, and arts organizations that share the Smithsonian’s resources with the nation.

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