Heard Museum slates free ‘Summer Sunday’ events in July

The Heard Museum, 2301 N. Central Ave., in Phoenix is kicking off its free “Summer Sunday” events July 5, and continuing every Sunday in July.

Events take place 11 a.m.-5 p.m.

Heard Museum

“Summer Sunday” activities are free, however a $5 gate fee is charged per person for admission to the exhibit, “Super Heroes: Art! Action! Adventure!” on display through Aug. 23.

Upcoming events include:

* July 5: Kids’ Crafts: Create your own super comic postcard. Performance by Hoop Dancer Derrick Suwaima Davis (Hopi/Choctaw), at 12:30 and 2 p.m. Demonstration of Navajo textile weaving by Marilou Schultz 11:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

* July 12: Kids’ Crafts: Kids can decorate a super hero mask to conceal their identities. Performance by Yellow Horse Dancers, led by Lane Jensen (Navajo/Pima-Maricopa), 12:30 and 2 p.m. Demonstration: Hopi basket weaving by Janette Chimerica, 11:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

July 19: Kids’ Crafts: Kids can color their own pairs of dynamic cuffs. Performance: Native Spirit, led by Brian Hammill (Ho-Chunk), 12:30 and 2 p.m. Demonstration: Apache burden baskets by Anthony Belvado, 11:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

July 26: Kids’ Crafts:  Kids can create protective emblems to complete their super hero outfits. Performance: Yellowbird Indian Dancers, led by Ken Duncan (San Carlos Apache), 12:30 and 2 p.m. Demonstration: Hopi pottery by Lucille Maho, 11:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Call 602-252-8840 or visit heard.org.

Exhibit, event and program funding are provided in part by the Arizona Commission on the Arts, the Arizona Humanities Council, the National Endowment for the Arts, the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Phoenix Office of Arts and Culture.

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