Daily Archives: December 16, 2010

Midtown Phoenix’s Heard Museum shows its 3rd Friday holiday spirit

[Source: Kate Crowley, Heard Museum]

Luminaria, Choir Music and Apache Storytelling

The Heard Museum’s free Third Friday evening series, NU (Native + You), continues on December 17 with offerings sure to get everyone in the holiday spirit. Find distinctively Arizona gifts in the Heard Museum Shop, wander the Heard Museum’s luminaria and candle lit campus and enjoy a hot beverage.

Outside, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. enjoy Classical guitar music by Manny Perez (Yaqui). At 7 and 8 p.m. guests can listen to traditional Apache storytelling with Ken Duncan (Apache) in the Berlin Gallery.

Guests can also enjoy two special holiday themed performances by the Xavier Preparatory College Honor Choir from 6:30 to 7 p.m. and 7:30 to 8 p.m. One choir performance will be inside the museum, while another performance will take place outside on the Heard Museum’s campus, which will be list by candles and luminaries.

The Café at the Heard Museum invites attendees to arrive early and enjoy a $5 gourmet taco bar from 6 to 8 p.m. Work by Rick Bartow, Fritz Scholder and Nathan Hart are part of the show “Transformation” in the Berlin Gallery.

From 5:30 to 9 p.m., the museum galleries, courtyard, IKEA lounge and cash bar are open as part of NU. There is no admission charge for NU and the museum during Third Friday evening.