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You will find information about the West Valley side of the Phoenix Metro area. "Snappy" will also feature attractions and places throughout Arizona.

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Tuesday, December 28, 2010

Holidays at the Heard Museum, Phoenix Arizona

A Southwestern tradition, Holidays at the Heard Museum is a wonderful way to spend time with family and friends. Holidays at the Heard has been around for more than 10 years but for the first time in its 82 year history the Heard American Indian Museum will be open New Year's Day.

Exciting performances and artist demonstrations introduce visitors to traditional and contemporary American Indian music, dance and art throughout the week.  An addition this year is a reading from Pulitzer Prize-winning  American Indian writer N. Scott Momaday by the museum's guild members and professional actors. Enjoy fry bread and the museum's 10 exhibit galleries. Included with general museum admission.

Currently Museum exhibitions include "Home: Native People in the Southwest" and "Pop! Popular Culture in American Indian Art".  The museum give an educational experience into the many different cultures of the American Indian.

Sunday, December 26 through Sunday, January 2, 2011; Monday-Saturday, 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Heard Museum, 2301 N. Central Ave. Phoenix, AZ 85004 (602) 252-8848

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