If you are visiting the Phoenix, Arizona, area you need to be sure and visit the Head Museum located at 2301 N. Central Avenue. The museum was created in 1929 and has grown from its small beginnings to become one of the major Native American museums in the country.
The museum has several special upcoming events coming up that guests will be sure to enjoy. The first of these will occur on Friday March 11, 2011 at 1 pm when Stephen Fried who is a well known author Stephen Fried will hold a book signing at the museum. He has just released his most recent book called Appetite for America which tells the story of how Fred Harvey built his railroad hospitality empire.
Then on Saturday March 19, 2011, will have a very unique opportunity to have their Indian artifacts appraised from 10 am to 2 pm. This will be a great opportunity to learn the value of your American Indian treasures and more about who might have created them. They will also be prepared to tell you about the traditions of the times in which they were created. In some cases, they may be able to tell you who created your art and about the artists.
Then an extraordinary event will be held at the Heard on Saturday April 2, 2011, as over 100 collectors of Katsina dolls gather in one place to tell stores, sing music, carve their dolls, and sell their creations. Those who collect these dolls will not want to mss this very unique event.
Visitors wanting to attend a great event should head to the Heard Museum where you will not be disappointed in the wonderful exhibits and the special events.