Past Workshops

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Miniature Basket & Medallion Making Workshop

Date: June 18th – 21st, 2024
Time: 10am – 4pm
Location: The Heard Museum
 
Come join us with for a 4-day workshop with instructor Jilli Oyenque (Ohkay Owingeh) as we create Miniature Berry Baskets & Red Willow Medallions. We will be working with raffia, rattan, and willow. During this process we will discuss the availability of seasonal materials used in this workshop. Students will learn about the use and construction of the miniature baskets, medallions and ornaments.
 
Supplies will be provided.
 
Due to limited space, applicant will only be notified if accepted. 
 
UPDATE: CLASS IS CURRENTLY FILLED

 

If you have any questions, please contact Marcus Monenerkit at mmonenerkit@heard.org

Navajo Moccasin Making – Youth Art Workshop

Dates: December 12, 13,14, and 15

Bryan Roessel will lead this moccasin-making class for young participants, providing an engaging and educational experience in the art of crafting traditional Native American moccasins. Throughout the course, they will receive hands-on instruction on selecting and working with materials such as leather, beads, and thread. The curriculum will cover various moccasin styles, delving into their cultural significance and design elements, allowing youths to connect with their heritage and express their creativity. Through step-by-step guidance and expert instruction, participants will acquire valuable sewing and crafting skills, fostering a deeper appreciation for Native American traditions, all while creating their unique pair of moccasins.

This course is free of charge, but spaces are limited.

For more information and to apply, please click here! Please note that the class is exclusively open to youths (ages 12-25), and those under 18 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian. Applicants will only be contacted if they are selected. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact mmonenerkit@heard.org.

 

Creative Aging: Weaving Workshop

In-person: Sept 6, 8, 15, 22, 27, 29 

Online: Sept 13, 20

Time: 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM

Location: Heard Museum | 2301 N Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85004

 

This Creative Aging cycle we will be venturing into Textile Weaving with Gerard BeGay. Class is open to ages 55+. Students must be able to attend all class sessions. Must have access to Zoom and a Gmail account for Google Classroom. Applicants will only be contacted, if selected. To find out more click here for the application!

 

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact mmonenerkit@heard.org

Veterans Printmaking Workshop: Part 2

Date: October 6-8, 2023
Time: 9am – 4pm
Location: Heard Museum | Education Room
 

Join the second session of Veterans Printmaking Workshop taught by Jacob Meders (Mechoopda – Maidu). This workshop is dedicated to Natives who have served, providing a safe space to commune with fellow Indigenous Veterans and express yourself through art. Meders, of WarBird Press, brings experience in teaching all skill and knowledge levels; all materials will be provided. 

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact mmonenerkit@heard.org

Project DreamCatcher

Dates: Sept 10-15, 2023 or October 8-13, 2023
Location: Thunderbird Downtown Phoenix campus

Apply here! Application deadline is August 19, 2023.

Experience a FREE one-week business training program exclusively designed for Native Women entrepreneurs at Thunderbird Downtown Phoenix campus. If selected, you will participate in an intensive week of training, including MBA-level business classes led by Thunderbird faculty, visits to local Native businesses, coaching/advising sessions, and networking activities.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Dinora Gonzalez at Dinora.Gonzalez@thunderbird.asu.edu or mail to:   Thunderbird School of Global Management, Arizona State University, 401 N 1st St, Phoenix, AZ 85004

Family Weaving Workshop

Dates: September 9, 16, 23, 2023
Time: 9 AM – 3 PM(ish)
Place: Monte Vista Room- Heard Museum 

Apply here! Applicants will be notified by August 30, 2023.

Meals and materials will be provided (small breakfast and lunch). Class size is limited and open to all ages. Students must be able to attend all class sessions. We can provide rooming accommodations, if needed. Native preference.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Marcus at mmonenerkit@heard.org

Creative Aging: Intro to Hula

In-person: June 21, 28, July 12, 21
Online: June 23, 30, July 14, 19
Time: 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM
Location: Ability 360 Center | 5031 E Washington St, Phoenix, AZ 85034

To find out more click here for the application!

Class is open to ages 55+. Students must be able to attend all class sessions. Must have access to Zoom and a Gmail account for Google Classroom. Applicants will only be contacted, if selected.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact mmonenerkit@heard.org

Navajo Sash Belt Weaving

Dates: June 19-22, 2023
Time: 10 AM – 3 PM(ish)
Place: South Mountain Community College, PHX, AZ

Apply here! Applicants will be notified by May 5, 2023.

Meals and materials will be provided (small breakfast and lunch). Class size is limited and open to all ages. Students must be able to attend all class sessions. We can provide rooming accommodations, if needed. Native preference.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Rae at internedu@heard.org

Pueblo Belt Weaving

Dates: June 5-9, 2023
Time: 10 AM – 3 PM(ish)
Place: Poeh Cultural Center, Santa Fe, NM.

Apply here! Applicants will be notified by May 5, 2023.

Meals and materials will be provided (small breakfast and lunch). Class size is limited and open to all ages. Students must be able to attend all class sessions. We can provide rooming accommodations, if needed. Pueblo preference.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Rae at internedu@heard.org

Navajo Weaving Workshop

Dates: May 8th – 12th, 2022
Time: 10 AM – 4 PM(ish)
Place: Heard Museum

Apply here! Applicants will be notified by April 20, 2023.

Meals and materials will be provided (small breakfast and lunch). Class size is limited and open to all ages. Students must be able to attend all class sessions. We can provide rooming accommodations, if needed. Native preference.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Rae at internedu@heard.org

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