Home Art Art Galleries Heard's Museum New Exhibit 'Larger Than Memory' Celebrates Indigenous Artists

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Encompassing nearly 13,000 square feet and spanning four gallery spaces, including the Virginia G. Piper Grand Gallery, Larger Than Memory: Contemporary Art from Indigenous North America is an inspirational and timely exhibition by the Heard Museum.

Organized by Fine Arts Curator Erin Joyce and Chief Curator Diana Pardue, this exhibition highlights the significant contributions that Indigenous artists have made, and continue to make, to broader culture spanning the last two decades.

  • Larger Than Memory highlights:
  • Largest contemporary art exhibition at the Heard Museum
  • 40+ works of art by 24 artists installed in 13,000 sq. ft. of gallery space
  • The world premiere of three new commissioned bodies of work
  • Works on paper, video, sculptural installation, textile installation, painting, photography and more
  • Featured works address the environment, race, gender, equality, and power
  • Larger Than Memory is on view Sept. 4, 2020, through January 3, 2021, at the Heard Museum in Phoenix, Arizona
  • Photo and video availability
  • Interview availability including Heard Museum CEO and Director David Roche, Chief Curator Diana Pardue and Fine Arts Curator Erin Joyce
  • Artist interviews available upon request
  • Exhibition link: https://heard.org/larger-than-memory/
  • Digital press preview of Larger Than Memory catalogue available upon request