Information for All Artists

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The 2024 Indian Fair & Market will be held March 2-3, 2024


Here is the list of artists who won awards at Juried Competition at the 2023 Fair & Market.

Contact Us

Call or text:  (480) 285-6626
Mailing address:  Artist Exhibitors Committee
 Heard Museum Guild
 2301 N Central Ave.
 Phoenix, AZ 85004


Dates To Note

August 2023 Applications Open
March 2-3, 2024 Indian Fair & Market



The application is  closed. You can still pay the application fee with a credit card at our Shopping Cart or you can mail a money order or cashier’s check to the address above.

Please review these documents before applying to the 2023 Fair:

Eligibility Requirements

The Heard Museum and Heard Museum Guild comply with the requirements of the Indian Arts & Crafts Act of 1990 (P.L. 101-644) which makes it illegal to market an art or craft item in a manner that falsely suggests it is Indian-produced. Under the Act, an Indian is defined as a member of any federally or officially State recognized Indian Tribe, or an individual certified as an Indian by an Indian Tribe. For information:

First-time applicants must include a proof of tribal enrollment with their application. If you have submitted this information with a previous year’s application, you do not need to submit another copy.

Youth Artists

Artists who are 17 years old and under at the time of the Fair and whose relatives have been accepted into the Fair may sell their work in their relatives’ booth. They must submit a separate application and proof of tribal enrollment and be present at the Fair. There is no application fee or booth fee for youths.

All art submitted by artists in grades 7 through 12 will be judged at the Youth Art Show & Sale on the same weekend as our Indian Fair & Market. Please note that if you are 18 and you attend high school, you have a choice. You may either enter the Fair as an adult or participate in the Youth Art Show & Sale as a youth. Further information about the Youth Art Show & Sale is on our website at


Juried Competition

All adult artists accepted in the current Heard Museum Guild Indian Fair and Market may enter the Juried Competition.

Please review these documents:

Judges are invited from a wide variety of fields and have in-depth experience in judging artwork. Judges may include experienced American Indian artists, curators, gallery directors, educators, and collectors.


The following documents have information about the awards:

All adult award winners will be invited to the next year’s Indian Fair & Market.

Entrance Documents

If you are accepted into the Fair, the Juried Competition Guidelines and one Juried Competition Entry Form, will be mailed to you with your booth assignment at the end of January. Additional entry forms are available upon request and will also be available during entrance into JC Thursday before the Fair. The Open Standards form is available below and at entrance into JC.

Questions? Email us at

Pat Kilburn, Chair, Juried Competition

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License Requirements

The artist is responsible for paying any sales tax (8.6%) due to the State of Arizona, and for obtaining a Transaction Privilege Tax (TPT) license.  If you have questions, contact the Arizona Department of Revenue at or call 602-255-3381.

Youth Artists are not required to have their own TPT license.

Apply For a TPT license

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Note that street parking in residential areas surrounding the Museum is not allowed at any time.

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Native American Artists Resource Collection

The Heard Museum Library maintains the Native American Artists Resource Collection of biographical and professional information. Artists are the best source for accurate information.  Visit the Library’s website, where you can search the online collection and download an artist questionnaire.

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

If you still have not found the answer to your question, please contact us by email at or by phone/text as (480) 285-6626.

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