Heard Museum will host a Gathering of Carvers this Saturday, April 13. The largest gathering in the United States will showcase Hopi Katsina doll carvers, affording them the opportunity to sell their important works. The gathering will run from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.in the Steele Auditorium at the Heard Museum.


The artists will display traditional works as well as contemporary carvings. For those who love to collect Hopi Katsina Dolls, this is your opportunity to meet highly-esteemed and talented carvers.


“Several authors have been invited and will be publicized as they are confirmed. In addition, enjoy musical performances at 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.” – Katsina Marketplace | Heard


There’s more to the show though! According to heard.org, there will be musical entertainment, carving demonstrations, and always the exceptional Museum Galleries to view. One of the raffles is for an Old Style or Traditional carving of a “White Ogre” Katsina Doll. This is an intricate Katsina doll, hand-crafted by Manfred Susunkewa. Retailed at $1500, this doll will make one collector very happy. Tickets for the drawing are only two dollars, or six for ten dollars.


Click the link above to learn more about the Katsina Marketplace at the Heard Museum.

Native American Artifacts sold by Kachina House