The Heard's collection consists of more than 40,000 objects, concentrating on Native peoples. Comprehensive cultural collections from the Greater Southwest and contemporary North American native fine art. Key collections include Hopi katsina dolls; Navajo and Zuni jewelry, Navajo textiles, Southwestern ceramics from prehistory to the present and baskets from the Southwest, California, the Great Basin and the Northwest.
4,000 works document the American Indian Fine Art Movement from the 20th century to the present.
Works by emerging and mid-career artists illuminate aspects of contemporary Indigenous culture