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The Gallery is Now Open!

The gallery is open Monday through Friday from 9:00am – 4:00pm. Always call 480-895-5230 and press option 2 prior to your visit for pertinent information.

Save the Dates!

Save the Dates!  THURSDAY & FRIDAY – OCTOBER 28-29, 2021 The Eddie Basha Collection GRAND RE-OPENING to the general public will be THURSDAY & FRIDAY, OCTOBER 28-29, 2021, 9:00a-4:00pm, and we couldn’t be more thrilled to welcome all of you!  A few surprises await, and we hope you are as excited about the changes as … Continue reading Save the Dates!

True West Magazine Award Announcement

We are humbled and honored to receive the True West Magazine 2021 Best American Indian Collection Award.  However, the accolades truly belong with the amazing and talented American Indian artists whose work graces our walls and surfaces:  Clifford Beck, Victor Beck, Harrison Begay, Gail Bird/Yazzie Johnson, Shawn Bluejacket, Cecil Calnimptewa, Helen Cordero, Jennifer Curtis, Upton … Continue reading True West Magazine Award Announcement

Hidden Gems – Hidden Treasures

“Hidden Gems – Hidden Treasures” is now on exhibition through April 30! The first in the 2020 exhibition series, the EBC is proud to feature a stunning array of its collection masterworks designed and created by world-renowned lapidary and jewelry artisans Gail Bird & Yazzie Johnson, James Little, Jan Loco, Charles Loloma, Verma Nequatewa (Sonwai), … Continue reading Hidden Gems – Hidden Treasures

Nadine Mathis Basha on Heard Museum Board of Trustees

As one of the Heard Museum Board of Trustees newest members, Nadine Mathis Basha looks forward to serving in this capacity and upholding the museum’s mission to be the world’s preeminent museum for the presentation, interpretation and advancement of American Indian art, emphasizing its intersection with broader artistic and cultural themes.  As a former teacher, … Continue reading Nadine Mathis Basha on Heard Museum Board of Trustees

How Eddie Basha Helped Build A Vibrant Western Art Scene In Arizona

The first Bashas’ contemporary grocery store format opened in Chandler, AZ, in 1932. In what formerly was a warehouse at that location, The Eddie Basha Collection of Western American & American Indian Art can now be found. Eddie began collecting during the 1970’s and throughout his lifetime he pursued that passion vigorously. The collection contains … Continue reading How Eddie Basha Helped Build A Vibrant Western Art Scene In Arizona