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Art: Art Show, Museum, Special Event
Dragons and Vines: Inlaid Guitar Masterpieces
"Dragons and Vines" presents a collection of instruments featuring stunning inlay design created by the greatest contemporary North American inlay artists and luthiers. The exhibition is presented by MIM in partnership with the Maryland-based inlay company...
Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
Phoenix, AZ

Sat 8/19/17 - Mon 9/4/17 at 9am-5pm
Special Event: General
Arizona Science Center Partnership With Blue Star Museums
All summer long Arizona Science Center will be partnering with Blue Star Museums, a program offering free general admission to all active duty military personnel and their families from Memorial Day through Labor Day in order to say “thank you” and show ap...
Arizona Science Center
Phoenix, AZ

Sat 8/19/17 - Mon 9/4/17 at 10am-5pm
Special Event: Museum, Computers/Technology, Film
Get Animated!
"Get Animated!" allows guests to experience every step in the animation process and brings to life the evolution of animation from traditional hand-drawn cels to exciting breakthroughs in stop-motion and CGI. Guests will create their own storyboard and sto...
Arizona Science Center
Phoenix, AZ

Sat 8/19/17 - Mon 9/4/17 at 10am-5pm
Special Event: Community Event
Free Brake Inspection
This August during National Brake Safety Awareness month, NARPRO shops throughout the Valley are offering a free brake inspection (up to $50.00 value) or a free second opinion (priceless). Need Brakes? Receive $25 off your service plus NARPRO will donate a...
Community Tire Pros & Auto Repair
Phoenix, AZ

Sat 8/19/17 - Thu 8/31/17 at 9am-5pm
Art: History/Science, Museum
American Indian Veterans National Memorial
The first and only known national memorial to American Indian veterans, this display features several panels that describe the many ways these warriors served their country.
Heard Museum
Phoenix, AZ

Sat 8/19/17 at 9:30am-5pm
Sun 8/20/17 at 11am-5pm
Mon 8/21/17 - Sat 8/26/17 at 9:30am-5pm
Sun 8/27/17 at 11am-5pm
Art: Folk Art/Crafts, Museum
Around the World: The Heard Museum Collection
This exhibit showcases art created by native peoples from North and South America, Africa and Oceania.
Heard Museum
Phoenix, AZ

Sat 8/19/17 at 9:30am-5pm
Sun 8/20/17 at 11am-5pm
Mon 8/21/17 - Sat 8/26/17 at 9:30am-5pm
Sun 8/27/17 at 11am-5pm
Art: Art Show, Museum, Painting, Photography
Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera
This exhibit offers a rare opportunity to see firsthand masterpieces by two of the most important and recognizable artists of the 20th century. Bank of America is the Presenting Sponsor for "Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera," making Phoenix its only North Amer...
Heard Museum
Phoenix, AZ

Sat 8/19/17 at 9:30am-5pm
Sun 8/20/17 at 11am-5pm
Art: History/Science, Museum
History and Collections of the Heard Museum
This exhibit explores the Museum's accomplished history while offering glimpses into its remarkable collections of American Indian art and cultural materials.
Heard Museum
Phoenix, AZ

Sat 8/19/17 at 9:30am-5pm
Sun 8/20/17 at 11am-5pm
Mon 8/21/17 - Sat 8/26/17 at 9:30am-5pm
Sun 8/27/17 at 11am-5pm
Art: History/Science, Museum
Home: Native People in the Southwest
'Home' examines the importance of family, community, land and languages in the lives of contemporary American Indian communities.
Heard Museum
Phoenix, AZ

Sat 8/19/17 at 9:30am-5pm
Sun 8/20/17 at 11am-5pm
Mon 8/21/17 - Sat 8/26/17 at 9:30am-5pm
Sun 8/27/17 at 11am-5pm
Art: Art Show, History/Science, Museum, Photography
One World, Many Voices: The Artistry of Canyon Records
"One World, Many Voices: The Artistry of Canyon Records" is a comprehensive photographic, musical, and historical exhibit of a unique record company. Founded in 1951, Canyon Records is one of the oldest independent record labels that produces and distribut...
Pueblo Grande Museum
Phoenix, AZ

Sat 8/19/17 at 9am-4:45pm
Sun 8/20/17 at 1pm-4:45pm
Mon 8/21/17 - Sat 8/26/17 at 9am-4:45pm
Sun 8/27/17 at 1pm-4:45pm
Art: Art Show, Folk Art/Crafts, History/Science, Museum
Over the Edge: Fred Harvey at the Grand Canyon and in the Great Southwest
The Santa Fe Railway and its concessionaire, the Fred Harvey Company, were masters at creating a vision of the Southwest. Jointly, their ephemeral publications promoting the merits of the “Indian Southwest” number in the tens of thousands. Their illustrate...
Heard Museum
Phoenix, AZ

Sat 8/19/17 at 9:30am-5pm
Sun 8/20/17 at 11am-5pm
Mon 8/21/17 - Sat 8/26/17 at 9:30am-5pm
Sun 8/27/17 at 11am-5pm
Mon 8/28/17 - Sat 9/2/17 at 9:30am-5pm
Art: History/Science, Museum
Remembering Our Indian School Days: The Boarding School Experience
This exhibit features recollections, memoribilia and writings related to the federal government's former practice of forcing American Indians to attend boarding schools far from home.
Heard Museum
Phoenix, AZ

Sat 8/19/17 at 9:30am-5pm
Sun 8/20/17 at 11am-5pm
Mon 8/21/17 - Sat 8/26/17 at 9:30am-5pm
Sun 8/27/17 at 11am-5pm
Art: Museum, Sculpture
The Third Dimension: Sculptural Stories in Stone and Bronze
"The Third Dimension" features recently donated work by leading American Indian sculptors such as Allan Houser and John Hoover, as well as sculpture by the next generation of accomplished sculptors inspired by these pioneers, including Doug Hyde and Houser...
Heard Museum
Phoenix, AZ

Sat 8/19/17 at 9:30am-5pm
Sun 8/20/17 at 11am-5pm
Mon 8/21/17 - Sat 8/26/17 at 9:30am-5pm
Sun 8/27/17 at 11am-5pm
Art: Art Show, Museum, Sculpture
Arizona Outdoor Sculpture Showcase
This exhibition features seven contemporary works of sculptural art that transcend the traditional indoor gallery space in favor of the outdoor environment. Selected artists include Jeff Downing, David Knorr, Shelby Larson, Matthew Mosher, Hector Ortega, C...
Shemer Art Center and Museum
Phoenix, AZ

Sat 8/19/17 at 10am-3pm
Tue 8/22/17 - Sat 8/26/17 at 10am-3pm
Tue 8/29/17 - Sat 9/2/17 at 10am-3pm
Tue 9/5/17 - Sat 9/9/17 at 10am-3pm
Tue 9/12/17 - Sat 9/16/17 at 10am-3pm
Art: Art Show, Museum
2016 Contemporary Forum Artists Grant Winners
The 2016 Contemporary Forum Artists Grant Winners exhibition presents the work of David Emitt Adams, Christine Cassano, Bryan David Griffith, Constance McBride and Mary Meyer. Collectively, their work demonstrates an intuitive and physical understanding of...
Phoenix Art Museum
Phoenix, AZ

Sat 8/19/17 at 10am-5pm
Sun 8/20/17 at 12pm-5pm
Tue 8/22/17 at 10am-5pm
Wed 8/23/17 at 10am-9pm
Thu 8/24/17 - Sat 8/26/17 at 10am-5pm
Art: Art Show, Museum
Border Crossings: Mexico and the American Southwest
This exhibit represents a cultural conversation between Mexico and the United States. Paul Pletka’s triptych introduces this installation, a monumental work inspired by Mexico’s Spanish Colonial and Pre-Columbian heritage as well as contemporary Mexican-Am...
Phoenix Art Museum
Phoenix, AZ

Sat 8/19/17 at 10am-5pm
Sun 8/20/17 at 12pm-5pm
Tue 8/22/17 at 10am-5pm
Wed 8/23/17 at 10am-9pm
Thu 8/24/17 - Sat 8/26/17 at 10am-5pm
Art: Art Show, Museum
Good Sport
"Good Sport" pays homage to the celebrated rites and rituals of athletic pursuits and their depiction in works of art throughout the ages. The exhibition draws upon works from the Museum’s collection, highlighting treasures by artists such as Alexander Cal...
Phoenix Art Museum
Phoenix, AZ

Sat 8/19/17 at 10am-5pm
Sun 8/20/17 at 12pm-5pm
Tue 8/22/17 at 10am-5pm
Wed 8/23/17 at 10am-9pm
Thu 8/24/17 - Sat 8/26/17 at 10am-5pm
Art: Museum, Photography
Longer Ways to Go: Photography of the American Road
The most recent collaboration between Phoenix Art Museum and the University of Arizona's Center for Creative Photography (CCP), "Longer Ways to Go" delves deep into the complex dialogue that photography can enter into with a subject dear to many. This exhi...
Phoenix Art Museum
Phoenix, AZ

Sat 8/19/17 at 10am-5pm
Sun 8/20/17 at 12pm-5pm
Tue 8/22/17 at 10am-5pm
Wed 8/23/17 at 10am-9pm
Thu 8/24/17 - Sat 8/26/17 at 10am-5pm
Art: Art Show, Museum, Painting
Philip C. Curtis, the New Deal & American Regionalism
"Philip C. Curtis, the New Deal, and American Regionalism" explores the story of one of Arizona’s most historically-significant artists from a fresh point of view, placing the beloved painter’s works within the context of the post-Great Depression decade o...
Phoenix Art Museum
Phoenix, AZ

Sat 8/19/17 at 10am-5pm
Sun 8/20/17 at 12pm-5pm
Tue 8/22/17 at 10am-5pm
Wed 8/23/17 at 10am-9pm
Thu 8/24/17 - Sat 8/26/17 at 10am-5pm
Art: Art Show, Museum
Selections From the Schorr Collection
David and Hannah Lewis have spent four decades carefully and painstakingly amassing one of the most important collections of Old Master and 19th-century paintings in the world, and one of the largest private collections in the United Kingdom. With their fi...
Phoenix Art Museum
Phoenix, AZ

Sat 8/19/17 at 10am-5pm
Sun 8/20/17 at 12pm-5pm
Tue 8/22/17 at 10am-5pm
Wed 8/23/17 at 10am-9pm
Thu 8/24/17 - Sat 8/26/17 at 10am-5pm
    

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