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Special Event: Swimming, Children, For the Family
Baby Swim Classes
Hubbard Family Swim Schools - in Phoenix, Peoria, and Mesa - all offer “baby splash” swim classes every day of the week for babies 8 weeks to 5 months of age. These 30-minute water acclimation classes give parents or caregivers a chance to learn excellent ...
Hubbard Family Swim School
Phoenix, AZ

Fri 7/20/18 - Tue 1/8/19 at 9am-9:30am
Talks & Readings: Signing/Readings
Storyline Slam: Spring
Sign up on TheStoryline.org March 24th through April 14th to tell a story. Eight names will be drawn from the Electronic Hat and posted the weekend before on the TheStoryline.org SLAM lineup page. Two more names will be drawn at the beginning of the show o...
Changing Hands
Phoenix, AZ

Fri 7/20/18 at 7pm-9pm
Special Event: Computers/Technology, History/Science, Photography
Nikon Small World Exhibit
Arizona Science Center will feature 20 prize-winning photomicrographs – photographs of microscopic objects. All of the photomicrographs are winners of the 43rd annual Nikon Small World Competition, which recognizes excellence in photography through the mic...
Arizona Science Center
Phoenix, AZ

Fri 7/20/18 at 10am-5pm
Special Event: Animals, Green/Environmental, For the Family, Nature, History/Science, Film
Oceans: Our Blue Planet
Watch athletic dolphins at play and a clever octopus hiding in plain sight. You'll get a glimpse into the mysteries beneath the waves in Oceans: Our Blue Planet. From the ice-crusted Arctic to the crystalline tropics, explore the dramatic events and intima...
Arizona Science Center
Phoenix, AZ

Fri 7/20/18 - Thu 8/16/18 at 11:30am, 1:30pm, and 3:30pm
Special Event: Children, Family/Child (Books), Education
The Shops at Norterra Summer Reading Program
Kids ages 6 to 12 are encouraged to read every day and track the number of minutes they read to earn prizes from participating stores and restaurants. Prizes include Kids Smoothie from Jamba Juice, free treat from Rocky Mountain Chocolate or Yogurtini, fre...
The Shops at Norterra
Phoenix, AZ

Fri 7/20/18 - Mon 8/6/18
Special Event: Nature, For the Family, History/Science
A Mirror Maze: Numbers in Nature
From June 30 through September 4, Arizona Science Center guests can experience "A Mirror Maze: Numbers in Nature," an interactive and immersive new exhibition that exposes and explains the mathematical patterns that abound in the natural world. "A Mirror M...
Arizona Science Center
Phoenix, AZ

Fri 7/20/18 - Tue 9/4/18 at 10am-5pm
Special Event: Parents/Parenting, Benefit/Fundraiser, Food/Tasting
Pomelo Fundraiser
In honor of National Make a Difference to Children Month in July, Pomelo at the Orchard will be partnering with the nonprofit organization March of Dimes for a month-long fundraiser. From Sunday, July 1st through Tuesday, July 31st Pomelo at the Orchard ...
Pomelo at the Orchard
Phoenix, AZ

Fri 7/20/18 - Tue 7/31/18
Art: Museum, Painting, Sculpture
Awa Tsireh: Pueblo Painter and Metalsmith
This exhibit explores the paintings and metalworks of San Ildefonso artist Awa Tsireh (Alfonso Roybal). Born at San Ildefonso Pueblo in 1898, Awa Tsireh began his painting career in 1917 and by the early 1920s his work was exhibited nationally. Although he...
Heard Museum
Phoenix, AZ

Fri 7/20/18 - Sat 7/21/18 at 9:30am-5pm
Sun 7/22/18 at 11am-5pm
Mon 7/23/18 - Sat 7/28/18 at 9:30am-5pm
Sun 7/29/18 at 11am-5pm
Mon 7/30/18 - Sat 8/4/18 at 9:30am-5pm
Art: Art Show
Bloom Exhibit
Featuring the work of 11 Arizona artists. Bob's Spot gallery, second level.
Herberger Theater Center
Phoenix, AZ

Fri 7/20/18 at 10am-5pm
Mon 7/23/18 - Fri 7/27/18 at 10am-5pm
Mon 7/30/18 at 10am-5pm
Art: Art Show, Museum
Dear Listener: Works by Nicholas Galanin
"Dear Listener" is a mid-career retrospective of contemporary Native Alaskan artist, Nicholas Galanin. Galanin, b. 1979 in Sitka, Alaska, is of mixed Tlingit-Unangax and non-Native ancestry. His approach to making art is conceptual, thematically addressing...
Heard Museum
Phoenix, AZ

Fri 7/20/18 - Sat 7/21/18 at 9:30am-5pm
Sun 7/22/18 at 11am-5pm
Mon 7/23/18 - Sat 7/28/18 at 9:30am-5pm
Sun 7/29/18 at 11am-5pm
Mon 7/30/18 - Sat 8/4/18 at 9:30am-5pm
Art: Ceramics/Pottery, History/Science, Museum
Fragments: Broken Bowls Tell More Tales
Hear the untold stories of pottery sherds and discover what these pieces of the past can reveal. Find out how archaeologists rediscover history from pieces of pottery in "Fragments: Broken Bowls Tell More Tales," the Museum's latest exhibit. Using local an...
Pueblo Grande Museum
Phoenix, AZ

Fri 7/20/18 - Sat 7/21/18 at 9am-4:45pm
Sun 7/22/18 at 1pm-4:45pm
Mon 7/23/18 - Sat 7/28/18 at 9am-4:45pm
Sun 7/29/18 at 1pm-4:45pm
Mon 7/30/18 - Sat 8/4/18 at 9am-4:45pm
Art: Children's Arts/Crafts, Museum
It's Your Turn: A HOME Studio
This hands-on interactive exhibition space invites the whole family to learn through play! Once you explore the exhibition, HOME: Native People in the Southwest, you can expand on your learning with several fun hands-on activities based on the cultures of ...
Heard Museum
Phoenix, AZ

Fri 7/20/18 - Sat 7/21/18 at 9:30am-5pm
Sun 7/22/18 at 11am-5pm
Mon 7/23/18 - Sat 7/28/18 at 9:30am-5pm
Sun 7/29/18 at 11am-5pm
Mon 7/30/18 - Sat 8/4/18 at 9:30am-5pm
Art: Children's Arts/Crafts
Sea Creatures Children's Art Exhibit
Showcasing the creative abilities of 2 to 5 year olds.
Herberger Theater Center
Phoenix, AZ

Fri 7/20/18 at 10am-5pm
Mon 7/23/18 - Fri 7/27/18 at 10am-5pm
Mon 7/30/18 - Tue 7/31/18 at 10am-5pm
Art: Jewelry/Gems, Museum
Symmetry in Stone: The Jewelry of Richard I. Chavez
For the first time in his more than 40-year career, Richard Chavez’s jewelry will be featured in a retrospective exhibition. Since his early years of jewelry design and execution, Chavez has continued to painstakingly make each item by hand. An artist who ...
Heard Museum
Phoenix, AZ

Fri 7/20/18 - Sat 7/21/18 at 9:30am-5pm
Sun 7/22/18 at 11am-5pm
Mon 7/23/18 - Sat 7/28/18 at 9:30am-5pm
Sun 7/29/18 at 11am-5pm
Mon 7/30/18 - Sat 8/4/18 at 9:30am-5pm
Theater: Children's Theatre, Musical
Arizona Broadway Theatre: Mary Poppins
Magically appearing just when she’s needed most, Mary Poppins leads the Banks household on zany adventures with chimney sweeps, shopkeepers and an assortment of astonishing characters. With infectious music by Disney’s legendary Sherman brothers (Chitty Ch...
Herberger Theater Center
Phoenix, AZ

Fri 7/20/18 at 7pm
Sat 7/21/18 at 2pm and 7pm
Sun 7/22/18 at 1pm
Art: Installations, Museum
Carlos Amorales: Black Cloud
"Black Cloud" is a site-specific installation comprised of 25,000 individual, life-sized, black paper moths and butterflies. Representing 32 different species, these paper facsimiles are affixed to walls and ceilings, weaving their way in a swarm.
Phoenix Art Museum
Phoenix, AZ

Fri 7/20/18 - Sat 7/21/18 at 10am-5pm
Sun 7/22/18 at 12pm-5pm
Tue 7/24/18 at 10am-5pm
Wed 7/25/18 at 10am-9pm
Thu 7/26/18 - Sat 7/28/18 at 10am-5pm
Art: Art Show, Museum
In the Company of Women: Women Artists From the Collection
This exhibit showcases nearly 50 twentieth- and 21st-century artworks from the Museum’s holdings. The exhibition is both a response to contemporary phenomena, including the #MeToo movement, as well as an engagement with feminist scholarship that, for decad...
Phoenix Art Museum
Phoenix, AZ

Fri 7/20/18 - Sat 7/21/18 at 10am-5pm
Sun 7/22/18 at 12pm-5pm
Tue 7/24/18 at 10am-5pm
Wed 7/25/18 at 10am-9pm
Thu 7/26/18 - Sat 7/28/18 at 10am-5pm
Art: Ceramics/Pottery, Museum
Modern Simplicity
Explore modern Japanese ceramics by artists that maintain traditional elements while also incorporating modern innovations. Technological improvements to glazes, kilns, and clay refinement allow for a fresh new interpretation of classic aesthetics.
Phoenix Art Museum
Phoenix, AZ

Fri 7/20/18 - Sat 7/21/18 at 10am-5pm
Sun 7/22/18 at 12pm-5pm
Tue 7/24/18 at 10am-5pm
Wed 7/25/18 at 10am-9pm
Thu 7/26/18 - Sat 7/28/18 at 10am-5pm
Art: History/Science, Museum
Saintly Soldiers of the Sikh Faith
Sikhism and military history are closely intertwined. Beginning with the Sixth Guru Hargobind (1606-1644), the concept of temporal power combined with spiritual guidance took root as this faith sought freedom of worship against discriminatory policies in I...
Phoenix Art Museum
Phoenix, AZ

Fri 7/20/18 - Sat 7/21/18 at 10am-5pm
Sun 7/22/18 at 12pm-5pm
Tue 7/24/18 at 10am-5pm
Wed 7/25/18 at 10am-9pm
Thu 7/26/18 - Sat 7/28/18 at 10am-5pm
Art: Multimedia, Museum, Photography
To Be Thirteen: Photographs and Videos by Betsy Schneider
Discover Betsy Schneider’s 2012 photographic and video project chronicling the lives of 250 thirteen-year-olds across the United States, resulting in a poignant portrait of young Americans who are coming of age in a tumultuous new world.
Phoenix Art Museum
Phoenix, AZ

Fri 7/20/18 - Sat 7/21/18 at 10am-5pm
Sun 7/22/18 at 12pm-5pm
Tue 7/24/18 at 10am-5pm
Wed 7/25/18 at 10am-9pm
Thu 7/26/18 - Sat 7/28/18 at 10am-5pm
    

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