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Art: History/Science
Pompeii: The Exhibition
"Pompeii: The Exhibition" examines life in Pompeii both before and after the catastrophic eruption of Mount Vesuvius on August 24, 79 A.D. This promises to be one of the most significant and immersive international exhibitions to fill the Science Center’s...
Arizona Science Center
Phoenix, AZ

Sat 5/26/18 - Mon 5/28/18 at 10am-5pm
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

Sat 5/26/18 - 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

Sat 5/26/18 - 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

Sat 5/26/18 - 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

Sat 5/26/18 - Thu 8/16/18 at 11:30am, 1:30pm, and 3:30pm
Special Event: Food/Tasting
Arizona Restaurant Association’s Spring Restaurant Week
The Arizona Restaurant Association's Arizona Restaurant Week (ARW) returns with dining specials around the state from May 18-27. The 2018 Spring Arizona Restaurant Week features 10 days of showcasing local chefs’ creative culinary “chops” with three-course...
Arizona Restaurant Association
Phoenix, AZ

Sat 5/26/18 - Sun 5/27/18
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

Sat 5/26/18 at 9:30am-5pm
Sun 5/27/18 at 11am-5pm
Mon 5/28/18 - Sat 6/2/18 at 9:30am-5pm
Sun 6/3/18 at 11am-5pm
Mon 6/4/18 - Sat 6/9/18 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

Sat 5/26/18 at 9am-4:45pm
Sun 5/27/18 at 1pm-4:45pm
Mon 5/28/18 - Sat 6/2/18 at 9am-4:45pm
Sun 6/3/18 at 1pm-4:45pm
Mon 6/4/18 - Sat 6/9/18 at 9am-4:45pm
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

Sat 5/26/18 at 9:30am-5pm
Sun 5/27/18 at 11am-5pm
Mon 5/28/18 - Sat 6/2/18 at 9:30am-5pm
Sun 6/3/18 at 11am-5pm
Mon 6/4/18 - Sat 6/9/18 at 9:30am-5pm
Dance: Classical Dance
Ballet Arizona: Eroica – An Evening at The Garden
Andersen devises a contemporary allusion to the philosophical innovations, personal realizations, and political confrontations that Beethoven experienced when he wrote his Third Symphony. Eroica promises to be one of Andersen’s most important works, pushi...
Desert Botanical Garden
Phoenix, AZ

Sat 5/26/18 at 8pm
Tue 5/29/18 - Sat 6/2/18 at 8pm
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

Sat 5/26/18 at 10am-5pm
Sun 5/27/18 at 12pm-5pm
Tue 5/29/18 at 10am-5pm
Wed 5/30/18 at 10am-9pm
Thu 5/31/18 - Sat 6/2/18 at 10am-5pm
Special Event: General
The CityScape Quest at CityScape Phoenix
Attention all comic-enthusiasts! “The Quest” is on CityScape Phoenix. Located in the heart of Downtown Phoenix just two blocks away from the Phoenix Convention Center, CityScape will give those attending Phoenix Comic Fest the ultimate lunch break with sel...
CityScape Phoenix
Phoenix, AZ

Sat 5/26/18 at 2pm-6pm
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

Sat 5/26/18 at 10am-5pm
Sun 5/27/18 at 12pm-5pm
Tue 5/29/18 at 10am-5pm
Wed 5/30/18 at 10am-9pm
Thu 5/31/18 - Sat 6/2/18 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

Sat 5/26/18 at 10am-5pm
Sun 5/27/18 at 12pm-5pm
Tue 5/29/18 at 10am-5pm
Wed 5/30/18 at 10am-9pm
Thu 5/31/18 - Sat 6/2/18 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

Sat 5/26/18 at 10am-5pm
Sun 5/27/18 at 12pm-5pm
Tue 5/29/18 at 10am-5pm
Wed 5/30/18 at 10am-9pm
Thu 5/31/18 - Sat 6/2/18 at 10am-5pm
Art: Art Show, Installations, Museum
Valeska Soares: Any Moment Now
Experience the polished, minimalistic installations and assemblages of the Brazilian artist whose work weaves together the themes of memory, time, and the sensorial in this mid-career survey exhibition, presented in partnership with the Santa Barbara Museu...
Phoenix Art Museum
Phoenix, AZ

Sat 5/26/18 at 10am-5pm
Sun 5/27/18 at 12pm-5pm
Tue 5/29/18 at 10am-5pm
Wed 5/30/18 at 10am-9pm
Thu 5/31/18 - Sat 6/2/18 at 10am-5pm
Art: Multimedia, Museum
Video Crossings: Mary Lucier
Mary Lucier's "The Plains of Sweet Regret" is a five-channel video installation that takes the viewer on a journey through vast expanses of the Northern Plains. Accompanied by a resonant electronic soundtrack composed by the artist’s long-time collaborator...
Phoenix Art Museum
Phoenix, AZ

Sat 5/26/18 at 10am-5pm
Sun 5/27/18 at 12pm-5pm
Music: Orchestral, Pop
Phoenix Symphony: Music of John Williams
Best known for his iconic film scores and celebrated music, John Williams is one of the most popular and successful American orchestral composers of the modern age. Hear The Phoenix Symphony perform highlights from over 60 years of John Williams scores, in...
Phoenix Symphony Hall
Phoenix, AZ

Sat 5/26/18 at 7:30pm
Sun 5/27/18 at 2pm
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

Sat 5/26/18 - Mon 8/6/18
Special Event: Holiday
Summer Kick-off at LUSTRE Rooftop Bar
There’s no better way to celebrate Memorial Day weekend than to party poolside in the heart of downtown Phoenix at LUSTRE Rooftop Bar! Perched on the third-floor pool deck of Kimpton Hotel Palomar Phoenix, LUSTRE is getting in the spirit with the “Summer K...
LUSTRE Rooftop Bar
Phoenix, AZ

Sat 5/26/18 - Mon 5/28/18 at 11am
    

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