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FOUNDRE Contemporary Announces Debut of “Talking Trash: A Junk Exhibition”
FOUND:RE Contemporary, the freestanding gallery on Portland Street adjacent to the FOUND:RE Phoenix Hotel at 1100 N. Central Ave., introduces its latest art showcase “Talking Trash: A Junk Art Exhibition” featuring Arizona artists Shari Keith and Claire Pl...
FOUND:RE Phoenix
Phoenix, AZ

Sat 10/1/22 at 10am-6pm
Art: Museum, Art Show
Art Exhibition by Aileen Martinez
Phoenix-based, Chicana artist, Aileen Martinez will have her artwork on display at the Museum during Hispanic Heritage Month. She creates colorful drawings of places around the City of Phoenix and the Valley. The artist chooses to work in social spaces suc...
Children's Museum of Phoenix
Phoenix, AZ

Sat 10/1/22 - Sat 10/15/22 at 9am-4pm
Art: Art Show
15th Annual Prescott Area Artist Studio Tour
The 15th Annual Prescott Area Artist Studio Tour features over 100 artists throughout the Prescott/Quad-City area. The Studio Tour will offer attendees an opportunity to visit with the artists, observe their creative process and purchase one-of-a-kind work...
Prescott Artist Studios
Prescott, AZ

Sat 10/1/22 - Sun 10/2/22 at 10am-4pm
Art: History/Science
Bug Talks
Hosted by top “bug specialists” at Butterfly Wonderland, this special talk reveals incredible factoids about some of the largest insects found around the world. Be amazed at tarantulas, mantises and more! FREE with admission.
Butterfly Wonderland
Scottsdale, AZ

Sat 10/1/22 - Sat 10/29/22 at 3pm
Art: Art Show
OneOhOne Gallery presents The Civic Language Perceptions Project
Civic Language Perceptions Project How does language create a reality of democracy and civic awareness in youth? The OneOhOne Gallery and Dobson Montessori School present a new art exhibit in response to the Civic Language Perceptions Project. During ...
OneOhOne Gallery
Mesa, AZ

Sat 10/1/22 at 10am-5pm
Fri 10/7/22 at 10am-5pm
Sat 10/8/22 at 10am-5pm
Fri 10/14/22 at 10am-5pm
Sat 10/15/22 at 10am-5pm
Art: History/Science
Picturing Home: Dust Bowl Migrants in Chandler
March 8, 2022- August 13, 2023 In the late 1930s Chandler had an influx of Dust Bowl migrants who fled their homes in search of a better life. Government photographers Dorothea Lange and Russell Lee documented unique stories showing these migrants and the...
Chandler Museum
Chandler, AZ

Sat 10/1/22 at 10am-5pm
Sun 10/2/22 at 1pm-5pm
Tue 10/4/22 at 10am-5pm
Wed 10/5/22 at 10am-5pm
Thu 10/6/22 at 10am-5pm
Art: History/Science
Reptile Encounter Talk
Join Assistant Curator of Reptiles and Amphibians Charlie DePuy as he introduces guests to some of Butterfly Wonderland’s favorable and charismatic rainforest animals! Watch Bennie the Ball Python climb his specialized rock wall or meet Draco, a lovable Ch...
Butterfly Wonderland
Scottsdale, AZ

Fri 10/7/22 - Fri 10/28/22 at 1pm
Art: History/Science
Whimsical Wings
Join Education Specialists at Butterfly Conservatory as they release Tropical Butterflies into the Conservatory. Watch as new butterflies take their first flight. Feel free to ask questions. Touching the delicate butterflies is not permitted, but photos ar...
Butterfly Wonderland
Scottsdale, AZ

Fri 10/7/22 at 11am
Fri 10/14/22 at 11am
Fri 10/21/22 at 11am
Fri 10/28/22 at 11am
Art: History/Science
Bug Club
Though Bug Club is geared toward the pint-sized visitor, guests of all ages are sure to learn something new about amazing insects during storytime and this high-energy educational lesson! After storytime, animal curators from Butterfly Wonderland introduce...
Butterfly Wonderland
Scottsdale, AZ

Sun 10/9/22 at 11am
Sun 10/23/22 at 11am
Art: Mixed Media
Hamsa Mosaic Class
The Hamsa Hand is an ancient Middle Eastern talisman. In all religions it is a symbol that is believed to provide protection from harm against the evil eye and bring goodness, abundance, fertility, luck, and good health. In this class you will create a gla...
The Valley of the Sun JCC
Scottsdale, AZ

Wed 10/12/22 at 1pm-3pm
Art: Art Show
3rd Annual Prescott Plein Air Art Festival
From October 13-16, 2022, fifteen professional artists will take their studios outdoors, painting at scenic locations around the Prescott area as part of the 3rd Annual Prescott Plein Air Art Festival. Presented by the Highlands Center for Natural History ...
Highlands Center for Natural History
Prescott, AZ

Thu 10/13/22 - Sun 10/16/22
Art: Art Show
Mayor’s Arts Awards
City of Phoenix Mayor Kate Gallego and Phoenix Center for the Arts are honored to recognize Phoenix’s outstanding arts leaders at the 10th Annual Mayor’s Arts Awards. Join us for an evening of performances from various local artists including dancers, musi...
Phoenix Center for the Arts
Phoenix, AZ

Thu 10/13/22 at 6:30pm-8:30pm
Art: Photography
Sacred Spaces Exhibition
Artist Andrew Pielage’s photographs of Frank Lloyd Wright’s buildings, temples, churches, and homes reveal how the architect masterfully creates an experience that feels sanctified and sacred. Viewed as part of the tour of Taliesin West, this exhibition of...
Taliesin West – The Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation
Scottsdale, AZ

Fri 10/14/22 - Sun 1/29/23 at 10am-4pm
Art: Museum
Saddle Up III
Save the date for Saddle Up III October 15, 2022. Saddle Up II was recently awarded AZ Foothills magazine’s “Best Annual Charity Event” in their “Best of the Valley” competition. We have lined up some stellar entertainment, including Emmy Award-Winning Si...
Western Spirit: Scottsdale's Museum of the West
Scottsdale, AZ

Sat 10/15/22 at 6pm-10pm
Art: Folk Art/Crafts
Walk to End Alzheimer's
Join us on October 15th to support the Alzheimer’s Association! We will be at Glendale Heroes Regional Park as water bottle sponsors for the Walk to End Alzheimer’s. We are sure that rain or shine, this will be a successful event! Bring your friends and fa...
Glendale Heroes Regional Park
Glendale, AZ

Sat 10/15/22 at 9am-11am
Art: History/Science
The Buzz About Bees
It’s un-BEE-lievable! Learn about bees, maintaining hives and more from local beekeeper Cricket Aldridge, founder of AZ Backyard Beekeepers. Visit Cricket in the Conservatory at the Honeybee exhibit where there will be time for Q & A after her presentation...
Butterfly Wonderland
Scottsdale, AZ

Sun 10/16/22 at 1pm
Art: Art Talk
Butterfly Brush Strokes at Night
Special Halloween Theme! Join the spooktacular fun at this unique painting class featuring artist Judith Nunez. Guests will learn to paint a beautiful butterfly with a bit of Halloween flair! Class is held in the Café. All paint supplies provided. Space is...
Butterfly Wonderland
Scottsdale, AZ

Fri 10/21/22 at 6pm-8:30pm
Art: History/Science
National Reptile Day
Enjoy a reptile visit with Draco the Chinese Water Dragon. Learn interesting reptile facts from experts at the Conservatory’s Education Cart and throughout the building. Don’t miss a special celebration at the Reptile Talk at 1 p.m. in the Theater!
Butterfly Wonderland
Scottsdale, AZ

Fri 10/21/22 at 11am and 3pm
Art: Children's Arts/Crafts
Children’s Butterfly Origami Class
Children aged 7 and older will learn to make beautiful origami butterflies and birds from origami instructor Makayla Palmer! Parents may stay with children if needed. Class is $10; admission to Butterfly Wonderland is not included. Space is limited. Pre-re...
Butterfly Wonderland
Scottsdale, AZ

Sat 10/22/22 at 9am-10am
Art: Art Show
Madaras Gallery presents the 2022 Annual Show 'Journey'
It is the largest event of the year! Madaras Gallery will unveil 20 new works of art by award-winning painter Diana Madaras. “It’s been a wonderful journey for me, for our gallery team, for our guest artists and for our passionate visitors over all of thes...
Madaras Gallery
Tucson, AZ

Sat 10/22/22 - Sun 11/6/22

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