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Phoenix Art Museum

1625 N Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85004-1685
+1 602-257-1880
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Too Many Bare Walls

This was my first visit to the museum...maybe June is just not a good time. It seemed like there... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
dkrstec
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Phoenix, Arizona
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Nice Art Museum

I have been here a couple of times. I really like the spaces in the museum. The exhibits seem to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Robert S
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Lawrence, Kansas
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Phoenix Art Museum has provided access to visual arts and educational programs in Arizona for nearly 60 years, and is the largest art museum in the Southwestern United States. In addition to an annual calendar of special exhibitions, Phoenix Art Museum’s permanent-collection galleries are drawn from more than 19,000 objects of modern and contemporary art, fashion design, and photography, as well as American, Asian, Latin American, and European art. Each month, the Museum hosts a wide variety of public programs, including lectures, performances, tours, workshops, and film screenings designed for audiences of all ages to enjoy.
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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1625 N Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85004-1685
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This was my first visit to the museum...maybe June is just not a good time. It seemed like there were no exhibits... just what is always there. We couldn't believe the amount of open space and bare walls. I must say though that what was...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been here a couple of times. I really like the spaces in the museum. The exhibits seem to have plenty of room. I feel like the museum has a good Phoenix ambience. The staff is helpful. I went with a school group once...More

Thank Robert S
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Neat and diverse art museum! I went for the free family weekend. At the entrance, there is a beautiful display of butterflies on the wall, one of my favorite pieces. There is a variety of styles, from modern art to art from the 1800s. There...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Phoenix Art Museum was my favorite activity of the vacation. We took a great tour, and interacted with the Gallery staff to learn more and get opinions. The ground floor exhibits were especially interesting. We had seen one of the special exhibits at a...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Whenever I’m in the Phoenix area, this museum is a definite stop. The permanent collection never ceases to delight, and the visiting exhibits are unusual and fun. For example, movie costumes spanning movies from several decades. Check the website for current displays. Parking is easy...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The museum received lots of donations and the exhibits are done by family donation, Very large facility, they can have more art pieces ...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The museum exhibits did not disappoint! The Asian art is exquisite. The large exhibit is contemporary art with many unique pieces displayed. The museum cafe service and menu were outstanding! It is a lovely spot for a luncheon in downtown Phoenix. The museum shop was...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My son and I went to the museum on Saturday morning while he was here on a visit. I had not been there before but was pleasantly surprised at its accessibility from the freeway and the ample free parking. There is a $3 AAA discount...More

1  Thank Rebecca K
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I enjoy going to the Phoenix Art Museum a couple times a year. The exhibits are interesting and the permanent collection has a lot of interesting contemporary work.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I'm a local, so I had plenty of leisure time to see this place. I've been to many museums in the last decade and many more before that. This is good, a great place to spend a couple of hours. I don't feel the need...More

Thank Teresa M
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Hello! We are hoping to get approval to share images on this work as it will be in an upcoming exhibition, In the Company of Women. Follow us on social Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter - we will share it there if/when we get... More
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"You who are being obliterated in the flying swarm of Fireflies" is located in the South Wing on the top floor (technically the second but there is a mezzanine between the first and second floors). It is a wonderful... More
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Response from br0za1205 | Reviewed this property |
Agree. I have only eaten there once but great all around. Great food, service, atmosphere.
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