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Phoenix Art Museum

Open Now: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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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 exhibitions, Phoenix Art Museum’s...more
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1625 N Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85004-1685
+1 602-257-1880
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We decided last minute to visit on the "pay what you wish" Wednesday night. (and free parking!) The museum was much larger than we had anticipated and had a nice selection of traditional and modern art.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank dselmal
Reviewed 4 days ago

Ample free parking and an entrance through a lovely cactus garden start off a relaxing, leisurely half day venture. The Western artists naturally form the most interesting part of the permanent collection. The European art is fine, though lacking big names. I was happy to...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank ax369
Reviewed 1 week ago

I left the museum feeling ripped off. Nearly $60 for the two of us to see some paper butterflies and some christmas lights in a dark room. I'm being a little grumpy here. I like more experienced or famous artists, Warhol, Miro, Picasso, Twombly, Matisse,...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank mpgo66
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Phoenix Art Museum is visually beautiful. The second Sunday of each month is free to visitors. There are special events that cost a minimum amount of money. We entered to 25,000 paper butterflies scattered along the walls and ceilings. Amazing! Especially nice staff who...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Victoria P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Overall the museum has many interesting areas of art to view However at the moment- run to see the infinity room. Admittance is included with museum entry fee- other museums in US showing it charge an extra $25 - or more Also your time inside...More

Date of experience: March 2019
2  Thank jfadds
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Phoenix Art museum is really quite a treat. The Yayoi Kusama installation was our main reason for visiting and it did not disappoint! We were watchful of the field trip groups and timed our exploring to avoid the larger groups. The docents were very...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank Coleyraeh
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We travel to art museums all over the world and I look for the speciality of each. As a local, you might enjoy the Phoenix Art Museum as your hometown encyclopedic museum, but for us the European collection was weak. We breezed through on our...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank kldoor
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The museum covers a wide range of art from renaissance to post-modern, they have a nice sampling to keep a viewer interested. There is also a bar and a restaurant that serves farm to table cuisine so you can break up your visit. One thing...More

Date of experience: February 2019
2  Thank Milissa R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our visit. So many things to see. You need several hours to see all of the wonderful art and special attractions. You must see the “music room”. The firefly display is spectacular. The walls with black butterflies are beautiful. We visited The...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank DianneM996
Reviewed February 14, 2019

So much to see and experience. There is dinning at the Museum Restaurant, with walls displaying a variety of art work, seating both inside and outside while some seasonal variances are observed. The immediate view to the east and then across the courtyard also includes...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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January 22, 2019|
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Response from broadwaycritic1 | Reviewed this property |
Free parking ( a very large surface lot) right behind the museum.
May 17, 2018|
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Response from phxart | Property representative |
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
March 1, 2017|
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Response from cdz373 | Reviewed this property |
"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