First Friday at Phoenix Art Museum

Every first Friday of the month, Phoenix Art Museum offers free general admission and discounted special exhibition admission* from 6 - 10pm.

Share your First Friday experience: @phxart #phxartff 

Current Exhibitions

 A Tribute to James Galanos (CLOSING January 7)
 Sheila Pepe: Hot Mess Formalism 
 Alexander Calder: An Outburst of Color
 Infinite Light: A Photographic Meditation on Tibet
 Selections from the Schorr Collection
 Philip C. Curtis: The New Deal and American Regionalism
• Border Crossings: Mexico and the American Southwest

 Carlos Amorales: Black Cloud
 Video Crossings Series: Kent Monkman
 The Logic of the Copy: Four Decades of Photography in Print
 Poetry in Motion
 Warriors in World War I: Sikh Art and Heritage

*Special exhibitions are free for Museum Members.

Special Events

The Whole Story: Part V

  •  Featured storytellers take the stage on First Friday at 7:30 pm!


Phoenix Art Museum is one of five Artlink Phoenix First Friday Trolley hubs. Park and enjoy the Museum then take the trolley tour and explore all the downtown Phoenix arts and culture destinations. The Museum is conveniently located by the Central and McDowell Valley Metro Lightrail station. 


  • Paid parking is available just north of Phoenix Art Museum at Central United Methodist Church from 5pm- 10pm on First Friday. The charge is $10 and can be paid using cash or credit card. Click here for an online map. 
  • Free overflow parking is also available across the street from Phoenix Art Museum at Central Arts plaza, on the 3rd and 4th floors of the parking garage on the southwest corner of Central Avenue and Palm Lane. Click here for an online map. 


First Fridays at Phoenix Art Museum are generously supported by PetSmart.


Next First Friday: February 2, 2018

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