The Southwest’s premier destination for world-class visual arts

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 permanent collection galleries are drawn from more than 19,000 works of AmericanAsianEuropeanLatin AmericanWestern Americanmodern and contemporary art, and fashion design. Visitors also enjoy photography exhibitions through the Museum’s landmark partnership with the Center for Creative Photography, University of Arizona. 

The Museum presents a variety of public programs year-round, including tourslecturesfilmsspecial events and more designed to enlighten, entertain and stimulate visitors of all ages.

History & Mission

Phoenix Art Museum has grown to an institution with an international reputation for excellence. In the last 50 years, the Museum has hosted more than 400 exhibitions, grown the collection to more than 19,000 works of art and been visited by millions.

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Works of art survive the ravages of time only through constant care and efforts to preserve them for the enjoyment of future generations depend on your cooperation. Help us provide a safe environment for the art and our visitors.
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If you have a question concerning rental facility or have a media inquiry, dedicated Museum staff is here to assist. You can contact a department by email or telephone -- we will do our best to answer your question as quickly as possible.
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Board, Management & Finances

The Board of Trustees of the Phoenix Art Museum is the elected governing body of the Museum. The Senior Management works closely with the Board and provides leadership for the Museum.
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Press Room

Phoenix Art Museum provides media professionals with information covering current and upcoming exhibitions, events, and programs. 

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Host an Event

Whether you need to host a meeting or are looking for an exquisite venue for a wedding, the Museum can be tailored for your function.

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