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

Phoenix Art Museum is the largest art museum in the southwestern United States providing access to visual arts and educational programs. Top exhibitions are shown alongside the museum’s collection of more than 18,000 objects of American, Asian, European, Latin American, Western American, modern and contemporary art, photography and fashion design. Phoenix Art Museum hosts photography exhibitions through its landmark partnership with The University of Arizona’s Center for Creative Photography. Visitors can also enjoy the Dorrance Sculpture Garden, the Thorne Miniature Rooms of historic interiors, a collection of works by renowned Arizona artist Philip C. Curtis, dining at Palette and shopping at The Museum Store.

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 18,000 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 local, regional, and national media professionals with information covering current and upcoming exhibitions, events and programs. The Museum takes pride in being a valued resource to media partners and encourages all outlets to reach out to us often.
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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. From a state-of-the-art 300-seat theater and various galleries to the cafe and sculpture garden, the Museum's progressive architecture and 18,000+ work collection is sure to add excitement to any event.
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