11 Art Shows to See in Downtown Phoenix This Week

See work by Donna Atwood at Phoenix Center for the Arts.
See work by Donna Atwood at Phoenix Center for the Arts.
Donna Atwood

Summertime in Phoenix promises a whole new crop of art exhibitions, including several that you can explore on July 7. Here’s a look at this month's First Friday offerings, with a focus on new exhibitions.

“Five15 to the Fifth”
See work in multiple media by more than 60 Arizona artists, each invited by members of the Five15 Arts collective to show small work in the latest iteration of this annual show. First Friday hours at Phoenix Center for the Arts are 6 to 9 p.m. Find more information on the Five15 Arts Facebook page.

Fiesta de Fridas
Feel the Frida love as members of the Phoenix Fridas arts collective show their work and celebrate renowned Mexican artist Frida Kahlo at the Heard Museum. First Friday hours are 6 to 10 p.m. Get free museum admission until 9:30 p.m., with $7 reduced pricing for the “Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera” exhibition. Learn more on the Heard Museum website.

See work by Heather Freitas at {9} The Gallery.
See work by Heather Freitas at {9} The Gallery.
Heather Freitas

“One Planet”
Channel any fed-up-with-people feelings into appreciating Heather Freitas artwork depicting Arizona flora and wildlife. First Friday hours at {9} The Gallery are 6 to 10 p.m. Get details on the {9} The Gallery Facebook page.

“Found Feathers”
Take another dive into the world of nature with artwork inspired by feathers found during artist Alexandra Bowers’ daily travels. First Friday hours at Practical Art are 7 to 9 p.m. Find more information on the Practical Art website.

See work by Rick Naimark at Chartreuse gallery.EXPAND
See work by Rick Naimark at Chartreuse gallery.
Rick Naimark

“The Great Escape”
See abstract landscapes by Rick Naimark, a Phoenix artist who’s donating proceeds from his Chartreuse gallery exhibition to historic preservation efforts at the Wurth House. First Friday hours are 6 to 10 p.m. Learn more on the Chartreuse website.

See work by Edgar Fernandez at 180 Degrees Automotive.EXPAND
See work by Edgar Fernandez at 180 Degrees Automotive.
Edgar Fernandez

“Identity Empowerment”
Check out Edgar Fernandez’s paintings of masks, which reference decolonization and embracing the true self. First Friday hours at 180 Degrees Automotive are 6 to 10 p.m. Get details on the event Facebook page.

See work by Jesse Perry at the Icehouse.
See work by Jesse Perry at the Icehouse.
Jesse Perry

Jesse Perry, Daniel Long, and Mark Jay Freeman
See pieces by three artists with diverse color-infused styles at the Icehouse, where Third Friday hours are 6 to 10 p.m. Find more information on the event Facebook page.

See work by Lily Reeves in a shipping container gallery in Roosevelt Row.
See work by Lily Reeves in a shipping container gallery in Roosevelt Row.
Lily Reeves

“Distance”
Head to the shipping container galleries in Roosevelt Row to see work by Lily Reeves, whose explorations of light and atmosphere are informed by mysticism and the metaphysical. First Friday hours are 6 to 10 p.m. Get details on the event Facebook page.

Jean-Léon Gérôme, Pollice Verso, 1872-1900. Chrome lithograph. Collection of Phoenix Art Museum, Museum purchase.EXPAND
Jean-Léon Gérôme, Pollice Verso, 1872-1900. Chrome lithograph. Collection of Phoenix Art Museum, Museum purchase.
Phoenix Art Museum

“Good Sport”
Overcome the art versus athletics mindset for a night as you check out sports-inspired artwork at Phoenix Art Museum, where free museum admission happens First Friday from 6 to 10 p.m. Learn more on the Phoenix Art Museum website.

“Expect Hope”
Explore art reflecting themes of hope, harmony, and healing at Unexpected Art Gallery. First Friday hours are 6 to 10 p.m. Get details on the event Facebook page.

“Heat”
Check out pieces by several women artists working in diverse media at The Artery. First Friday hours are 6 to 10 p.m. Learn more on the event Facebook page.

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Phoenix Center for the Arts
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Heard Museum

2301 N. Central Ave.
Phoenix, AZ 85004

602-252-8848

www.heard.org

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9 The Gallery
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Practical Art

5070 N. Central Ave.
Phoenix, AZ 85012

602-264-1414

www.practical-art.com

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Chartreuse

1301 Grand Ave.
Phoenix, AZ 85007

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180 Degrees Automotive

545 W. Mariposa St.
Chandler, AZ 85225

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Icehouse

429 W. Jackson St.
Phoenix, AZ 85003

602-257-8929

www.theicehouseaz.com

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Phoenix Art Museum

1625 N. Central Ave.
Phoenix, AZ 85004

602-257-1222

www.phxart.org

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Unexpected Art Gallery

734 W. Polk St.
Phoenix, Arizona 85007

602-638-1313

www.unexpectedartgallery.com

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Roosevelt Row

Roosevelt St. from 7th St. to 7th Ave.
Phoenix, AZ 85004

www.rooseveltrow.org


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