Located on the Central Avenue Corridor, a historic strip of Downtown Phoenix, the Phoenix Art Museum offers plenty to see for art aficionados and amateurs alike. It's the largest museum for visual art in the Southwest and offers 285,000-square-foot of collections that include more than 17,000 works of American, Asian, European, Latin American, Western American, modern and contemporary art, and fashion design. Since opening in 1959 the museum has hosted some 400 exhibitions and has been enjoyed by millions of vistors. Popular exhibits have included “The Art of Video Games,” “Order, Chaos, and the Space Between” and “Digital Print Fashion.” The museum also offer free admission every Wednesday night from 3 to 6 p.m. as well as on every first Friday of the month for the Downtown Phoenix art walk. It also houses the PhxArtKids galley, with pieces to appeal specifically to youngsters, a museum shop and the restaurant, Palette.