State of the Arts: 10 Things Phoenix Needs to Do

Consider yourself on notice, Phoenix. Here are 10 things to do in the next three years.

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Phoenix Art Museum: Hire a contemporary art curator who develops at least one Phoenix-centric exhibition.

Dance companies: Engage a non-traditional space with a new work, like Ballet Arizona did with Topia and the Desert Botanical Garden.

Heard Museum: Show an original contemporary art exhibition with work strictly from Arizona artists.

Phoenix Theatre: Bring in a new curator to create changing exhibitions for the lobby.

Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art: Hire a new curator of performing arts -- and bring back Lit Lounge.