Participating Venues

The following list shows the over 100 participating artists, arts entrepreneurs and businesses that contribute to the arts experience in greater downtown Phoenix. We call them: Articipants!

Most of these venues are open on First Fridays, as well as Third Fridays. View the First Friday maps here. (Note: many artist studios are NOT open on First Fridays. The list included on the map is for reference only.)


Alwun House
1204 E. Roosevelt, 602-253-7887
DESCRIPTION: Downtown’s first gallery and vanguard artspace, representing new and established artists. Nurturing co-creative venue. Pioneering historic cultural landmark 2-story bungalow, inviting fountains, gardens and stages.
FIRST FRIDAY EXHIBITION: Progressive Phoenix Elementary School District #1 Art Teachers, present the 21st “Salon des Enfants” juried art exhibit and sale, at Alwun House. Art displayed Salon-style, is sold right off the wall; includes sculpture, ceramics, painting and photography. There will be approximately 300 pieces made by students in the 5th through 8th grades, representing 16 Schools, and 18 teachers. All art sold for $20 right off the wall, on a first come basis, replaced with yet another – and 100% goes to the student artist. Aside from experiencing a unique social activity, “naive art” is collectable among young urban professionals.

918 N. 6th St., Unit B 602-281-0697
DESCRIPTION: “Abstract Abstract” features Contemporary Native Art that strives to be recognized globally beyond the borders of the cultural heritage of the artists.
FIRST FRIDAY EXHIBITION: “Abstract Abstract” features Contemporary Native Art that strives to be recognized globally beyond the borders of the cultural heritage of the artists. All participating artists are masters and inventors of a unique style which they present in variety of media to express their topics. The participating artists are; Kathy Whitman ElkWoman, Sheldon Harvey, Silvester Hustito, Damian Jim, Jeff Kahm, Kyle Navenma. Prints by Nani Chacon, 1Spot also featured gallery for Project Ethos Sat APR 5th at the W Scottsdale!

720 gallery
720 N. 4th St, 480-544-2162
DESCRIPTION: A new contemporary gallery in downtown Phoenix.
FIRST FRIDAY EXHIBITION: 720 gallery is featuring Arizona artist Joshua Dean Wiley with his show ‘Rendezvous 2’ on the First Friday in April. His artwork, inspired by his world, includes simple landscapes representing the rural Midwest of his youth and vivacious abstracts stimulated by the power of the great urban desert of Phoenix. Stop by this Friday for the opening reception and to meet the artist. Wine and snacks available.

ALAC: AZ Latino Arts & Cultural Center~Galeria 147
147 E. Adams St., 602-254-9817
DESCRIPTION: ALAC: The Arizona Latino Arts &  Cultural Center~Galeria 147,  illuminates, celebrates, and promotes Latinos in Arizona through education, advocacy, and collaboration. In the “Heart of Downtown Phoenix” ALAC creates a Legacy for our Community today and for Generations…to come.

ASU Art Museum International Artist Residency at Combine Studios
821 N. 3rd Street, 480-965-2875
DESCRIPTION: The ASU Art Museum International Artist Residency Program brings artists from around the world to develop work with ASU and diverse communities within Arizona.

Bokeh Gallery
214 E Roosevelt St – Entrance through the east alley, 602-253-0669
DESCRIPTION: This intimate space at the monOrchid features photographic and new media work by local, national, and international artists.
FIRST FRIDAY EXHIBITION: “MLIF.” The title is meant to “make you look” and call attention to the continuing presence of traditional film photography in fine art.  This show features images by Noe Badillo, Peter B Klein, Lydo Elise Le, and BK Skaggs, who all experiment with analog photography techniques in a digital world.

CityScape Phoenix
1 E Washington St., 602-772-3900
DESCRIPTION: Located in the heart of downtown, CityScape Phoenix is a place where people come together for dining, nightlife, shopping, entertainment, business, community events and celebrations of all kinds. This authentic urban space connects people and generates energy, creativity and excitement all day, every day in one central location. It all starts here.

Coe House Gallery
365 N. 4th Ave, 602-405-4685
DESCRIPTION: Coe House Gallery is located in the historic Coe House in Downtown Phoenix. This unique setting provides an intimate venue for collectors to experience new work. Coe House is the perfect showcase for emerging artists, as well as established artists who are trying a new direction with their work. Coe House Gallery provides collectors an opportunity to see new work that hasn’t been seen elsewhere before.
FIRST FRIDAY EXHIBITION: “Lost Vegas,” Photography by Steve Weiss. The photographs in this exhibit are part of a larger portfolio of works Weiss has captured over the years of Las Vegas, the adult Disneyland. As the city’s scenery has changed and many of these buildings have disappeared since Weiss began shooting the Strip and the city’s downtown in 1985, their legacies remain in photographs. Come see a part of the story.

eye lounge – a contemporary art space

419 E. Roosevelt St, 602-430-1490
DESCRIPTION: Eye Lounge artist collective is a contemporary art space committed to fostering the creative careers of emerging and established local visual artists.
FIRST FRIDAY EXHIBITION:  In the East Gallery, you will find “Perspectives in Spatial Distributions.”  Perspectives is a step in self-discovery through the everyday object of a clipboard.  The clipboard is a symbol of organization, but for me represents an opportunity to explore relationships and go beyond the limits of constraint.  I extend the boundaries of this everyday item – sometimes physically, sometimes intellectually, sometimes spiritually.  The further I push the boundaries, the more freedom and varying degrees of perspective are achieved. Featured in the West Gallery is annual juried show from The Diablo Printmakers Guild. The Diablo Printmakers Guild is a group of students and community members committed to practicing and exploring printmaking in the Phoenix area. The DPG (formerly the Printmaking Student Association) is continuing its tradition of hosting a juried showcase of our members’ work. This year’s show was juried by Emily Stamey, Associate Curator at SMoCA and offers a survey of the various techniques and styles from our wonderful printmakers.

First Studio Gallery
631 N. 1st Ave., 602-957-7760
DESCRIPTION: Center for creative endeavor since 1949

Five15 Gallery
1515 E. Roosevelt, 602-750-3845
DESCRIPTION: Five15 Arts is a collective, artist-run, contemporary art space committed to providing support and an exhibition venue for serious, professionally minded Arizona artists.
FIRST FRIDAY EXHIBITION:  “Recollecting Sunday”, an exhibition of mixed media drawing, sculpture and painting by mixed media artist Michelle Terry-Helmick. Using a variety of techniques and materials, the works are based on her perception of church as a child. The gallery is also open Saturdays 1-5PM, and by appointment. To make an appointment, please email

Gallery Marsiglia-Art in Jewelry
1018 NW Grand Avenue, 602-573-3933
DESCRIPTION: Showcasing UNIQUE jewelry designs in Sterling Silver & copper w/ cabachons, faceted gems, Art Glass & eclectic ensembles with fashion hats & hair accessories.  Offering jewelry classes.
FIRST FRIDAY EXHIBITION: ”Inspired Soles” at 6th Avenue Gallery, 650 N 6th Ave, Phoenix, 6-10 PM during Art Walk. Stilettos have been turned into art objects. My submission “Eclypse“, (see photo) is forged copper, repossé with cold connections, rivets, staples and patinated. Fifty hours of work, I might add! Silent auction, fundraiser for Artlink and a local charity.

Gallery: SUHU
335 E McKinley st, 602-741-5880
DESCRIPTION: A colorful little art gallery in a funky old building in Downtown Phoenix, gallery:SUHU is a small space with BIG IDEAS. We believe that Art is for everyone— present and future collectors.

Goings Galleria
722 N 4th st, 602-810-8071
DESCRIPTION: Goings Galleria presents cultural content in many kinds of traditional and cutting-edge media.
FIRST FRIDAY EXHIBITION: Goings Galleria presents “Thinking Things Through.” Artist Chris Boyd describes his work: “Exploring white culture and society juxtaposed with an indigenous perspective I have been inclined to create distorted urban landscapes full of empty architectural structures.”

Grant St. Studios
605 E Grant St., 262-305-7385
DESCRIPTION: ASU MFA Student Studios and Step Gallery

greenHAUS gallery + boutique
222 East Roosevelt Street, 602-257-HAUS
DESCRIPTION: Find a way to make beauty necessary + find a way to make necessity beautiful. Infuse your life with art, vintage treasures and custom furnishings.

Hot Box Gallery
408 E. Roosevelt, 602-772-0083
DESCRIPTION: The Hot Box Gallery is a refurbished shipping container intended to bring vibrancy to empty spaces and provide artists the opportunity to display their work.

429 W Jackson St., 602-257-8929
DESCRIPTION: A historic building transformed into one of the most happening cultural centers in Phoenix. Focusing on avant-garde art with a social twist

Irish Cultural Center
1106 North Central Avenue, 602-258-0109
DESCRIPTION: A little bit of Ireland in the Valley of the Sun.  Classes in Music, Dance & Language, McClelland Library, Celtic Cultural Events, Ceili Dances, Private Rentals.

Lotus Contemporary Art
511 E. Roosevelt, 02-525-0643
FIRST FRIDAY EXHIBITION: Lotus Contemporary Art will be open for First Friday April 4th, with new art by Denise Fleisch. Artist reception 6 – 10pm.  This is a free event, music, food & ART.  Please support the arts and artists in your community.


Modified Arts
407 E. Roosevelt St. 480-326-6551
DESCRIPTION: Modified Arts is a contemporary art gallery dedicated to showcasing local, regional, national, and international artists in all media.
FIRST FRIDAY EXHIBITION: Asking for It: The Consent Project Created and Performed by Chelsea Pace. This mixed-media, immersive, performance installation was created to examine issues of consent and sexual assault.

Oasis on Grand
1501 NW Grand Avenue, 602-358-8185
DESCRIPTION: An eclectic artist live/work community in the heart of the Grand Avenue Arts District. Providing historic commercial/residential downtown living at an affordable price.

Obliq Art
455 N. 3rd Street Suite 1200, 602-369-3698
DESCRIPTION: Obliq is a contemporary urban “pop up” gallery, located in downtown Phoenix at the Arizona Center. Open First Friday, Third Fridays and private showings.
FIRST FRIDAY EXHIBITION: April First Friday exhibit at Obliq and Gallery LUxx in the Arizona Center, honors the late dean of ASU’s College of Public Programs, Debra Friedman.  ”Peace of Mind” is a tribute to her life and legacy. It is a collaborative art exhibit and event by individual artists and community organizations. Refreshments and complimentary parking available. Show will run through April 30th. Artists include: Francisco “Enuf” Garcia, Sentrock, Victoria Cleto, Luis Gutierrez,  Derrick Kempf, Larry Madrigal, Carolina Parra, Felipe Ruiz, Jessica Shea, Micheal S.C. Soto, Mitra Kamali, Martin Moreno, Dr. Eugene Grigsby, Robert Miley & Judy Butzine and Thoughtful Warriors, The Rag Collection, Neighborhood Ministries, Hope Thru Art’s Steve Malakowsky, ASU College of Public Pograms and ASU Emeritus College contributing artists John Aguilar, James Pile & Mark Reader.

Olney Gallery at Trinity Cathedral
100 W. Roosevelt St (NW corner Central & Roosevelt), 623-826-9912
DESCRIPTION: The Olney Gallery is a beautiful art space that is adjacent to Trinity Episcopal Cathedral, which includes a labyrinth and sculpture garden.
FIRST FRIDAY EXHIBITION: “Visions of Baseball” will feature original Polaroid image transfers by Laura Voight of all the Cactus League stadiums, as well as 21 of the major league baseball parks in the US. This artwork captures the look and feel of the game — if you love baseball, this exhibit is a must see! Each image is a photographic slide image printed onto Polaroid film, which is then rolled on to watercolor paper. In 2008, Polaroid ceased production of all film from which this art can be created. Like memories created at the baseball stadium, the medium of this artwork will be part of a moment in time. 

Practical Art
5070 N Central Ave, 602-264-1414
DESCRIPTION:  Practical Art is a friendly retail and gallery space featuring 100% locally-made wares in wood, fiber, ceramic, glass, metal, and up-cycled materials. All of our work is produced by Arizona artisans—we have over 100 of them producing work for you.  We carry art that is useful in some way—everything from kitchen tools to home and office items, soap, clothing, furniture, jewelry, and more.
FIRST FRIDAY EXHIBITION:  ”Century Club” by Terry Pisel and Lisa Olson. Native Arizonans, photographers, friends, and now, collaborators, Lisa Olson & Terry Pisel invite you to join them in celebrating Arizona’s 102 years of statehood with an unprecedented exhibition at Practical Art of 102 works of art. Wood panels featuring hand-transferred photographs of our many regional landscapes create their ode to our desert home.

R. Pela Contemporary Art
335 W. McDowell Rd., 602-320-8445
DESCRIPTION: Contemporary art by well-known and emerging local artists.
FIRST FRIDAY EXHIBITION: Cindy Schnackel: For the Birds with New Work by Scott Wolf. This collection of new, avian-themed work from popular local artist Cindy Schnackel features her vivid, darkly humorous portrayals of fowl drinking coffee or parakeets wearing wigs. Also on display is new work from local artist Scott Wolf, whose simple, high-impact images depict absurd situations and draw on vintage clip art illustrations that the artist recreates with spray paint on raw wood.

Roopho Studio
610 E Roosevelt Street, #140, 602-820-0065
DESCRIPTION: Roopho Studio will be hosting these artists.  Megan Jonas, drawings and paintings. Elizabeth Gerstner, glass, ceramics and metal. Tricky Burns, photography. Diana Moulds, ceramics.

Rosson House Museum – Heritage Square
113 N 6th Street, 602-261-8063
DESCRIPTION: Surround yourself with the art of a bygone era on a tour through the fully-restored, 1895 Rosson House Museum

Tabula Rasa Collective/The Studio
3508 N 7th Street, 602-373-4505
DESCRIPTION: Exposing our community to the artists that encompass it.
FIRST FRIDAY EXHIBITION: April brings new works by gallery artists Kimberly Harris and Hayley Neuenswander to the Tabula Rasa Collective. Watercolors by Kimberly Harris, a series of colorful, graphic paintings inspired by the work of Roberto Burle Marx in Rio de Janiero. And, Printmaking by Hayley Neuenswander: The spontaneous and impulsive tendencies of the process.

The Drive-Thru Gallery & Studio
918 N 6th Street, 510-685-8113
DESCRIPTION: The Drive-Thru Gallery & Studio in the Arts districts of downtown Phoenix, provides a comfortable & professional space for photographers to show and work.

The Hive
2222 N. 16th Street, 602-254-1641
DESCRIPTION: The Mid Century Modern Hive, sitting right in the middle of Coronado neighborhood has hosted 32 shows specializing in street and local art since 2010.
FIRST FRIDAY EXHIBITION: The Enchanted Becomes The Enchanter. Sierra Joy is a Phoenix based multimedia artist who has recently returned to dwell and create in the desert. Her work focuses on transformation and adaptability while being true to animal instincts. She has drawn influence from many communities during her years of traveling. She often collaborates with other makers to create colorful environments promoting comfort and communication.
This multifaceted art installation exposes the wilderness within us. Creatures commingle, gathering to form one collective awareness. As they integrate, constellations of flora sprout from their minds.
A continuing show of JB Snyder’s work:  Closure is also on view at the gallery.

The Shade Gallery at the monOrchid
214 E Roosevelt St, 602-253-0669
DESCRIPTION: Featuring 14,000 square feet of creative collaborative space, photo/video studios, a coffee shop, and two galleries the monOrchid is a treasure in the revitalization efforts of downtown Phoenix.
FIRST FRIDAY EXHIBITION: Eric Kasper: New Work, 2013-2014. Featuring an entire new body of work created since Mr Kasper’s critically acclaimed February 2013 retrospective.  The artist designs his images from multiple sources including vintage magazines, family photos, and even a book about the history of the circus to explore introspective imagery sure to create an inner dialogue for any viewer.  Over the past year Eric has experimented with different techniques and continued to develop his exemplar skill to create moody, sometimes alarming, and always challenging works that tap into the human psyche.

The Trunk Space
1506 NW Grand Ave, 602-256-6006
DESCRIPTION: The Trunk Space is full of music, experimental theater, performance, storytelling, music, puppets, weird stuff, circus side show acts, fine art, handmade gifts, & espresso drinks, as well as being a meeting place for artists, curious people and weary travelers. Also come use our classic photobooth!

Willo North Gallery
2811 N. 7th Avenue, 602-448-9041
DESCRIPTION: We are a small contemporary gallery located in central Phoenix that enjoys sharing the work of local artists.  Willo North Gallery is open on first and third Fridays from 6-9 pm.
FIRST FRIDAY EXHIBITION: “Lose Yourself In Me,” featuring the work of artist Jeff Slim: ”Influential elements of one’s life are constantly changing and evolving into something beautiful or gruesome.” Opening reception April 4th fro 6 pm to 9 pm with special musical guest BYRON FENIX. Closing reception April 18th  from 6pm to 9 pm with Tucson band Deathscene. Like a favorite song that gets stuck in your head and works its way into your heart, this newest work by contemporary artist J. Slim will play behind your eyes like your favorite LP until you wear out the needle behind your iris with joy. Please join us!

Art Spaces

{9} The Gallery
1229 Grand Ave 602-258-0959
DESCRIPTION: {9} will be participating with a solo show for Lauren Lee, there are large scope mural plans in progress as well. Further, we will be launching a new “original fine art” program especially designed to embrace the new collector. In this initiative there will be additional small works from {9} local artist.

Central United Methodist Church: Contemporary paintings by Jaswant Khalsa
1875 N. Central Avenue 602-359-2146
DESCRIPTION: Contemporary, figurative paintings by Jaswant Khalsa.  Celebrating the Light that shines through all.  Exhibited by Jaswant Khalsa. Under the portico along Palm Lane.  First Fridays 6-9 pm Sept – May.

The Clarendon Hotel & Spa
401 W. Clarendon Avenue, 602-252-7363
DESCRIPTION: The Clarendon Hotel and Spa hosts ARTELPHX, supports the Phoenix art community, features a historical reflection space (The Bolles Gallery) and rotational gallery (The Clarendon Gallery).
FIRST FRIDAY EXHIBITION: The Clarendon is pleased to present works from “CrossCurrent,” an Exhibit of Emerging Phoenix/Miami artists, on view April 3rd through April 29th. Join us this First Friday for an after party on The Clarendon SkyDeck from 10pm to midnight.

Frontal Lobe Community Space and Gallery
1301 Grand Avenue, Suite 2B, 602-391-4016
DESCRIPTION: Located in the historic 1946 Bragg’s Pie Factory building, this temporary venue hosts exhibits and events that focus on art, community, and history.
FIRST FRIDAY EXHIBITION: Calaca, in collaboration with the Cuervo Studios and Bragg’s Pie Factory (Frontal Lobe Community Gallery), invite you to “WallBound,” a contemporary perspective on the historical movement of chicano and indigenous muralism in Arizona. The exhibition will showcase a contemporary perspective on the historical movement of Chicano and Indigenous muralism in Arizona. It will highlight some of the artists that have worked in Arizona since the 1970’s to present, and show some samples of their work and process. Through the exhibition, we hope to instill to the community a necessary need in developing or furthering historical contexts for artists at state and national levels. Artists include Alfred Quiroz, Cristina Cardenas, Jim Covarrubias, Martin Moreno, Valerie Aranda, Alex Garza, Angel Diaz, Joseph Perez (Sentrock) Zarco Guerrero, and Francisco Garcia.

Gallery La Melgosa
1023 NW Grand Ave, 602-687-0313
DESCRIPTION: A space providing an ever changing, eclectic blend of and wonder to all.

Garfield Galleria
316 W. McDowell, 602-349-3049
DESCRIPTION: With 14 independent art spaces all under the same roof this is a stop you won’t want to miss!

Hazel & Violet
724 N. 4th St, 480-544-2162
DESCRIPTION: A working letterpress studio and paper-oriented art space in downtown Phoenix.



Hotel Palomar Phoenix | CityScape
Two E. Jefferson Street, 602-253-6633
DESCRIPTION: To enhance Hotel Palomar Phoenix’s “Live Like A Local” program and the hotel’s theme of “Art in Motion”, Hotel Palomar Phoenix feature works of art from local as well as international artist’ s on a rotating basis.

Kooky Crafts
1500 Grand Avenue, 602-391-4016
DESCRIPTION: This one-of-a-kind shop specializes in queer, quirky, fun and fabulous handmade arts and crafts by locals. Also a special selection of vintage craft supplies. Imagine Martha Stewart on acid!
FIRST FRIDAY EXHIBITION: Located next to the infamous Bikini Lounge and now “The Winnie”, and of course The Trunk Space, this non-traditional craft shop specializes in hand made items by local artists and crafters and has a limited, but unusual, selection of quality craft supplies.  Open only first and third Fridays and by appointment.

Kustumz Hairshop
1028 Grand Ave unit #1, 602-552-4484
DESCRIPTION: Private hair studio and art gallery.

MADE art boutique
922 N. Fifth St @ Roosevelt, 602-256-5233
DESCRIPTION: MADE art boutique specializes in handmade functional items by artists including ceramics, jewelry, woodwork, and clothing.

Missconstrued Boutique & Gallery
912 N. 5th Street, 602.930.6636
DESCRIPTION: Missconstrued Boutique and Gallery is the leader of alternative art culture and fashion. Featuring the work of 50+ local artists, musicians and designers and home to the Hair or Dye salon, pushing the trends with their unique pin up styling and vibrant alternative color techniques!

Phoenix Art Museum
1625 N. Central Ave., 602-257-1222
DESCRIPTION: A vibrant destination for more than 50 years, Phoenix Art Museum presents world class art exhibitions, festivals, live performances, independent art films and educational programs that enlighten, entertain and stimulate.

Phoenix Center for the Arts
1202 N 3rd Street, 602-254-3100
DESCRIPTION: Phoenix Center for the Arts provides opportunities to participate in the visual and performing arts through quality programming.
FIRST FRIDAY EXHIBITION: Looking for the most amazing babysitters in town? For just $15, your mini Frida and junior Baryshnikov get three hours of fun, supervised art instruction plus tasty treats! This month’s activities feature dinosaur arts, in honor of National “Act Like A T-Rex” Day. Plus, the Teen Artist Guild (T.A.G.) will present a Teen Artist Showcase outside on the lawn! Meanwhile, you can unwind with drinks and enjoy food from Madrid Cuisine, or peruse our open studios and gallery show. This month, the gallery features “Unsettled Bodies,” where artists from all disciplines examine and analyze the human body in unsettling ways. This exhibit sought out intimate, highly-personal psychological portraiture to show us the beauty of our own imperfections. Special guests Cyphers will dance the night away in the courtyard. Free parking available!

4402 N. Central Ave., 602-321-2887
DESCRIPTION: 3carpileup @ LUX James Angel, David Dauncey, Randy Slack

Release the Fear @ GRACE CHAPEL
302 W. Monroe St., 602-818-6959
DESCRIPTION: Step back in time into a 1930s historic downtown Chapel and experience inspiration of a brighter tomorrow for Arizona’s Youth = www.release the

Revival Art Collective
335 W. McDowell Rd. #1, 602-254-1044
DESCRIPTION: Revival Art Collective is a cooperative enterprise focused on uniting artists and sharing art with the community.
FIRST FRIDAY EXHIBITION: Featuring the work of Ciera Duran and her “Drops of Color” series. Ciera works mainly with acrylic and oil paints.  She is inspired by the likes of Kenneth Noland and Jackson Pollack which has led her to experiment with acrylic pouring mediums.  She combines this technique of concentric circles with elephants because of their superstitious connection with long life and good luck.  Each piece is a bold statement of color and creativity.

Shade West @ Renaissance Phoenix Downtown Hotel
50 E Adams, 602-253-0669
DESCRIPTION: A non profit gallery space enhancing and protecting the arts, while educating the public about art, design, sustainabilty and contemporary culture.
FIRST FRIDAY EXHIBITION: Featuring “Elevation,” a slimmed down version of the show seen earlier this year at the MonOrchid.  The 2 person exhibition features painter Cyndy Carstens and sculptor Kevin Caron in a combined effort to explore how art making and art viewing can lift the human spirit.  This is the perfect place to begin, end, or relax in between Roosevelt and Grand Ave with a fantastic cocktail at the ICON Lounge.

Studios at Bentley Projects
215 E Grant St (In the Brown Building), 480-231-5209
DESCRIPTION: The Studios at Bentley Projects in the burgeoning, historic Warehouse District, feature six, distinct spaces with talented artists working in a range of media.

The Gallery @ the Artery
623 E. Indian School Road, 602-332-1849
DESCRIPTION: Pastels, paintings, photography, woodcuts, collage, jewelry, you will find all of this and more. A variety of styles and subjects equals an exciting place to visit.
FIRST FRIDAY EXHIBITION: ”Stop and Smell the Roses.” Phoenix native Brian Woloshin will show his photography. That butterfly, that flower, that reflection in the creek when the sun is just so…Brian asks us to stop and notice the little things that are so beautiful and so fleeting. That moment will  not exist again, so “stop and smell the roses”.

The Firehouse
1015 N. First street, 602-300-7575
DESCRIPTION: Colorful, rickety, urban, eclectic, bohemian, drafty, rooftop, laughter, firestage, ffnl, comedy on fire, Baddass, phoenix burn, thoughtcrime artspace in love, celebrates 13 years in this god-awful city

The Lab Pop-Up Gallery & 11th Monk3y Industries
1022 W Grand Avenue, 480-399-0492
DESCRIPTION: We are a creative workspace, retail shop and gallery

The Nash
110 E Roosevelt St, Ste 110, 602-795-0464
DESCRIPTION: The Nash is a vibrant education, performance, and art center. Live jazz performances and juried art shows draw thousands of visitors each month..
FIRST FRIDAY EXHIBITION: “Peel Me A Grape” features artists Lisa Galloway-Sprietsma, Jo Allebach, J.E. James, Jean M. Klein, Clarice McIlvaine, Maxine Miller, Marilyn Mitchell, Ila Ross, and Tom Taylor. FREE admission with live jazz: Jeremy Lappitt–alto sax, Mike Rocha–trumpet, Ryan Haines– trombone, Jacob Lauxman–guitar, Chris Peña–piano, Chris Finet– bass, Jonathan Starks–drums. Based in L.A., the Lappitt-Rocha Septet is comprised of the finest musicians, playing an eclectic blend of jazz standards.

Roosevelt Row A.R.T.S. Market
408 E. Roosevelt, 602-772-0083
DESCRIPTION: The A.R.T.S. Market is a curated fine art, handmade craft, vintage and culinary market during the First Friday Art Walk and Third Friday Gallery Night.

Walter Studios
834 N. 7th Ave, 602-421-1254
DESCRIPTION: An art and event space for exhibits, community gatherings, private parties, and a videography and photography studio.

Warehouse 1005
1005 N. 1st Street, 602-258-1481
DESCRIPTION: An art center that facilitates artists’ creative expression, provides art education to adults, quality art products for sale and enhances the Downtown Phoenix Art Scene.

What should go here Pop-up Park
1005 North 2nd Street, 602-770-5977

Yoga Styles
1023 Grand Ave:  La Melgosa, 602-312-5292
DESCRIPTION: Yoga Styles offers a line of unique, high quality products for the active (and passive) lifestyle.  Many items in our line easily transition from work out to night out.  Fun, funky clothing, jewelry, meditation and yoga props designed and created here in Phoenix!
FIRST FRIDAY EXHIBITION: Yoga Styles is proud to present the work of local artist Kristen Fagan.

Urban Southwest
1016 East Camelback Road, 602-686-8000
DESCRIPTION: We specialize in furnishings made from locally harvested recycled materials, with a rustic, modern, industrial, loft look. Products are designed and constructed in our small workshop on-site. Our artist studio gallery that provides one of a kind custom artwork and furnishings will also be open. We will be serving light refreshments.


6th Street Merchants
902 N. 6th Street, 602-714-5256
DESCRIPTION: 6th Street Merchants located in the heart of the Roosevelt Row Arts District are Annie Boomer Vintage, Cellar Door Vintage, GROWop Boutique, Nostra Style House and Roose Parlour & Spa.

Abloom Salon
1301 grand Ave, 602-258-1141
DESCRIPTION: This Holistic place of beauty, has a Raw Beauty Bar, an Herbal Tea Lounge and is an Art gallery

EDEN Gift and Home Boutique
1026 N 5th Street, 623-256-8236
DESCRIPTION: Homey, rustic chic, neighborhood gift and home boutique featuring art, candles, soap, jewelry, home decor and more. EDEN supports local people who create beautiful things.

nLIGHTn Healing Center
316 W. McDowell Rd. Suite: 104, 602-481-6359
DESCRIPTION: Retail Metaphysics. We offer Natural Healing Alternatives that include, Crystals, Minerals, Reiki, Massage Therapy, Custom Jewelry, Sacred Geometry, Meditation, and much more!

Olive Leaf Tea Company
906 W. Roosevelt rd, 480-232-1152
DESCRIPTION: The Olive Leaf Tea Company is an organic holistic Herbal Tea experience. We exclusively feature Arizona Painters, Illustrators, Musicians, and Organic Food Artisans.



Bliss / ReBar
901 N 4th Street, 602-795-1792
DESCRIPTION: Your neighborhood restaurant & bar serving daily lunch, happy hour, dinner, late night & weekend brunch; best downtown patio; daily drink specials; event space available

Carly’s Bistro
128 East Roosevelt, 602-262-2759
DESCRIPTION: A Casual and Affordable European Style Bistro, serving Southern European & Mediterranean offerings, Specializing in Sandwiches including Panini, Wraps, Gyros, and Grinders.

603 N. 5th Ave, 602-441-2697
DESCRIPTION: Set in a restored bungalow, Cibo sets the mood while revitalizing the downtown Roosevelt neighborhood.

Crescent Ballroom
308 N. 2nd Avenue, 602-716-2222
DESCRIPTION: Crescent Ballroom is a mid-sized venue with live music everyday. We are also a Lounge, open daily with full-bar and food service.

District American Kitchen and Wine Bar

320 N. Third Street 602-817-5400
DESCRIPTION: Featuring your favorite American comfort foods with a contemporary twist, showcasing artisan products, herbs from our garden, and sustainably farmed produce from local growers.

815 N. 2nd St., 602-867-2489
DESCRIPTION: Phoenix’s TRUE Indie Cinema Alternative and Beer & Wine Bar

Hard Rock Cafe
3 S. 2nd Street, Suite 117, 602-261-7625
DESCRIPTION: Music Memorabilia.  Dining.  Reverse Happy Hour.  Live Music.

Jobot Coffee & Diner
918 N 5th Street, 602-501-9076
DESCRIPTION: Coffee, Food, Art & Live Entertainment

Phoenix Public Market Cafe
14 e. peirce St, 602-253-2700
DESCRIPTION: Farm Fresh Market Cuisine

Red House Pub/Restaurant
1028 NW Grand Avenue, 602-258-0749
DESCRIPTION: Wine, Beer, Food, Music, Fun, and lots of ART

Short Leash Hotdogs & Sausage
110 E. Roosevelt St., 602-795-2193
DESCRIPTION: We are a Full service Restaunt and Bar featuring a Unique Twist on a Clasic Favorite.

The Lost Leaf
914 N 5th Street, 602-258-0014
DESCRIPTION: A 1920′s bungalow converted into a craft beer and wine bar, art gallery and live music venue.  Never a cover.  Artists never charged a commission.

The Vig Fillmore
606 N 4th ave, 602-254-2242
DESCRIPTION: Classic American, Contemporary Latin, Asian Fusion and More, coupled with fine craft beers, wine and cocktails, The Vig has something for you.

Treehouse Bakery
1348 W. Roosevelt St., 480-560-5233
DESCRIPTION: Vegan sweets and treats

Artists/Working Studios

(Studios are not typically open on First and Third Fridays. Please call for an appointment.)
CHill SPace Studio
1818 NW Grand Avenue, 602-435-1345
Description: CHill Original Artist Studio & Pirate Creative Space

731 NW Grand 602-796-6883
DESCRIPTION: Crystalline white geometry – fire tied – no weld – powder coated steel = A sculptural series created by Artist Peter Deise to be exhibited at the newly restored Stapley building on Grand ave in phoenix

Diane Silver
15 E. Jackson St. #207, 602-561-9989
DESCRIPTION: Diane Silver is a mixed media artist who uses language as an integral part of her artwork to explore issues of solitude and memory.

freebird studio
2809 North 7th Avenue 602-432-6324
DESCRIPTION: freebird studio is a personal expression of style – free from limitations

G. L. Parsel
538 E. Willeta, 602-254-2192
DESCRIPTION: A working studio brimming with paintings and sculpture

Goat Heart Studio: Bill Dambrova
1301 n Grand Ave #5 (Braggs’ Pie Factory Building), 602-561-3242
DESCRIPTION: Colorful visceral paintings drawings and sculptures that celebrate the miraculous events that take place within our bodies and our minds.

Highway Hotshop

922 North 6th Street (parking lot in the rear and along Roosevelt), 602-320-6071
DESCRIPTION: The Highway Hotshop is a fully functioning mobile glass studio with trained artisans demonstrating and instructing in the art of traditional blow glass.

Hjalmarson Art Pottery
45 West Lynwood 602-254-1222
DESCRIPTION: The studio, located in the Roosevelt Historic District, is the oldest working studio in central Phoenix. They create sculptural and functional art from clay.

Hugo’s Art
365 N. 4th Ave, 602-405-4684
DESCRIPTION: Chance to walk into the house of local mural artist and see his art.

Kay Grams
54 W. Edgemont Ave, 480-200-4044
DESCRIPTION: Found Object Assemblage and Collage

Linda Ingraham Jackson Street Studios
15 E. Jackson St., 602-821-8272
DESCRIPTION: Mixed Media Photography

Margaret Wright Photography
316 W. McDowell; Studio 200E, 602-828-7861
DESCRIPTION: Digital Art and Photography;Abstract, Botanical, Landscape; Custom sizes & special orders welcome

Matti Baine’s Studio
905 W. Roosevelt
DESCRIPTION: Visit Matti’s studio. See original paintings and prints of old world circus arts. Also see works in progress of ancient maps using walnut pigment.

Metropolitan Arts Institute
1700 N. 7th Ave, 602-258-9500
DESCRIPTION: Metro Arts is a 7-12th grade school centered around the arts.

Michael Marlowe Studio

15 E. Jackson St., 310-871-9630
DESCRIPTION: Working artist studio

Modern Metal Creative @ La Melgosa Gallery

1023 Grand Ave, 480-621-9342
DESCRIPTION: Modern Metal Creative manufactures Fine Art Paintings, steel and bronze sculpture to Modern Steel Furniture

Muse Gallery Boutique
1028 NW Grand Avenue, #2 (Orange Bungalow) 602-730-5169
DESCRIPTION: Muse Gallery Boutique is the artistic collective and working studio of Hard Sparkle, Revamped Retro, and Scissored Vixen/Marshmallow Pi. Visiting artists and trunk shows are regularly hosted.

Studio 6 @ the Artery
625 E. Indian School Road 602-332-1849
DESCRIPTION: Upstairs in the Artery are 6 studio spaces. Artists welcome visitors to see artwork in process. Park behind the building and join the relaxed conversation.
FIRST FRIDAY DESCRIPTION: “Painting From Life.” Laura Cohen Hogan and Ann Osgood will have their paintings from live models on display in their studio. Easy parking behind the Artery Building! Image: “Red Scarf” acrylic 16×22″ Ann Osgood

Studio 8 1301
Grand Avenue 602-738-2222
DESCRIPTION: Studio 8 is proud to present ModWed, a refreshing take on wedding imagery! Amazing photogrpahy coupled with fantastic films, this is an event no to miss!

2926 n. 29th st (in rear behind frontage building) 602-487-1848
DESCRIPTION: The ultimate raw warehouse space occupied by abstract artist Jayme Blue

The Lodge Art Studio
1231 NW Grand Ave., 602-405-7329
DESCRIPTION: Sometimes you don’t know what to do and sometimes you know EXACTLY what to do…visit The Lodge.

Wilson Contemporary Arts
2809 North 7th Avenue, 928-451-1846
DESCRIPTION: A contemporary arts studio focused on project designers and developers.

Yag’s Teeny Fun Shop (inside YAG art studio)
1301 Grand Avenue, #2C, 602-421-0108
DESCRIPTION: YAG Art Studio located in the Braggs Pie Factory Building (work space for artists Denise Yaghmourian and Jeff Bertoncino). This year we are excited about the opening of Yag’s Teeny Fun Shop. The shop will feature fun, fabric and felt handmade items made by Yag and friends. Crafty Kids come by and have some fun!