This evening’s special Third Friday sets the stage for “one of the most important events on Phoenix’s calendar,” Art Detour 29! This event spans the various Phoenix art districts and features a host of activities including installations, live art, music, studio visits, interactivity and so much more. Be sure to scope out these great artists and venues tonight and then check out the many other events on tap for this art-filled weekend in downtown Phoenix. Visit Artlink’s website for more information.
Make history with the FOUND:RE Phoenix and three of Phoenix’s premier artists, Gennaro Garcia, Joe Ray and Frank Ybarra as they continue their inspired exploration of the U.S./Mexico border and the forces driving our decisions today. Mixed with a few drinks, some live painting and tandem DJ’s, this should make for a night to remember, “… full of fun and color.” Located at 1100 N Central Ave, doors open from 6 p.m. – late night. Check it out here.
No Paint Required
Visit the Coe House and experience an exhibit featuring seven artists working in an array of mediums, but all of whom do not use paint. Artists such as Andrew King and Constance McBride will showcase their unique techniques and beautiful craftsmanship in a celebration of diversity and artisanal pursuit. Doors open from 6-9 p.m., located at 365 N 4th Ave. Coe House also happens to be the home of DPJ, so we invite our readers to stop by and say hello!
Sub – Current
“A street and subway story” features the artwork of Al Diaz, co-founder with Jean-Michel Basquiat of SAMO© and Robert Gentile, co-founder of ArtHaus, as they surface their new bodies of work to inspire a conversation about “todays ongoing cultural environment,” straight outta the streets of NYC. Doors from 6-10 p.m., located at 1501 Grand Ave. Find more info here.
Swing through the A.E. England Building and behold a visual transformation of a structure into a glowing canvas of visual effects, auditory exploration and interactivity that can only be fully experienced after the sun has set. Doors will be open from 6-10 p.m. and the location is at 424 N Central. Learn more about the installation here.
Meet the artist and peruse the art as you bask in a hand-selected exhibit of the weird sciences of nature from artist Lee Davis. Davis has hit the art scene hard and fast with a host of iconic bodies of work that ensnare the senses and inspire the mind. Don’t miss this chance to see his work in a business setting and meet the man. Open from 6-10 p.m., located in Public Image at 333 E. Roosevelt. More info here.