How I Became an Artista > Diana Calderón

On Saturday, June 5 at 12:00 PM Calderón will virtually present a bookmaking workshop as part of How I Became an Artista. In the workshop, students will learn about the democratic medium of bookmaking inspired by Mexican codices and architecture. Stop by the Phoenix Art Museum on Friday, June 4, 4:00–7:00 PM to pick up […]

CALA Presenta > Charlas: Kathryn García

Join Executive Director and Curator Alana Hernandez and artist Kathryn García for a conversation on Zoom as part of CALA Presenta > Charlas, a series of conversations that highlight Contemporary U.S. Latinx and Latin American artists. The conversation series give viewers the opportunity to remotely visit artists’ studios and hear more about their practice. Featuring […]

CALA Presenta > Charlas: Esteban Cabeza de Baca

Join Executive Director and Curator Alana Hernandez and artist Esteban Cabeza de Baca for a conversation on Zoom as part of CALA Presenta > Charlas, a series of conversations that highlight Contemporary U.S. Latinx and Latin American artists. The conversation series give viewers the opportunity to remotely visit artists’ studios and hear more about their […]

Crossfade LAB Reunion

The ninth edition of Crossfade LAB will stage a special celebration and appreciation of all our previous Crossfade LAB artists, as well as a fundraising event. Featuring conversations and performances by Carla Morrison, Carolina Caycedo, Daniel Alarcon, Dolores Dorantes, Guillermo Galindo, Helado Negro, Julieta Venegas, Nao Bustamante, Natalie Diaz, Rafa Esparza, Rita Indiana, and Tania […]

First Friday Movement LAB: Agua

Join us this First Friday to move, dance and create in connection with Ana Maria Alvarez/CONTRA-TIEMPO’s newest work, AGUA FURIOSA, and in collaboration with Phoenix dancers Taimy Miranda and Joan Rodriguez (Havana/Phoenix). All ages and abilities are welcome. No background in dance or performance is required.  CONTRA-TIEMPO will be featured on the ASU Gammage Beyond series and present their […]

Community Movement Workshop with Ana Maria Alvarez from CONTRA-TIEMPO

Join Artistic Director and Choreographer of CONTRA-TIEMPO Urban Latin Dance Theater, Ana Maria Alvarez, for a movement workshop for dancers and non-dancers focusing on storytelling through the body. This event is free. Advance registration is required. Click More Info button to register. Ana Maria Alvarez and the dancers of Los Angeles based CONTRA-TIEMPO are a breath of fresh […]

Radio Healer: Re-imagined Indigenous Ceremonies

Join Phoenix, Arizona indigenous artist collective Radio Healer for an immersive performance on the back patio of Pueblo Grande Museum that uses tools, regalia, video, and sound to perform artworks that make the everyday familiar seem strange. Supported by an artist grant from the Arizona Commission on the Arts and building on over 10 years […]

Crossfade LAB with Rita Indiana and Calexico

Crossfade LAB welcomes Dominican-born writer, composer, and performance artist Rita Indiana and the Tucson, Arizona based band Calexico. Whether through music or literature, live performance or composition, the Caribbean or the U.S. Southwest, both artists have paid keen attention to issues of national tradition and the borders of identity, while delving into the roles of […]

Oasis: Art Installation by Ana Teresa Fernández

Ana Teresa Fernandez’s site-specific installation at the Rio Salado Habitat Restoration Area at 7th Avenue and lower Buckeye uses reflective materials to capture the desert landscape and create the illusion of water. The work grapples with Fernandez’s ongoing themes of beauty and destruction, human rights and land displacement as well as referencing the history of […]

Encounter: Better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all

Presented by ASU Art Museum. Supported by CALA Alliance and the Helme Prinzen Endowment. “Encounter: Better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all” is an installation and exhibition by interdisciplinary artist Alejandro Almanza Pereda that focuses on the still life. Pereda will display — upside down — several still life paintings […]