Monday, August 18, 2008

Phoenix Art Museum

The Phoenix Art Museum’s roots go back as far as 1912 when the Phoenix Women’s Club and the Arizona State Fair committee decided to start a fine arts program. The first permanent location was set up in 1936. The museum moved to its current location on Central Avenue in 1959. In 2006, the museum went through a major expansion that more than doubled its size. The collection spans the centuries with works from around the globe. It’s one of my favorite places in Phoenix to spend a quiet afternoon.

The Phoenix Art Museum is another Phoenix Point of Pride. This photo is of the new entrance to the museum.

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