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Phoenix Art Museum

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Address: 1625 N. Central Ave., Phoenix, AZ 85004
Phone Number: 602-257-1222
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Description: One of the largest art museums in the Southwest, the museum houses a...
One of the largest art museums in the Southwest, the museum houses a permanent collection of some 16,000 works of art spanning the centuries and also includes a popular miniatures collection and a "Please Touch" children's gallery.
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Nice exhibits

Have been to the PAM a couple times now and have enjoyed the exhibits. Use a free culture pass from the library or go on first Friday when it is free.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

Have been to the PAM a couple times now and have enjoyed the exhibits. Use a free culture pass from the library or go on first Friday when it is free.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Large open rooms. The two special shows were very interesting. A photo show of one of a kind photos. Andy Warhol exhibit was displayed very well and showed well in the large open spaces. Also enjoyed the abstracts and contemp. Worth a stop but they are closed on Mondays and Tuesdays.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Although wanting to visit the Phoenix Art Museum since making Phoenix our new home, I was drawn to visit as not to miss an opportunity to experience the Andy Warhol Exhibit. That exhibit was not a letdown, neither was the Museum as a whole! I was amazed at the size and scope of the institution and its fabulous array of... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

This is a museum that lifts Phoenix out of the dusty 'also's, into the first ranks of art installations in this country. Kudos for curators and contributors.

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Tucson, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

Basically I came here to see the Warhol special exhibit but loved the open relaxing feel to this museum from the lobby all the way to the back and the upstairs contemporary art was amazing. Also wandered outside and thru to the cafe & the gift shop. It feels very spacious but I didn't go thru the whole museum as... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

The Phoenix Art Museum was a pleasant surprise. There was an Andy Warhol exhibit with a large display of his works. We spent the rest of the afternoon looking at all the other art works - ranging from early American artists to current day. There were also artifacts from other cultures like Indian and Chinese. This museum provided a nice... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

Works beautifully displayed in contemporary setting. We particularly enjoyed the Western American Art, which included some local artists. Lunch in the restaurant was good.

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Tucson, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

Explore the grounds with sculptures and fountains, and don't hesitate to ask the docents for explanations of pieces you don't understand.Be sure to see the "tree" and the fireflies on the second floor.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 via mobile

My husband, 5 month old daughter and I visited the Andy Warhol exhibition at the Phoenix art museum and were impressed with both the exhibit and the museum itself. We visited on a Wednesday after 3pm so took advantage of the half price rates ($8 as opposed to $16). There are many of his famous works in the exhibition and... More 

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New York City
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

This is a great visitor's museum and easy to navigate. One can travel at great speed and see so much. In NYC you could be spending 12 hours in the Islamic Gallery, here you get a taste of much availability much faster. It is a mini version of a major city museum. Describing the museum in a few words is... More 

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