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Arizona State University Art Museum

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Address: Mill Avenue and 10th Street, Tempe, AZ 85287
Phone Number: 480-965-5254
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11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Tue 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wed - Sat 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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The best art museum in the Phoenix area

This is an intelligent, well curated gallery, absolutely the best in the Phoenix area - it should be promoting itself better. It also should make more of its proximity to the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 3, 2014
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

This museum is run by students and they are very helpful to explain the different works of Art. The main objects are from cheramic, fiber and wood and the standard of the works is high.

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Sussex, England
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 228 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

This is an intelligent, well curated gallery, absolutely the best in the Phoenix area - it should be promoting itself better. It also should make more of its proximity to the Frank Lloyd Wright buildings just behind it. Fabulous exhibition this time arising from the Japanese internment in WW2.

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

I think the architecture style is called "brutalism". Heavy, ugly, confusing and intimidating. Where a building should say "welcome", this one says "get lost". But don't. Find your way in and have a look around. The modern art is almost all of a ceramic or sculptural style but with many creative uses of different materials. Be sure to visit the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

The main museum was designed by a well-known Southwestern architect but this is not one of his successes. Half the building is made up of wide staircases leaving little room for the galleries. Visiting the ceramics museum across the street is a much better experience.

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Ogden, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2013

some very unique pieces. Great place to explore, and there are artists I now want to research. Great small shop for gifts.

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Coconut Creek, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2013

Today,I visited this art museum that emphasizes ceramic art work.I saw very few paintings in this art museum.I saw excellent ceramic creations by such artists as,Robert Arneson,Karel Appel,Wayne Higby,Jack Earl,Noi Volkov("Greece,Dali,and Magritte"-my favorite one at this art museum),and Viola Frey..I saw fine paintings by Roy de Forest,Karel Appel,and Celestin Faustin("Garden of Eden").The ceramic works are housed in 2 separate buildings.... More 

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Cleveland, OH
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2013

We were in from out of town, the museum is in a "art center" with the Heard museum in close proximity and the the Ceramic Museum across the street. It worth visiting to see all three..

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Phoenix, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

I graduated from ASU 50 years ago. I've once in a great while tripped around the outer edges of the campus but needless to say, it ain't familar territory for a student of the 1950's-60's. I noticed in the local paper that there is a special showing of Margaret Tafoya (a Santa Clara NM pottery legend) on display at the... More 

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Mesa, AZ
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2013

Since my husband of 42 years still doesn't have a clue what to get me for Christmas, I've brought him to the museum's gift shop a couple of times because I know I'll find something unusual to fall in love with. We'll usually take in at least one exhibit area, and I've found all to be quite well curated. Donations... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2012

It was OK. Not great, not bad. We stopped by while my son was getting acquainted with the ASU campus.

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Additional Information about Arizona State University Art Museum

Address: Address: Mill Avenue and 10th Street, Tempe, AZ 85287
Phone Number: 480-965-5254
Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Tempe
Open Hours:
Tuesday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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