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We looked forward to our visit but found an almost completely empty space! Other than three rather crudely executed paintings in the reception area, an exhibition of ceramics in one room, there was nothing else besides a couple of amateurish weird displays. The architecture was...More
Great museum, exhibits rotate, nice architect, staff are knowledgeable so ask questions, make sure you get your parking validated as those parking tickets are $$$. Check out the museum's calendar for free activities
We had higher expectations of this museum, based on friends' recommendations. It was disappointing, although we could understand why. It is curated by students-in-training. (That is why we rated it average, rather than poor.) It had the air of a non-professional facility. The exhibit we...More
A political based show on South America
bombed for us
The Viola Frey sculpture show saved the day.
She loved flea markets and the work had a sort of bawdy free wheeling style to it.
Exuberant paint and bigger than life figures
Do get your...More
As a former graduate of ASU, I'd actually never been to the Art Museum. I visited over winter break with family. It's free to enter & there is a small parking lot where you can also park for free (have to check in at the...More
I was in Tempe for an educational unconference. ASU was the host but the main activities were out at Scottsdale rather than on the main campus in Tempe. I had a bit of spare time and found myself looking up old colleagues at the University,...More
The ASU Art Museum is a dynamic museum which provides not only a permanent gallery and pottery collection, but ever-changing exhibits reflecting current artists, political events, reflections on past artists, etc. I make a point of coming to this museum multiple times a year and...More
There was a young docent , that told me all about the Art that was being displayed ....a show about the wall
One painting had a blue car being sucked up by a UFO
One huge oil, that had been painted over 100$ bills (not...More
This is an extraordinary place, with the building having many stairs and modern garden of cacti and arid plants in big planters. Museum pieces are quite different from other museums esp regarding perspective, light-shadows and sound.