He‘e Nalu: The Art and Legacy of Hawaiian Surfing centers the culture of Kānaka Maoli, the Indigenous people of Hawaii.
What Makes a Good Arts District?
Along Phoenix’s Roosevelt Row, development has pushed out several art spaces during the last decade, resulting in a “manufactured” arts district.
Architected Futures and Reimagined Pasts
Merryn Omotayo Alaka and Sam Frésquez’s artistic collaborations center experiences of gender, queerness, and race.
ASU’s Top-Ranked MFA Includes a Three-Year Teaching Assistantship
At Arizona State University, we value how diversity and creative thinking advance research, and take responsibility for the public we serve.
A Brief History of the “I Voted” Sticker
Who designed the first sticker? And does anyone care about it anymore?
A New Holocaust Museum Is Coming to Arizona
The Center for Hope, Humanity, and Holocaust Education, inspired by artist Robert Sutz’s work, is slated to open in Phoenix in 2025.
Billboard Art in Phoenix Is Tackling Abortion Bans
The Grand Avenue Billboard Project enables artists like Karen Fiorito to publicly express their political views.
Arizona Zine Shop Counters Book Bans With Inclusive Offerings
“Pen and ink have revolutionized movements and culture and information sharing … they’re extremely necessary right now,” says Charissa Lucille, who runs Wasted Ink Zine Distro in Phoenix.
Artists Shine a Light on the History of Indian Boarding Schools
“Art has a place in helping people begin to understand the layers of this history,” says artist Randy Kemp.
Chef Silvana Salcido Esparza Blends Mexican Food, Art, and Culture
The chef’s Barrio Café in Metro Phoenix is home to the bold and the beautiful.
Playful, Poetic Approaches to Decolonizing the Museum
At this critical juncture, Maria Hupfield’s work is a much needed disruption, to hold institutions accountable and in doing so help them stay relevant.
Why Meow Wolf Coming to Phoenix Is Worrisome
While it is admirable that a group of artists has been able to be so monetarily successful, we have to ask: What is Meow Wolf doing for culture as a whole?