Phoenix Art Galleries Walking Tour, Phoenix

Phoenix is rich with talented citizens that create cultural spots to attract artists and art lovers and to display their own creativity and imagination. Here you will find the list of most interesting contemporary art venues in Phoenix.
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Phoenix Art Galleries Walking Tour Map

Guide Name: Phoenix Art Galleries Walking Tour
Guide Location: USA » Phoenix (See other walking tours in Phoenix)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 5
Travel Distance: 0.2 km
Author: IreneB
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Modified Arts Gallery

1) Modified Arts Gallery

Modified Arts is an incredible art gallery and music venue located on Roosevelt Row in Phoenix. It was opened in 1999 by Kim Larkin and Adam Murray and throughout its existence it was transformed into a very popular and appreciated place to visit on one's free time. The gallery includes exhibits of national and international artists trying to promote their photographs, paintings and sculptures. Live performances of jazz, contemporary and other music bands and singers often entertain patrons of Modified Arts. The opening hours of the gallery are Thursday - Saturday: 12 am - 6 pm, first Friday of the month: 6 pm - 9 pm, and by appointment at 602.462.5516.
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Eye Lounge

2) Eye Lounge

Eye Lounge is a contemporary art space founded in 1999 and transferred to its peresent location in 2001. The gallery was listed as part of the "Best underground art scene". Every month they offer a new collection by the city's leading artists and every third Friday of the month it is possible to meet and communicate with them in an intimate friendly setting. The Eye Lounge is open Fridays from 5 to 9 pm, Saturdays from 1 to 5 pm and by appointment.
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Made Art Boutique

3) Made Art Boutique

Made Art Boutique houses a constantly changing collection of creative objects, jewelery, gifts, books and other art masterpieces made by more than 100 local artists. All the objects presented are one-of-a-kind. You can visit this hub of art objects Tuesday to Thursday from noon till 7 pm, Fridays from noon till 9 pm, Saturdays 11 am till 5 pm and Sundays 10 am till 2 pm.
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Five 15

4) Five 15

Five 15 is a popular art gallery located on the famous Roosevelt Row in Phoenix. Visitors will be able to admire photographs, paintings and sculptures created by the most talented visual artists in Arizona. The gallery is usually featured in regional and national newspapers and magazines due to the impressive exhibitions organized here. Five 15 is open the first and the third Friday of the month - 5 pm - 9 pm, Saturdays - 1 pm - 5 pm, as well as by appointment. Reservations can be made at 602.256.0150.
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Perihelion Arts

5) Perihelion Arts

As its mission, Perihelion Arts has chosen to inspire and move the viewer. Here you will find Surreal art, Pop Surrealism, Folk, Lowbrow and more. It also houses author-related events and music performances. You can visit Perihelion Arts Wednesday through Saturday from noon till 5 pm, and every first and third Friday of the month from 6 till 10 pm, by appointment and for special events.

Walking Tours in Phoenix, Arizona

Create Your Own Walk in Phoenix

Create Your Own Walk in Phoenix

Creating your own self-guided walk in Phoenix is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
City Orientation Walk

City Orientation Walk

Arizona's capital Phoenix is a sprawling metropolis often commonly referred to as the Valley of the Sun due to the abundance of sunny days and warm temperatures. Other than the multitude of high-end spa resorts and golf courses, for which the city is particularly renowned, Phoenix also meets guests with a great deal of cultural and historic attractions. To see what they are, check out this orientation walk and make the best of your time in Phoenix.

Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.5 km
Phoenix Museum Tour

Phoenix Museum Tour

Phoenix is the biggest city in the state of Arizona. The downtown area is the cultural heart of Greater Phoenix that offers you insight into Phoenix's history and development. Have a stroll through one the best museums in Phoenix and discover how the city grew and flourished in the middle of the desert.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.7 km
Phoenix North Central Avenue Walk

Phoenix North Central Avenue Walk

North Central Avenue boasts some really fabulous spots! The Phoenix Art district possesses such jewels as Native American Heard Museum, Trolley and Art Museums, the colonial-styled Trinity Cathedral, also enjoying the modern aesthetics of the Burton Barr Central Library and the freshness of Margaret T. Hance Park. The walk is worthwhile!

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.0 km
Roosevelt Row Art Walk in Phoenix

Roosevelt Row Art Walk in Phoenix

Phoenix is a city very proud of its numerous art galleries and other similar organizations, especially those located on Roosevelt Row and its surroundings. The place has an incredibly big concentration of venues where visitors can admire the most diverse styles of paintings, sculptures, photographs and other visual art directions, often accompanied by live music performances. The galleries in Phoenix expose mostly the creations of artists from the region so that the visitors will be able to contemplate and admire the talents of Arizona. Take the present guide to enrich your inner knowledge and enlarge your artistic diapason by visiting the galleries on Roosevelt Row and the surrounding area.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.6 km
Phoenix Nightlife Tour

Phoenix Nightlife Tour

The downtown area of Phoenix is the place with a big concentration of nightclubs, pubs and bars. Visitors with any preferences will find a perfect place to spend the night in the city, be they goths, rock fans, latin music lovers, as well as people who prefer traditional British and Irish pubs. All the attractions are located in walking distance from each other. Take the present guided tour to enjoy the evening in the best venues in downtown Phoenix.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.3 km
Phoenix Downtown Landmarks

Phoenix Downtown Landmarks

The downtown area of Phoenix is loaded with impressive constructions, each of them proof of the city's grandness. The present guide introduces both old and new, modest and big landmarks; each of them represents Phoenix's spirit and style. Take the present guided tour to admire the famous Phoenix venues that others see only through pictures.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.8 km

Tips for Exploring City on Foot at Your Own Pace

Whether you are in Phoenix for a quick stopover or have a few days to see the city in more detail, exploring it on foot, at your own pace, is definitely the way to go. Here are some tips for you to save money, see the best Phoenix has to offer, take good care of your feet while walking, and keep your mobile device – your ultimate "work horse" on this trip - well fed and safe.

Taking Care of Your Feet


To ensure ultimate satisfaction from a day of walking around the city as big as Phoenix, it is imperative to take good care of your feet so as to avoid unpleasant things like blisters, cold or overheated soles, itchy, irritated or otherwise damaged (cracked) skin, etc. Luckily, these days there is no shortage of remedies to address (and, ideally, to prevent) these and other potential problems with feet. Among them: Compression Socks, Rechargeable Battery-Powered Thermo Socks for Cold Weather, Foot Repair Cream, Deodorant Powder, Shoes UV Sterilizer, and many more that you may wish to find a place in your travel kit for.

Travel Gadgets for Your Mobile Device


Your mobile phone or tablet will be your work horse on a self-guided walk. They offer tour map, guide you from one attraction to another, and provide informative background for the sights you wish to visit. Therefore it is absolutely essential to plan against unexpected power outages in the wrong place at the wrong time, much as to ensure the safety of your device.

For these and other contingencies, here's the list of useful appliances: Portable Charger/External Battery Pack, Worldwide Travel Charger Adapter, Power Converter for International Travel Adapter, and Mobile Device Leash.