Creative Happenings in Phoenix: May 28 to June 3

Sunday | May 28, 2017


Free Summer Sunday in May

11 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Escape the heat of summer and join us again for this annual series to enjoy free performances, artist demonstrations and more, every fourth Sunday of the summer. General admission* to the museum’s galleries is free all day, so gather the whole family and come to the Heard Museum for cool fun that kids of all ages will enjoy.

Free performances, artist demonstrations, family activities and more! Admission to the museum’s galleries is free from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m.*

Where: Heard Museum, 2301 N Central Ave
Cost: FREE

Facebook Event Link

Wednesday | May 31, 2017


May Meet Up

5:30 – 8 p.m.

Join APA for our next FREE Meet Up at Foosia Asia Fresh. Our guest speaker will be colorist Nichole Kizer, who'll give us a preview of what attendees will learn about at our Post Production Workshop in June.

Niki Kizer is an award-winning editor, animator, and colorist who has been working professionally in the Phoenix area for over a decade. She contributes her talent and skills on projects ranging from local and national television commercials, to corporate videos, and full- length feature films. Niki employs a wide skill set from concepts through completion.

Where: Foosia, 13610 N Scottsdale Rd Ste 1
Cost: FREE

Facebook Event Link

Thursday | June 1, 2017


Summer Reading Kickoff at Ocotillo Library

12 – 3 p.m.

Join us for Summer Reading Kick-Off events at Ocotillo Library & Workforce Literacy Center

Noon: Summer Lunch Buddies
1:00 p.m.: A fun Drop-In Creation Station
2:00 p.m.: James Reid the Juggler: Build a Better Brain with Juggling

Enjoy fun, snacks and juggling!

Where: Ocotillo Branch Library, 102 W Southern Ave
Cost: FREE

Facebook Event Link

Friday | June 2, 2017


Cut + Paste PHX at Heard Museum

6 – 9 p.m.

Collage with us on First Friday, June 2 at Heard Museum from 6 to 9PM! All supplies will be provided and the event is free for everyone.

Don't miss the Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera exhibition. It's only $7!

Dedicated to the sensitive and accurate portrayal of Native arts and cultures, the Heard is an institution that successfully combines the stories of American Indian people from a personal perspective with the beauty of art.

Where: Heard Museum, 2301 N Central Ave
Cost: FREE

Facebook Event Link


Featured Artist: Matthew Hurley

6 – 9 p.m.

Revival Art Collective is proud to showcase the artwork of Matthew Hurley.

Please join us for a free reception to honor the artist on June 2nd, 2017, from 6-9PM only at RAC.

Where: Revival Art Collective, 335 W McDowell Rd
Cost: Free

Facebook Event Link

First Friday at Phoenix Art Museum

First Friday at Phoenix Art Museum

6 p.m. – 10 p.m

Every First Friday, Phoenix Art Museum offers free general admission and discounted special exhibition admission* from 6 - 10PM.

Where: Phoenix Art Museum, 1625 N Central Ave
Cost: FREE

Facebook Event Link


First Friday - Art Opening

6 – 10 p.m.

Join Free Arts as it opens its exhibit at First Studio. Explore our newest exhibits that are created by children participating in our Free Arts Professional Artist Series, where a professional artist with the help of Free Arts volunteers, teaches children in foster care group homes and homeless shelters artistic skills.

Expect to see and hear Free Arts participants talk about their experiences in our programs.

Light hors d'oeuvres and wine will be provided.

Where: First Studio, 631 N 1st Ave
Cost: FREE

Facebook Event Link

Saturday | June 3, 2017


Fundamentals of Cake Decorating

9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Experience the excitement of creating a special cake or dessert for that special occasion. The best way to do this is to start with the basics. These basic skills are taught step by step with practice time in class and encouragement for practice at home.

In this course you will make buttercream frosting, frost and fill a cake, and make impressive decorations such as drop flowers, rosettes, shells, stars and more. You will see just how easy and rewarding it is to decorate wonderful cakes and other desserts that will delight your family and friends.

All supplies for this class are furnished along with a basic kit just for you. This class starts promptly at 9:00 a.m. and ends at 3:30 p.m. with a 30 minute break for lunch.

Where: AZ Cake Shoppe, 4601 E Carolina Dr
Cost: $100

Ticket Page Link
Facebook Event Link