MESA ARTS CENTER
The Mesa Arts Center is truly a world-class arts facility. With 100's of performances, almost 1,000 performing and visual arts classes offered, over 15 exhibitions in the contemporary art museum and so much more each year going on, there is never a dull moment at this award-winning center. Attend one of 4 free community festivals that happen each year, or check out their free lunchtime concert series in the fall and spring. The complex itself is full of delights such as sunken courtyards, outdoor gardens, and water features, as well as four theaters ranging in size from 99 seats to over 1,500 seats. The Mesa Arts Center is the largest of its kind in the state and is worth a visit any time of the year.
CARNIVAL OF ILLUSION:
Ongoing - All aboard for Magic, Mystery and Oooh La la! This charming duo will delight with sleight and bring the joy of illusion to you up close and personal.
OK GO - THE LIVE VIDEO TOUR:
December 14, 2018 - As entertainers continue to push the boundaries of what a show is, this band is no different. They will sync their music live onstage with their amazingly creative videos AND answer questions in-between.
BEN AND NOEL HAGGARD:
January 26, 2019 - Merle Haggard's sons continue in their father's footsteps and bring his legacy to life. The youngest son Ben was the lead guitarist for The Strangers, and he is joined by his older brother Noel on this tour.
A BOWIE CELEBRATION:
February 6, 2019 - Join alumni of David Bowie's band members over the years in a celebration of David Bowie's music. World class vocalists and key musicians will play a wide selection of Bowie songs.
JOSHUA BELL VIOLIN, WITH SAM HAYWOOD PIANO:
February 14, 2019 - Joshua has more than 30 years under his belt as a violin soloist, as well as conductor and chamber musician. The recipient of too many awards to even mention, he is one of the world's top violinists today.
ALVIN AILEY AMERICAN DANCE THEATER:
March 29 - March 30, 2019 - With their groundbreaking performance in 1958 led by Alvin Ailey, this dance troupe has gone on to wow the nation, and the world with their modern dance.
WWW.MESAARTSCENTER.COMOne E. Main Street, Mesa AZ, 85201
Phone: (480) 644-6500
Hours: Mon-Fri 10am-7pm, Sat 10am-5pm, Sun 12-4pm
HIGHLIGHTS AT THE MESA ARTS CENTER INCLUDE:
CLASSES - Classes include the following subjects: Ceramics, Drawing, Painting, Printmaking, Glass, Jewelry and Metals, Movement, Music, Photography, Sculpture, and Theater
MESA CONTEMPORARY ARTS MUSEUM - The Mesa Arts Center has five galleries that show both juried and curated exhibitions throughout the year.
ENGAGEMENT OFFICE - Designed to help communities, schools and non-profits find ways to engage with Mesa Arts Center programs for free.
JAZZ FROM A TO Z - This program highlighting jazz contains such elements as jazz clinics, educator workshops and jazz for young people.
EATS + ARTS - Use your ticket sub or online ticket to get discounts with the Mesa Arts Center restaurant partners, in the local Mesa area.
MESA ARTS CENTER MISSION STATEMENT
"The Mesa Arts Center mission is to inspire people through engaging arts experiences that are diverse, accessible, and relevant."