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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.

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UPCOMING SHOWS

Not all shows at the Mesa Arts Center are listed. For a complete list of shows, click HERE.

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.

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.

AMERICAN GIRL LIVE:
April 16 - April 20, 2019 - This new 90-minute musical celebrates girl power. Presented by the Mesa Arts Center as part of the Performing Live Series. A great show for kids and teens.

JAKE SHIMABUKURO:
May 2, 2019 - Jake has taken the small but powerful instrument of the ukelele and created and evening of jazz, pop and funk music. His fingering style is fast and unique, and he will play both traditional Hawaiian music as well as other genres.

WWW.MESAARTSCENTER.COMOne E. Main Street, Mesa AZ, 85201
Phone: (480) 644-6500
Hours: Mon-Fri 10am-7pm, Sat 10am-5pm, Sun 12-4pm

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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.

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MESA ARTS CENTER MISSION STATEMENT

"The Mesa Arts Center mission is to inspire people through engaging arts experiences that are diverse, accessible, and relevant."
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