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Tempe utilizes several unique public spaces to showcase numerous exhibitions featuring professional and student artists. The Tempe Cultural Services Division develops and manages the city’s visual and performing art programs and services. The division is part of the Community Services Department which is dedicated to serving the public and improving the quality of life for residents.

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Telephone: 480-350-2867
About the Community Galleries
2014 TCA Biennial Copper Call for Work

Gallery at TCA
American POP: Comic Books to Science Fiction
Jan. 17-June 8

U.S. Post Office
VISIONS: Exposure - Here and Now
Dec. 13-April 16
About the exhibition

Tempe Youth Library
New Translations
Dec. 12-April 23
About the exhibition

Connections Cafe 
Alter Egos 
Dec. 13-April 16 
About the exhibition

Cafe Confessions
April 18-Aug. 6
About the exhibition

Gallery exhibitions are supported by the Arizona Commission on the Arts with funding from the State of Arizona and the National Endowment for the Arts.

About the Galleries

Library Galleries
Tempe Public Library
3500 S. Rural Road
Galleries at the Tempe Public Library, provide art encounters that broaden the mind, relate to multiple age groups and create interest in a variety of fields and subjects. Exhibitions are meant to inspire thought, enjoyment and discussion.

Past exhibitions

Youth Library, Connections Café
10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday
10 a.m. to 8 p.m., Tuesday-Thursday
10:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday-Saturday
Noon to 5 p.m., Sunday
(Closed on city-observed holidays)

Second Floor Gallery
8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday
(Closed on city-observed holidays)

United States Post Office windows
500 S. Mill Ave. (5th Street and Mill Avenue)
This space, located in the heart of downtown Tempe, highlights local artists working in a variety of media and themes. Special emphasis is placed on work that is fun, eye catching and unusual. Artwork appears in the windows on the north and east side of the building.

Past exhibitions

Visible from the street 24-hours-a-day; 7-days-a-week

The city of Tempe has supported several exhibitions in other facilities and locations. Information

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