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Walking Mill Avenue

Exhibit runs through March 29, 2020.

New museum exhibit showcases unique history of Mill Avenue

Saloons of the 1890s equipped with horse-parking, Gila monster hotel fights and parades that embraced diversity long before Tempe was a city or Arizona a state. Discover these stories and many more at Tempe History Museum’s new feature exhibit, Walking Mill Avenue.

The Tempe History Museum is located at 809 E. Southern Ave. 

Main Exhibit Gallery

The main exhibition hall, entitled, Tempe: Distinct, Diverse, Dynamic, is the heart of the Tempe History Museum. Here the story of Tempe is told interactively through a variety of media and displays. The exhibition explores the history of Tempe using a thematic approach focusing on four topics: Surviving in the Desert, Building Our Community, Living Together and College Town.


Community Room Gallery

The Community Room hosts temporary art exhibits around its perimeter.



Feb. 26 through April 20

47th Annual Tempe Union High School District ART 7 Exhibit

For the past 47 years, the city of Tempe and the Tempe Union High School District have joined together for an exhibition of visual art from the high schools in the Tempe District. This year, more than one hundred students are participating in the exhibition, which includes a variety of media including photography, painting, drawing, digital art and ceramics. More than 3,000 Tempe students participate in fine art classes throughout the district. This annual exhibition gives audiences a sampling of some of those talented students.

Participating Schools:


Corona del Sol

Desert Vista

Marcos de Niza


Mountain Pointe




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