Important Update:

Rural Road between Apache Boulevard and Broadway Road will be closed in both directions from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday, April 20 for Union Pacific Railroad work, info here.

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Featured Exhibit

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Walking Mill Avenue

Exhibit opens Tues. May 14, 2019 and 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, opening on May 14.

An opening night celebration for the exhibit will take place on Tuesday, May 14 at 6:30 p.m. Admission is free. 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.

Art 7 2019

Tempe Union High School District Student Art Show

Feb. 20 through April 20

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Ravenna Cheek (McClintock)

 For more than 47 years, the city of Tempe and Tempe Union High School District have joined together for an exhibition and celebration of visual art from the local high schools.

Participating Schools:

Compadre Academy

Corona del Sol

Desert Vista

Marcos de Niza


Mountain Pointe


Exhibit runs through April 20, 2019

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