Arizona Fall Arts Roundup

Art Intersection GilbertIf you're looking for a cultural experience in Arizona this fall, you've got a lot of options to choose from thanks to the many arts organizations right here in our home state! No need to travel to see world-class theater performances, visual arts, musical numbers, and arts festivals. Here we list our roundup of arts happenings this fall. Grab your calendar and start planning:

Select your region: Tucson & Southern AZ | Northern & Greater AZ | Phoenix Metro Area


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Arizona Broadway Theatre Arizona Broadway Theatre kicks off their 10th season with The Producers!

Herberger Theater Center Herberger Theater Center's 2014-2015 season features a variety of popular and unique theater shows, including lunchtime theatre.

Valley Youth Theatre Don't miss VYT's rendition of The Lion, The Witch, and the Wardrobe this October!

ASU Gammage Gammage kicks off their season with the Tony award winning musical, Kinky Boots!

Arizona Theatre Company ATC opens their season with Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, the winner of the 2013 Tony Award for Best Play!

Theatre Artists Studio Theatre Artists Studio kicks off their 2014-2015 season with Baby With The Bathwater starting September 5!

Arizona Opera An electrifying season opens as Arizona Opera brings the world’s first mariachi opera to the stage.

National Comedy Theatre National Comedy Theatre is a high octane comedy show featuring the Valley's best improv comedians.

Murder Ink Productions Interactive mystery dinner shows at Fazzio's Catering the third Friday of every month.

Actor's Theatre Actor's Theatre kicks off their season this fall with Seminar, a provocative comedy from Pulitzer Prize nominee Theresa Rebeck, where the wordplay is not the only thing that turns vicious!

Copperstar Repertory Co. Catch their season opener of The Adams Family this October!

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Herberger Theater Center Catch "The Bad and the Beautiful" this October at Herberger Theater Center.

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The Musical Instrument Museum The World's only global musical instrument museum hosts a variety of shows, concerts, and exhibits throughout the fall.

The Phoenix Symphony Celebrate a new chapter in the history of The Phoenix Symphony as Maestro Tito Muñoz makes his debut as The Phoenix Symphony’s eleventh Virginia G. Piper Music Director.

Crescent Ballroom The Crescent Ballroom is a great venue in the heart of downtown Phoenix where you can catch some of the best local and national acts.

The Nash Catch some of the best live jazz in town at The Nash!

Last Exit Live Last Exit Live is an intimate live music venue located in the Historical Warehouse District of Downtown Phoenix.

MIMFest Global Music Festival Join the Musical Instrument Museum for its inaugural music festival on October 18-19!

The Pressroom A premier event venue in the downtown Phoenix historic warehouse district hosting local and national music acts!

MusicaNova Orchestra Since 2003, MusicaNova's concerts have featured thrilling music played with the utmost virtuosity and unrivaled interpretation.

Desert Botanical Garden's Music in the Garden DGB's fall concert series features many local musical acts including the Bad Cactus Brass Band and The Sugar Thieves!

Mill Ave Chamber Players Catch this chamber music ensemble performing around the Valley this fall!

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ArtelPHX The world's largest independent hotel art installation, September 25 - 27.

First Fridays Artwalk Artlink hosts one of the largest art walks in the country, every first Friday in downtown Phoenix.

ArtFest of Scottsdale The annual ArtFest of Scottsdale is one of the valley's most popular holiday traditions. Downtown Scottsdale features 180 artists from across the country where you can find that one of a kind gift just in time for the holidays, November 22-23.

Artisan Markets A community that has just about everything: waterfront views, interesting people, local shopping, works of art, live music, and things for the kids to do. Thursdays and Sundays, October through May.

Phoenix Center for the Arts The Phoenix Center for the Arts hosts a variety of exhibitions and classes covering every type of art!

West Valley Arts Council Engage with art in the West Valley with the West Valley Arts Council's series of fall events!

WHAM Art Walk WHAM plans to hold the "ArtWalk on Dysart" on the last Saturday of every month from 10:00am to 3:00pm.  Admission is FREE!

ASU Art Museum Bring the whole family for the ASU Art Museum's Family Fun Days on the first Saturday of the month!

Herberger Theater's Festival of the Arts On November 1, the fifth annual Herberger Theater Festival of the Arts celebrates the arts in downtown Phoenix featuring performances, dance, food, visual art, live music, children’s activities, film shorts, pet adoptions, tequila tasting and more.

Phoenix Art Museum Drop by the Phoenix Art Museum to catch any of their fall exhibits, including Paolo Bruscky, Sacred Stories and Images of the Buddha, Fashioned in America, and more.

Tucson & Southern AZ

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UA Presents UA Presents brings The Tempest and Wuthering Heights to the Pima Community College Center for the Arts.

Arizona Theatre Company ATC opens their season with Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, the winner of the 2013 Tony Award for Best Play!

Arizona Opera An electrifying season opens as Arizona Opera brings the world’s first mariachi opera to the stage.

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UA Presents UA Presents kicks off their 2014-2015 season with a series of dance performances.

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Jazz Legends LIVE! Jazz Legends has brought world-known musicians from around the country to Tucson for more than a decade.

Oro Valley Musical Magic for Kids On the first Saturday of every month, children can enjoy interactive performances through the two-part series Just for Kids and Musical Magic for Kids.

UA Presents UA Presents brings a variety of musical performers from across the globe to perform in Tucson.

What's Up Downtown Casa Grande Every 4th Friday, enjoy music and dancing with LIVE! In the Alley!

Fox Tucson Theatre This Fall, Fox Tucson Theatre brings many great musical acts to their stage, including ASIA, Lee Ann Womack, Ray LaMontagne, and more.

Tucson Symphony Orchestra TSO kicks off their season this fall with pieces from some of the essential America's classical composers, including Copland, Gershwin, and Bernstein.

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Bisbee After 5 More than 30 galleries and shops keep their doors open until 8pm on the 2nd Saturday of every month, offering special discounts, refreshments and entertainment!

Four Corners Festival Sure to become a signature event in Southern Arizona, the Four Corners Festival introduces all ages to the diversity of arts that exist in a newly emerging section of Tucson, November 15 - 16.

Many Hands Artists Cooperative Head to Many Hands Artists Cooperative every 3rd Saturday for a special art fair, including Oktoberfest in October!

Tucson Museum of Art The first Sunday of every month, TMA offers a free family program that is designed to introduce children to the varied world of art!

Jewish History Museum Don't miss their Temple of Shadows photography exhibit this fall!

Local Art Galleries Click here to catch the latest exhibit at your local art gallery!

Northern & Greater AZ

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Flagstaff Arts Council Concerts Music is better up here. The Arts Council hosts concerts in three different venues in Flagstaff. Our primary space is the intimate theatre space at the Coconino Center for the Arts, where music comes to life.

Cottonwood Old Town Center for the Arts The Old Town Center for the Arts is the best theater for live music and entertainment in the Verde Valley, Northern Arizona.

Chris Jamison Music Local singer-songwriter Chris Jamison will be touring some of northern Arizona's favorite performance venues and tasting rooms.

Main Stage Theater Main Stage is a premier music venue and night club which sits in the heart of Arizona’s Verde Valley.

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Flagstaff Arts Council Exhibitions The Flagstaff Arts Council hosts and promotes a series of exhibitions in galleries across Flagstaff.

Jerome Art Walk Visit 25 galleries and studios throughout this charming mountain town on the first Saturday of every month.

Local Art Galleries Click here to catch the latest exhibit at your local art gallery!