LET'S HAVE SOME FUN: THE LEGENDARY ALWUN HOUSE KICKS OFF 35th SEASON, FRI, SEPT 8th. YOU'RE INVITED TO COME CELEBRATE NEW ART, EPICUREAN TREATS, AND ALL THAT JAZZ NURTURED AT DOWNTOWN'S HISTORIC AVANT GARDE INSTITUTION!
Want incredible background facts? Maybe a juicy quote or two? Definitely tell those "festering nabobs of negativity" who revel in putting down others, to buzz off!!!
Alwun House IS Phoenix's first Downtown Art Gallery...continuously operating since 1971.
Click here for the proof!www.alwunhouse.org/35story.htm
(brief downtown arts history)"Anyone interested in art, supports you" the late honorable Sen Barry Goldwater, 1984
"A Pioneer in the rebirth of cultural and artistic activity in Central Phoenix, Alwun House is an important component of downtown revitalization." Terry Goddard, 1993
"One of the things that make Alwun House so valuable is the diversity of its programming. It is also what makes the place so difficult to define." EJ Montini, 1985
Alwun House Gallery & Gardens (est.1971)
1204 E Roosevelt, Phoenix
Alwun House 35th Season
Opening Reception: Friday, September 8, $5 (members free)
Exhibit: Exquisite Nature
We invite you to embrace the new, celebrate the past:
Exquisite Art, Epicurean Delights, Florals, Fauna, Complimentary Refreshments
Beat City Quartet, melodic improvised jazz
David Diagonal, European Sensation - ambient audio for the soul
Exhibit Dates: September 8 - October 6, 2006
Viewing: Tuesday – Friday, Noon to 6pm. free
This exhibit kicks off Alwun House 35th season. For her first Phoenix Area exhibit, the art of Kim Walker creates mixed media montages on exotic woods; pressed foliage and acrylics; exhibits in Santa Fe and Sedona. From Alwun’s early years, artist Kerry Vesper shows phenomenal new wood sculptures and furniture – belying his master craftsmanship; exhibiting nationally.
First Friday, 7-10pm. October 6, 2006
Last chance to view and purchase Exquisite Nature art, Almost Blu performs: 7-10pm. free
PLAN AHEAD: OCTOBER EVENT
Opening Reception: October, Friday the 13th (not for the triskaidekaphobic)
Exhibit dates: October 13 - October 31
7th annual “Monsters Menagerie” group exhibit, gives Valley artists and art lovers a thrilling range of monstrous works in a variety of media with subject matter from raw-edged extraordinary beasts, supernatural spirits, surreal to fantasy art that revels in exorcizing the evil around us.
Saturday, October 28, 2006
MONSTERS COSTUME BALL
Every year this tour de force art party, MONSTERS BALL provides an X-traordinary, other-worldly, Monstrous opportunity to dress up or dress down for the huge downtown arts party and Masque Ball and Show.
Featuring International DJ’s and Performance Artists.
Food and Spirits available.
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