Commemorative mural ceremony marks start of Civil Rights Act 50th anniversary events


Phoenix’s celebrations of the 50th anniversary of the signing of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 kicked off Friday with the unveiling of a mural at downtown’s Burton Barr Central Library. The event recognized the artist and the historical figures and events featured in the mural. Read story

Paint PHX draws artists for mass mural painting event on downtown walls


Fifty artists came together over four days to liven up the walls of Grand Avenue and Roosevelt Street. Read story

Artist, musician serves as inspiration to community with unique style, helpful attitude


Mike Little is a Phoenix native, local artist, expansive musician and avid street sailer. However, it’s not just his talents, but his positive and helpful attitude, that serve as an inspiration for others in the downtown Phoenix arts community. Read story

Slide show: 'Global Day of Discovery' sparks new Hugo Medina mural


Wednesday marked the Global Day of Discovery for Renaissance Hotels and Resorts. One hundred and fourteen Renaissance properties celebrated in 18 countries and 5 continents, the downtown Phoenix hotel included, according to a press release. Read story

New mural brings attention to water issues, launches DPP space activation project

The dusty, vacant lot between Taylor Place and the Valley Youth Theatre on First Street and Fillmore Avenue became significantly brighter after a 2,500 square-foot mural was unveiled during the May First Friday art walk. Read story

Local artist paints art gallery mural, one wall at a time


A giant orchid with insect-like characteristics, intermingling with the center of the stenciled word “monOrchid”, now covers the west wall of the MonOrchid Gallery on Roosevelt and 2nd streets as part of an ongoing mural project. Read story