Arts & Culture

Whether you have a passion for arts and culture, are an occasional theater goer, or your artistic preferences are decidedly fancy or funky, you’ll find something to suit your artistic bent in Tempe.

As the summer winds down, Tempe’s arts and cultural events step up. Fall brings a cornucopia over flowing with abundant programs.  From August 26 to October 3, you’ll have a WICKED good time at ASU Gammage when Broadway’s biggest blockbuster returns.  Childsplay kicks off its series of magical productions for the whole family with Sideways Stories from Wayside School, September 13-October 18.  Sex with Strangers opens Stray Cat Theatre’s sinewy season of edgy and visceral alternative theater, September 24 – October 11.

View fine contemporary art by internationally recognized artists at the ASU Art Museum, named “the single most impressive venue for contemporary art in Arizona” by Art in America magazine. The ASU Art Museum is known for programming that’s timely and relevant to life today.


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Tempe is located in the heart of the Phoenix metro area, just minutes from Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport. Tempe’s streets are easy to navigate and freeway access is a breeze, making it a cinch to get around our city. This interactive map is a perfect way to plan your trip. See where your hotel is located and find nearby restaurants and attractions. It's as simple as that!

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