Join us for Art Detour events at Burton Barr Central Library!
Kick off Art Detour with two great exhibits on First Friday, March 6. Stop by during Art Detour on Saturday, March 7 and Sunday, March 8 to view artwork, take a tour or print a poem, then take a free trolley to more Art Detour destinations.
5:30 - 8 p.m. Friday & Library hours Saturday & Sunday @ Central Gallery hosts "Systems and Sensations" by Sarah Kriehn and Tristyn Bustamante. Sarah's original monoprints indicate experiences or moments in time. Tristyn's ceramic sculptures suggest parts of individual systems or something passing through or transmitting. First Floor.
5:30 - 7:30 p.m. Friday & Library hours Saturday & Sunday Join us in MACH1 for the opening reception for "Kids in Focus." The exhibit continues through the weekend in Teen Central. Organized by photographer Karen Shell, the exhibit features photos by seventh graders from Children First Academy, each teamed with a photographer mentor to create images that document the students' lives. Kids in Focus is a non-profit organization that empowers at-risk youth through the use of photography. Fourth Floor.
These events are sponsored by the Friends of the Phoenix Public Library
Art & Architecture Mini Tours
11 - 11:30 a.m. Saturday, March 7 & 2 - 2:30 p.m. Sunday, March 8
Meet at the first floor Welcome Desk for a half-hour walking tour that highlights Burton Barr Central Library's art collection and architectural features.
1 – 4 p.m. Saturday, March 7
Commemorate Art Detour 27 -- drop by the Rare Book Room and print a poem we’ve selected on our century-old Washington Handpress. Fourth Floor.
Find out more about Art Detour.