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ASU School of Art

NEA Big Read Partner 2021

About ASU School of Art

The School of Art in the ASU Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts is the leading institution for the instruction of art in metropolitan Phoenix and central Arizona. Encompassing a breadth of disciplines and a comprehensive range of instruction in the studio arts, the academic fields of art education and art history, as well as museum studies, the School of Art proudly maintains its place as one of the largest schools of public instruction in the arts and embraces nationally ranked programs.

The school fosters a challenging and innovative learning environment, supports creative and academic exploration, provides technical and professional mentoring, promotes faculty and student achievement and excellence, and advances a dynamic interchange between the university and community.

Find Events with ASU School of Art

Map(ing) Closing Reception
ASU School of Art, Mary Hood

Date: Friday, March 19, 2021 - 6:00pm
Location: Step Gallery, 605 E Grant St, Phoenix, AZ 85004
Type & Genre: Art Exhibit, Exhibition, Gallery Show; American Indian, Indigenous, Printing, Visual Art
Celebrate 10 years of Indigenous printmaking collaborations in a special retrospective with Mary Hood and the ASU School of Art!

Map(ing) Opening Reception
ASU School of Art, Mary Hood

Date: Friday, March 5, 2021 - 6:00pm
Location: Step Gallery, 605 E Grant St, Phoenix, AZ 85004
Type & Genre: Art Exhibit, Exhibition, Gallery Show, Reception; American Indian, Indigenous, Printing, Visual Art
Celebrate 10 years of Indigenous printmaking collaborations in a special retrospective with Mary Hood and the ASU School of Art!

Map(ing) Gallery Hours
ASU School of Art, Mary Hood

Date: Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 12:00pm
Location: Step Gallery, 605 E Grant St, Phoenix, AZ 85004
Type & Genre: Art Exhibit, Exhibition, Gallery Show; American Indian, Indigenous, Printing, Visual Art
Celebrate 10 years of Indigenous printmaking collaborations in a special retrospective with Mary Hood and the ASU School of Art!

About NEA Big Read

NEA Big Read is a program of the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with Arts Midwest. This event is presented as part the NEA Big Read: Phoenix, celebrating Indigenous literary arts and culture in the Valley with over 25 talks, workshops, performances, book clubs, art exhibits other virtual events inspired by The Round House by Louise Erdrich. NEA Big Read: Phoenix is presented by the Virginia G. Piper Center for Creative Writing at Arizona State University with additional support from Arizona Humanities, Phoenix Public Library, and the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Humanities Division at ASU. Find events, meet our partners, and start reading today at http://piper.asu.edu/big-read.

Support Indigenous Communities

The Phoenix Indian Center is the oldest American Indian non-profit organization of its kind in the United States, providing workforce development, cultural enrichment, and other vital services to Indigenous communities throughout the Valley for over 70 years. To support their work, visit their website at https://phxindcenter.org/financial-support/, click the donate button, enter an amount, and enter "NEA Big Read" in the description. Please consider making a gift to the Phoenix Indian Center today.

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