Kick off summer in Phoenix with a month full of arts and culture, special exhibits at local museums, pro sports and more events this June. 

Kick off summer in Phoenix with a month full of arts and culture, special exhibits at local museums, pro sports and more events this June. 

 

Discovery Day at Taliesin West

June 8

In celebration of Frank Lloyd Wright’s 152nd birthday on Saturday, June 8, the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation is inviting the community to the inaugural Discovery Day where guests are invited to a day of exploring Taliesin West and enjoying live entertainment and pop-up shops from local makers.

Note: Admission for Discovery Day is free, but an advance reservation is required to guarantee entry.

Taliesin West
12621 N Frank Lloyd Wright Blvd. Scottsdale

 

Suds and Slides

June 22

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Round up your squad and get ready for ice cold beer, spirits, water slides, summer bites and a dozen summer-camp-themed games at Suds & Slides. The grownups-only activities including giant inflatable waterslides, tug of war, a dunk tank, three-legged race, giant pillow fight, mini golf, beer pong, life sized foosball, and a live-action hungry hippos game. Must be 21 or older to attend Suds & Slides.

 

Musical Icons: Johnny Cash and June Carter

June 22-23

Commemorate the lives and legacies of two iconic musicians this June.  Head to the Musical Instrument Museum to listen to curator talks, enjoy film screenings, and discover more about these two American musical greats.

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
4725 E. Mayo Blvd. Phoenix

 

Color Riot! How Color Changed Navajo Textiles

Through September 29

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Color Riot! How Color Changed Navajo Textiles celebrates the timeless Navajo textiles and is an opportunity to see these colorful and symbolic items. Featuring more than 80 Navajo textiles from prominent private collections, you'll see how innovation and individualism became a hallmark of Navajo design.

Heard Museum
2301 North Central Avenue, Phoenix

 

Flashlight Tours at Desert Botanical Garden

Saturdays through August 31

The Desert Botanical Garden invites you to experience the sights, sounds and mysteries of the desert after dark each Saturday night of the summer. Beam your flashlight toward the trail as you stroll the desert paths to capture night-blooming plants and get up-close with desert critters. 

Desert Botanical Garden
1201 N. Galvin Parkway Phoenix

 

Once at Phoenix Theatre

May 29- Jun 2, Jun 4-9, Jun 12-16.

Guy spends his days fixing vacuums in the Dublin shop he runs with his father, and his nights playing his music in local pubs. On verge of giving up music altogether, he meets a woman who convinces him to believe in the power of his music. Phoenix Theatre presents and eight time Tony Award-winning musical tale of love and loss. 

The Phoenix Theatre Company
1825 N Central Ave Phoenix

 

Mummies of the World: The Exhibition

Through September 7

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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The Arizona Science Center invites you to get face-to-linen-cloth at their newest exhibit, opening this Sunday. The largest collection of mummies ever assembled line the museum, with over 40 real human and animal mummies, 85 rare artifacts from across the globe and state-of-the-art multimedia stations to enhance the experience.

Arizona Science Center
600 E. Washington St., Phoenix

 

The Electric Guitar: Inventing an American Icon

Through September 15

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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This exclusive exhibition, showcasing more than 80 of the world's rarest guitars and amplifiers, allows you to hear the untold story of the instrument that revolutionized music forever. 

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
4725 E. Mayo Blvd. Phoenix

 

Wonderspaces: Point of View

Through July 21

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Change your outlook this weekend at Wonderspaces, where 13 artists explore how new perspectives expand our concept of the world.  Though the methods and media are all different, each artwork opens us up to the views of others. Spread across nearly 16,000 square feet, Wonderspaces welcomes friends and family to explore the unique gallery experience.

Scottsdale Fashion Square
7014 E. Camelback Road, Scottsdale

 

Arizona Diamondbacks Games

MLB's Diamondbacks have several homestands at air-conditioned Chase Field this June. 

6/1 vs Mets, 7:10
6/2 vs. Mets, 1:10

6/3 vs. Dodgers, 6:40
6/4 vs. Dodgers, 6:40
6/5 vs. Dodgers, 12:40

6/18 vs. Rockies, 6:40
6/19 vs. Rockies, 6:40
6/20 vs. Rockies, 12:40

6/21 vs. Giants, 6:40
6/22 vs. Giants, 7:10
6/23 vs. Giants, 1:10

6/24 vs. Dodgers, 6:40
6/25 vs. Dodgers, 6:40
6/26 vs. Dodgers, 12:40

 

Phoenix Mercury Games

The WNBA's Phoenix Mercury kick off their season at the end of May and host three home games at Talking Stick Resort Arena in June.

6/14 vs. Los Angeles Sparks, 7:00

6/23 vs. Los Angeles Sparks, 3:00

6/28 vs. Indiana Fever, 7:00

 

Phoenix Rising FC Games

The United Soccer League's Phoenix Rising FC continue their season in June with two home games at Casino Arizona Field.

6/15 vs. Orange County FC, 7:30

6/29 vs. Portland Timbers 2, 7:30