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Mesa Arts Center

  • 1 E. Main St. P.O. Box 1466 Mesa, AZ 85211-1466
    • Phone: (480) 644-6511
    • Fax: (480) 644-6585
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The Mesa Arts Center, owned and operated by the City of Mesa, is a unique, architecturally stunning, international award winning facility located in the heart of downtown Mesa. Arizona's largest arts center is home to four theaters, five art galleries, and 14 art studios. Guests, patrons, and students come to Mesa Arts Center to enjoy the finest live entertainment and performances, world-class visual art exhibitions, and outstanding arts education classes. The facility is an architectural showpiece and a destination for visitors to the Phoenix area. The Mesa Arts Center mission is to inspire people through engaging arts experiences that are diverse, accessible, and relevant.

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  • Miles to Downtown Phoenix: 19
  • Miles to Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport: 12
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  • Reception Capacity 450
  • ADA Compliant Rooms 0
  • Audio true
  • Max Banquet Capacity 475
  • Outdoor Banquet Capacity 150
  • Miles to Phoenix Convention Center 19
  • Non-Smoking Rooms 0
  • Total Sq. Ft. Meeting Space, Outdoor 0
  • Max Reception Capacity 850
  • Outdoor Reception Capacity 400
  • Stage true
  • Total Sq. Ft. Meeting Space, Indoor+Outdoor 0
  • Visual true
  • Banquet Capacity 275
Mesa Contemporary Arts
  • Classroom Capacity: 2
  • Reception Capacity: 1
Mesa Arts Center
  • Theater Capacity: 4
  • Classroom Capacity: 5
  • Reception Capacity: 2
Arizona Museum for Youth
  • Classroom Capacity: 2
  • Reception Capacity: 1
Arizona Museum of Natural History
  • Classroom Capacity: 2
  • Reception Capacity: 2

AltRealities

Mesa Arts Center
October 19, 2017 to November 26, 2017
Recurring daily
A popular theme with artists today is the exploration of alternate universes outside our perception of reality. Like Alice’s…

Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony

Mesa Arts Center
October 20, 2017 to October 21, 2017
Recurring daily
Beethoven’s symphonies have endured for centuries, speaking to generation upon generation. In his final symphonic work, the…

Love on the Floor

Mesa Arts Center
October 22, 2017
Love on the Floor will take you on a journey through stages of love – Romance, Passion, Hurt, and Power. Featuring…

Home Free

Mesa Arts Center
October 25, 2017
Founded by brothers Chris and Adam Rupp, Home Free has been perfecting their live show for years prior to winning The…
Celebrate Dia de los Muertos with the diverse sounds of modern Mexico. Los Angeles based La Santa Cecilia’s unique sound blends…

Dia De Los Muertos Festival

Mesa Arts Center
October 28, 2017 to October 29, 2017
Recurring daily
Spirits will connect at the Mesa Arts Center's annual Dìa de los Muertos Festival .The Day of The Dead festival will feature…

Flamenco Legends

Mesa Arts Center
November 2, 2017
MAC remembers our friend and a favorite musician, Paco de Lucía. Javier Limón, longtime collaborator of Paco De Lucía,…

Uncommon Valor

Mesa Arts Center
November 12, 2017
Join in celebrating the uncommon valor of the men and women of our armed services in a concert featuring Copland, Bernstein,…

Trio Jinx

Mesa Arts Center
November 16, 2017
Trio Jinx brings together the low hums of double bass, spinning lines of flute and amber swirls of violin/viola. They are a…

The Righteous Brothers

Mesa Arts Center
November 25, 2017
With a string of #1 classics, including the most played song in radio history, You’ve Lost That Lovin’ Feelin’, the Rock and…

Mesa Arts Festival

Mesa Arts Center
December 9, 2017 to December 10, 2017
Recurring daily
The annual festival will feature original works of art for sale from local, regional and national artists in various mediums;…

Holiday Pops 2017

Mesa Arts Center
December 10, 2017
A Valley tradition for 30 years, the Salt River Brass blends classics with jazzy favorites to capture the childlike wonder of…

The Fab Four

Mesa Arts Center
January 19, 2018
The Fab Four is the ultimate Beatles show. They have amazed audiences around the world with their uncanny, note-for-note, live…

Music of Harry Potter

Mesa Arts Center
February 2, 2018 to February 3, 2018
Recurring daily
Join The Phoenix Symphony this February as the Hogwarts Express returns to the Valley. Muggles, witches and wizards are welcome…

Darlene Love

Mesa Arts Center
February 7, 2018
This Rock and Roll Hall of Famer has done it all…from the highly successful Lethal Weapon film Series and the Oscar…

Mardi Gras

Mesa Arts Center
February 11, 2018
Kevin Clark, the Leader of the Dukes of Dixieland, helps us celebrate with a musical party through New Orleans. There will be a…

Chopin by Candlelight

Mesa Arts Center
February 15, 2018
In Chopin by Candlelight, British-Australian pianist Piers Lane will enchant the audience with a complete account of the…

Jake Shimabukuro

Mesa Arts Center
February 21, 2018
Compared to the likes of Miles Davis and Jimi Hendrix, ukulele master Jake Shimabukuro is bringing his lightning-fast fingers…

Cameron Carpender

Mesa Arts Center
February 24, 2018
Cameron Carpenter is having a ball smashing the stereotypes of organists and organ music, all the while generating…

Gobsmacked

Mesa Arts Center
March 4, 2018
Direct from sell-out seasons in London, Hong Kong and Edinburgh comes the mind-blowing vocal show Gobsmacked. This…

Lollapalooza

Mesa Arts Center
March 11, 2018
Excellent, outstanding, striking, and impressive? It’s the definition of Lollapalooza and the Salt River Brass! Join them for…

Beethoven Under the Stars

Mesa Arts Center
March 19, 2018
Witness the complete Beethoven String Trios. These virtuostic masterpieces were the precursor to his legendary Quartets.…

David Archuleta

Mesa Arts Center
April 14, 2018
David Archuleta became a star at just 16. In 2008 more than 30 million television viewers fell in love with his angelic voice…

Magical Music Tour

Mesa Arts Center
April 29, 2018
Closing the 30th season, they go on a Magical Music Tour of music from around the world. They'll travel through time to…