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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.

General Information
  • Miles to Downtown Phoenix: 19
  • Miles to Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport: 12
Facility Info
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Meeting Space
  • 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


Mesa Arts Center
June 15, 2017 to June 25, 2017
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The timeless “Wizard of Oz” tale relates the story of a cyclone that carries Dorothy and Toto to the magical Land of Oz. When…

Spark! After Dark

Mesa Arts Center
June 17, 2017
June's spark! After Dark celebrates the allure and enchantment of the carnival. Gasp in amazement at circus performers, marvel…

Dennis DeYoung: The Music of STYX

Mesa Arts Center
August 11, 2017
Dennis DeYoung is a founding member of STYX and the lead singer and writer on seven of the bands eight Top Ten Hits. His live…

A New World: Intimate Music from Final Fantasy

Mesa Arts Center
August 12, 2017
Performing classics and surprises from throughout the thirty year history of FINAL FANTASY by composers Nobuo Uematsu, Masashi…

Matt Herskowitz Trio

Mesa Arts Center
September 1, 2017
Hear Frédéric Chopin as reimagined by the Matt Herskowitz trio, in a 21st century context of mixed genres, grooves and…

The Beach Boys

Mesa Arts Center
September 17, 2017
The Beach Boys are one of America’s greatest rock bands. Songs like Good Vibrations, Fun Fun Fun, Help Me Rhonda and Surfin…

Take Me To The River

Mesa Arts Center
October 6, 2017
Featuring Charlie Musselwhite, Bobby Rush, William Bell, Frayser Boy, Al Kapone, The Hi Rhythm Section and the Stax Alumni…

Ludovico Einaudi

Mesa Arts Center
October 17, 2017
Known as a “pianist with Rock God tendencies” Daily Telegraph, Einaudi’s unique musical alchemy draws on elements of classical,…

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…

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…

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;…

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…