Top Places to visit in Midtown, Phoenix, AZ
The Heard Museum is a private, not-for-profit museum in Phoenix, Arizona, United States, dedicated to advancing American Indian art. It presents the stories of American Indian people from a first-person perspective, as well as exhibitions of traditional and contemporary art by American Indian artists and artists influenced by American Indian art. The Heard Museum collaborates with American Indian artists and tribal communities to provide visitors with a distinctive perspective on the art of Native people, especially those from the Southwest.
Phoenix Art Museum
The Phoenix Art Museum is the largest museum for visual art in the southwest United States. Located in Phoenix, Arizona, the museum is 285,000 square feet. It displays international exhibitions alongside its comprehensive collection of more than 18,000 works of American, Asian, European, Latin American, Western American, modern and contemporary art, and fashion design. A community center since 1959, it has hosted festivals, live performances, independent art films, and educational programs year-round.
The Japanese Friendship Garden of Phoenix
The Japanese Friendship Garden is a Japanese stroll garden in Phoenix, Arizona. The garden encompasses 3.5 acres and includes a tea garden and tea house. It is a joint project of the sister cities of Phoenix, Arizona, and Himeji, Japan. The Japanese name is Rohō-en. In 2004, the City of Phoenix named it one of the Phoenix Points of Pride.