We are taking this July off to work on house and stage improvements. Art Happens; solo artist receptions, . call to performing and visual artists considering Season 45 collaborative projects.
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Call to Artists: 2016-2017 Season.
Performing and visual artists for Season 45 collaborative projects. Applications on line, alwunhouse.org/artists
Call to Visual and Performance Artists for thematic Juried Group Exhibits and related performances: Sci-Fi Fantasy, September ♦ Monsters, October ♦ Lighthouse, December ♦ Exotic Art Show, Feb-Mar 2017.
August 5 – September 2
Premiere solo exhibit by Tom Ardans.
Tom Arden’s wide and varied background includes time as former Art Director at Schreer Design, Former Art Director at E.B. Lane, Studied at Northern Arizona University, and Printmaking Design since 1985. Tom’s detailed and intricate craftsmanship produces remarkable surreal fantasy giclee prints. Accessibly priced and most whimsically original. Subject ranges; biological, homoerotica, exotic, posters, comic covers, surreal faux history. More info TBA.
Saturday, August 27
A circus manipulated by magic, a sorcerer with an agenda, and one stray cat is all it takes for the show to go awry! Join your favorite members of The GasLight Circus as they accidently unleash a powerful entity beyond anything they’ve seen before. In a dazzling display or magic, juggling, acrobatics, dance, song, and more; it’s Pandorum and pandemonium at The GasLight Circus! Click for more info…
The Art of Fantasy, Comics and Sci-Fi
A multi-genre exhibit incorporating characters and themes derived from comics, film, television and games. More Info……. Artists interested in exhibiting click here to download form. Presented in partnership with Samauri Comics.
Friday, Sept 16
Fantasy Cos-Play Party
Tickets: $10 advance, $14 door – 8pm-1am
Fantastical curiously cosplay playground surrounded by a very awesome crowd of Comicon Characters, Cosplayers, and Fans with immersive thematic projections, DJ’s, Costume Prizes, Mark Greenawalt live body painting, and 2 floors of art. Batman vs Superman Drink Specials (21+)
Saturday, Sept 17
Family Friendly Samurai EXPO
11-6pm – free – Bands, DJ’s, Vendor Booths, Demonstrations, Kids hands-on activities, Art Display, Food Truck, POPsicles, Sodas and Juice.
15th Monsters Menagerie
Theme: terrifying blood-curdling creatures, beastial horror, apocalyptic political tyrants screaming for attention, Dia de las Muertos inspirations.
Dark, twisted blood-curdling creations scream for attention, included works reflect imaginative noir humor and horror, dark underworld fantasies, demons of greed, even political sardonic satire. More info: click here. Artists interested in exhibiting may click here to download registration info.
Planet Poe Theatre: more info
Alwun’s 17th annual blow-out Halloween art party gets raves as an annual “not-to-be-missed” high-energy thriller stage show, includes crowds costumed for revelry with spirited prizes. More info.
December 2 – January 6, 2017
With gallery lights off, each artwork emits its own light. Come play in the glow of Lighthouse at Alwun House. An eclectic electric exhibit. Light up the Holidays amongst luminous art installed throughout Alwun House gallery and into the gardens. Click here for more info. Artists interested in exhibiting click here to download registration form.
February 10 – March 19
Exotic Art Show
Exotic, “out the ordinary” art, provocative, playful, sensual or audacious. Uninhibited passions push the envelope, in a variety of media. Longest running exhibit of erotic and exotic art in the nation. Click here for more info. Artists wishing to exhibit may click here to download registration form.
Exotic Art Show Sneak preview opening
Phantasmagorical Spectacular Opening Performance
An uninhibited totally immersive sensory Valentine experience. Two stages available for tribal-fusion dance, eclectic, bizarre, circus sideshow, and provocative cabaret acts. Interested Performance Artists, click here.
More info TBA
Erotic Poetry & Music Festivus
Inviting the broadest range of eclectic off-the-wall, scintillating performances of romantic/tragic/comic lust-filled poetry, song, vaudeville variety acts, spoken word, improv and music. Interested Performance Artists, click here.
More info TBA
Exotic Art Show Finale
More info TBA
Artlink’s ART DETOUR 27
An annual tour of downtown artists studios, artspaces and galleries. More info TBA
Salon des Enfants 23
Phoenix Elementary School District’s Juried Youth Art Show & Sale Viewing: Tue-Fri, 12-6pm. free Student works, $20ea., Students receive 100%. Art Opening with School Band, Dance, and Musical Performances. There will be approximately 300 juried pieces made by students in the 5th through 8th grades, representing 16 Schools, and 18 teachers. Art is displayed Salon-style, and sold right off the wall.