Sept 4 – 25
First Friday, Sept 4, 7 – 10pm.
The Robby Roberson Band
Chilled Refreshments, Artists will be present.
Award winning artist Skip Bailey brings his unique and varied art to the Alwun House for a show covering a wide range of subject matter and styles. From detailed western watercolors to specialized erotic art, more………
Oct 2 – 31
First Friday, October 2, 7 – 10pm.
Refreshments, Artists & Spirits
exhibit invites slightly (or extremely) demented creative works of menacing dark underworld fantasies, monsters of domination and greed or the satirical, throughout October. Alwun’s 2-story overgrown spider-infested haunted House, provides the perfect noir setting, as guests enter under an 18’ Black Widow spider whose webs ensnare unsuspecting prey. Exhibit area extends from front of house to gallery into the gardens. Dark, twisted blood-curdling creations scream for attention, with sardonic to sacred and profane works in a variety of media. Artists interested in exhibiting in this exhibit – click here to download registration form.
7pm door 8pm performance
$8 advance $10 door (members free)
Directed by Robert X. Planet
With homage to the godfather of macabre literature the Planet Poe Players recreate these tales staged with dramatic readings by professional costumed actors, enhanced with original sound score and stage set. more info………..
Tickets: $15 adv. $20 door
Reserved table for four $125
Alwun’s spectacular art party gets raves for its eclectic high-energy cabaret stage show. “Don’t let your friends drag you to another boring bar or backyard party, this is the ‘not-to-be-missed’ show for it’s out-of-the-box performances – a blast!” says College Times. Experience downtown’s hip hot spot for creative costumed revelry while benefiting a good cause, Alwun House non-profit arts organization. Romantasy Cabaret and more…..
Nov 6 – 20
Don’t let the Name Fool You!
Premiere solo exhibition of this self-schooled sculptor. Starting with Pinatas, growing into doll making, and now creating exciting bizarre eclectic figures, fantastical mermaids that delve deep into the erie yet playful. More……..
Native American poet musician and dancer Roman Orona produces this one-man show in a series of dances using modern multi-media technology alongside (fused with) traditional Native rhythms, songs and spirits. An uplifting evening of magical performances, contrasting war and devastation with our options towards peace and creativity and being one with natures’ spirits. more……..
December 4 – January 1
Come play in the glow of Lighthouse at Alwun House. With gallery lights off, all artworks play on the theme of illumination – an eclectic electric exhibit. Light up the Holidays, with luminous art installed throughout Alwun House gallery and into the gardens, creating a warm and fuzzy atmosphere. Landy Headley co-curator invites guests to bask in the warm glow of self-illuminating artworks from over 25 artists: light boxes, furniture, shrines, sculpture, black light, neon, video, lamps, and an interactive light installation. Works display imaginative integration of mediums, functional and conceptual. Leave with a glow. Artists interested in exhibiting may click here to download registration forms.
Shakespeare in the Garden
Jan 9-10, 16-17, 23-24
Three weekend matinee presentations by Arizona Actors Academy.
Feb 12 – March 18
EXOTIC ART SHOW 32
Viewing: Tue-Fri, 12-6pm. $5 (members free)
Phoenix Arizona is the last place most would look to find the nation’s longest running “Exotic Art Show.” Yet it thrives bringing together exotic art, erotic poetry, provocative performances, opening with its signature Phantasmagorical Spectacular to packed audiences.
Alwun House breaks all boundaries during Exotic Art Show (beyond “erotic”). Attracting professional and emerging artists, displaying extraordinarily provocative, sensual to audaciously uninhibited passions, with jaw-dropping results in a variety of media. Mature subject matter, under 18 accompanied by adult. Over 50 artists’ passions push the envelope even further in a variety of media. Downtown arts pioneer, Alwun House, pushes the exotic experience even further with this much anticipated show. Artists interested in exhibiting in this exhibit – click here to download registration form.
April 1 – 8
Salon Des Enfants
Celebrating its 22nd year, Salon Des Infants juried art show and sale of children’s naive art, is presented by Phoenix Elementary School District #1 Art Teachers. Selecting the “best of” student artwork for this annual juried exhibit, hung solon style from floor to ceiling, sold right off the wall nurturing youthful creativity. Students receive 100% of each $20 piece sold. Viewing , free.
April 15 – May 20
Intertemporalist Steampunk Exhibition
Today’s “Steampunk” cultural aesthetic draws from the parallel social angst of early industrializing 19th Century’s ‘awe struck’ impact of the overwhelming power of stream-driven technologies, and 21st Century overwhelming digital-internet revolution impacting us today. Steampunk’s sensibilities are constantly evolving, with adaptations through all the arts. …..more info