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@Central Gallery

Located on the first floor of Burton Barr Central Library, @Central Gallery presents fine art exhibitions featuring the work of Arizona artists not currently represented by a gallery. It is open to the public during normal library hours and First Fridays. For more information, call 602-262-6157 or e-mail

​Current Exhibit

Image of an abstract cityscape in gray and red tones."Quinn's Wanderings: Of Books and Cities"
- Steve Valev
August 18 - October 15, 2014

Born in Bulgaria, Valev has lived in Phoenix for the last 23 years. While his background is in architecture and urban design, his interests are in the ways that those fields can engage topics of politics, sociology, economics and everyday life.  Less about a particular resolution, the work is an entry into trying to understand these issues. Many times the work is a kind of catalog precariously linking a network of ideas, references and realities. More information in the Events Calendar.

Call for Artists

@Central Gallery - Call for Artists for 2015@Central Gallery Logo

@Central Gallery is accepting proposals from artists for exhibition in 2015.  Artists residing in Arizona, 18 years or older, and not currently represented by a gallery, are invited to apply. The deadline for submission is Friday, Sept. 19, 2014.  
More information.


​Coming Soon​

“Heroes: La luminaria de mi vida” 
October 20 - November 2, 2014

An exhibit of altars inspired by the Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) tradition


Recent Exhibit​Image of photograph of fire-scorched landscape with one patch of green plants.

"The Yarnell Hill Fire:
25 Days Later" - George Berke
June 17 - August 12, 2014

Learn more about the exhibit.