Museo Chicano

The Museo Chicano is a supporter of the Chicano and Latino art community in the Phoenix, Arizona area. The state of Arizona has a thriving art community and much of this is made up of Latino and Chicano artists. The Museo Chicano presents a variety of exhibits on the culture of Latinos, as well as classes, workshops, and seminars. There are also guided tours of the museum on request. The goal of the museum is to promote Latino art and artists in the community, as well as to educate the general population about the rich art community. Onsite is a gift shop and bookstore. The museum is a bit hard to find and it is small, but most visitors believe it is worth a visit. The entrance is conveniently located through the gift shop so you are able to view various pieces for sale coming and going. The gallery focuses mainly on Latino, Chicano, and Mexican0American art. Due to the influence and style of the art, the gallery space is very brightly colored. The museum is part of the Central Arizona Museum Association, which is a group dedicated to fostering collaboration between the museum professionals in the central Arizona region. The group provides professional development and brings the art community together under one umbrella.

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