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Mesa Arts Center Campus
Season Kick Off | Sept 13, 2013
Mesa Arts Festival | Dec 14 & 15, 2013
Season Kick Off


Guitars & Handlebars Season Kick-Off Festival

& Fall 2011 Mesa Contemporary Arts Exhibitions

Friday, September 9 - Sunday, September 11, 2011

Mesa Arts Center

Click HERE for the Program of Events for Guitars & Handlebars.  



Friday, Sept 9, 2011: 6pm-10pm
Saturday, Sept 10, 2011: 10am-10pm
Sunday, Sept 11, 2011: 10am-4pm
The public is invited to attend Guitars & Handlebars, a blowout event featuring rock music, motorcycles, cars, great art and showcasing the upcoming season at the Mesa Arts Center theaters and studios.  The event is free of charge and festival goers can visit the galleries, watch demos in the Art Studios, see live music and theater performances, tour MAC’s four theaters, and explore a motorcycle and car show in which many of the top customized vehicles in the Valley will be exhibited. Saturday evening will feature World Classic Rockers live in concert, an all-star group that brings together former band members from Santana, Journey, Steppenwolf, Toto, Lynyrd Skynyrd and Boston.


Mesa Contemporary Arts Opening Reception
Friday, Sept 9, 2011: 7pm-10pm
Free and open to the public

Premiering Exhibitions:

Radical Rides: The “Art” of Motorcycles – Wilson and Ruby Dobson Main Gallery

Six-String Masterpieces – South Gallery

Easy Ridin’ & Hard Rockin’ AZ Style – North Gallery

Lego Experience – Dr. Ruth Tan Lim Project Room

Altered States: Dreams, Nightmares and Fantasies – SRP Permanent Collection Gallery

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