Mark your calendar for Season Kickoff Wonderland on Fri, Sep 10! This free all-ages event features live music, tasty food, interactive activities, new art exhibitions, and more!
Walk through our campus and enjoy the ambiance of live music or grab a bite to eat from one of our many vendors, take a seat and enjoy a show! Live music schedule:
MCA Courtyard
Bill Davies (6 - 8 PM)
An evening of Indian Classical Music with Qais Essar (Rabab) and Prafulla Athalye (Tabla) (8 - 10 PM)
Wells Fargo Stage
Ponderosa Grove (6 - 8 PM)
Jerusafunk (8 - 10 PM)
Eat me! Enjoy delicious food in Wonderland from our vendors Paletas BettyThe Nile Coffee ShopMajik Milkshakes & Classic Sodas, Sonora Sams Hot Dogs and Mom's Bakery.
So many activities, it'll be hard to decide which to do first!
- Go on an animal scavenger hunt to find our favorite mystical creatures from our Wonderland artwork around the MAC campus. Get the Scavenger Hunt Entry Form here.
- Meet critters from the Phoenix Zoo.
- Visit feathered friends from Liberty Wildlife.
- Dive into a desert wonderland with MABEL.
- Unique public art installations and projection art by local artists Emmett Potter, Danielle Wood, Erica Black, Katherine Simpson, Dr. Jnaneshwar Das and Matt Smith.
- Bring a blanket and enjoy a live screening of Nova Ami & Velcrow Ripper's 2018 film Metamorphosis in the grass (8 PM).
- DREAMS Laboratory combines the cutting edge in robotics and artificial intelligence in Earth Realm Dynamics, a mobile interactive projection show, to communicate the latest understanding of Planet Earth and its dynamics, with quirky twists.
- Stroll through our art studios as they come to life with live demonstrations, take and make lino cut playing cards, free yoga sessions in the grass, artist weavings and more!
Mesa Contemporary Arts Museum reveals new fall exhibitions at Season Kickoff! Exhibitions include the visionary international exhibition, Divine Paradigm and works by international artists Alex Grey & Allyson Grey, mystical paintings by Colorado artist Amanda Sage and sublime work of local creative Wiley Wallace.
Find out what creature you are from our Season Kickoff design! Take the quiz here!


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