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Modified Arts presents: Artists for the Wurth House - A Group Exhibition

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© Courtesy of the Artist and Modified Arts
Modified Arts presents: Artists for the Wurth House - A Group Exhibition

407 E. Roosevelt St.
85004 Phoenix
AZ
US
February 19th, 2016 - March 12th, 2016
Opening: February 19th, 2016 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

QUICK FACTS
WEBSITE:  
http://www.modified.org
NEIGHBORHOOD:  
Downtown/Plaza
EMAIL:  
info@modifiedarts.org
PHONE:  
602.462.5516
OPEN HOURS:  
Mon-Fri 9-5; 1st & 3rd Fridays, 6-9pm; Sat 12-4; or by appointment, scheduled by email

DESCRIPTION
Originally conceived as a one-night-only exhibition at the Children's Museum of Phoenix, due to popular demand,  Artists for the Wurth House is continued and expanded for a monthlong run right next door to the House's new home. Representing over 25 artists from across the past, present, and future of the downtown Phoenix visual arts scene, this group show provides an excellent overview of what this creative community has produced across the last two decades of the Roosevelt Row arts district. This exhibition helps to raise funds for the restoration and preservation of the Felix Wurth House.

 

About the House
Only two continuous blocks remain of Roosevelt Row, which sits inside the historic Evans Churchill neighborhood. The area was re-zoned for high-rise buildings in the 1970s and since then many buildings have been torn down. Artists began to occupy empty buildings and brought new life and new audiences to the area. As the arts district began to flourish, new businesses opened up, and now the success has attracted residential developers.Constructed in 1911, the Felix Wurth House represents a rapidly-disappearing piece of architectural and cultural character for Roosevelt Row and the Evans Churchill neighborhood.
 
Opening Reception: Third Friday, February 19, 6-9pm
Live Music: Saturday, February 20, 7:30pm doors, 8:30pm show
First Friday Reception: First Friday, March 4, 6-10pm
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