November Third Friday
Nov
16
6:00 PM18:00

November Third Friday

Join us for November Third Friday to enjoy Michael Scott Viglietta "Eroding Languages". Eroding Languages is driven by Viglietta's observations of the spaces around him; shaped by courage, frustration, joy and fear. The process of building up acrylics, plasters, wax and paper clippings allows for him to process the perplex world he finds himself in - discovering answers as he creates.

Be sure to check out Mind Slides, a mini-collection by Viglietta that are now on SALE! 

Shop originals here.

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Artlink Mixed Media Happy Hour
Nov
7
5:30 PM17:30

Artlink Mixed Media Happy Hour

You're invited to mix, mingle and help usher in the annual season of gratitude as we dedicate this Mixed Media Happy Hour to Artist Appreciation! 

We’ll begin our brief program around 6:15 p.m. with an announcement of Who's Next in the categories of "educator" and, appropriately, "artist"! Who's Next is an azcentral program highlighting the dynamic young people— the next generation of Arizona movers and shakers— who are shaping the Valley and the state. 

We will also be bringing you the latest news from Artlink: 

Brand new featured Calls to Artists
New tools for the promotion and support of artists
And a sneak peak of plans & programs slated for 2018-2019!
Artists, please feel free to bring your own news to announce to the crowd: do you have an upcoming exhibition, workshop, event? Heard about a great Call for Art or a job posting perfect for a creative? Let us all know! 

Thanks to our event partner AZ Central, host True North Studio at monOrchid and our Mixed Media co-hosts Downtown Phoenix Inc.!

Admission: FREE! Please register here to help expedite the on-site check-in process.

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Donut Festival
Sep
30
10:00 AM10:00

Donut Festival

Come join us for Arizona's first indoor Donut Festival, September 30th from 10a-4p! Located at the monOrchid in downtown Phoenix on the last Sunday of September, this central and convenient location is easy to get to right off the I-10.

We will have a multitude of local donut shops, showcasing traditional and creative donuts in a people's choice competition for the best donuts of the valley! Vegan donuts, and other types will be available as well! There will be coffee and other beverages to pair with your donuts while you relax and enjoy art and live music while you eat and drink. Tickets available in advance, and only at the door while supplies last. Presale tickets will go on sale August 13th. 

Brought to you by Let's Eat Events, a new organization with experienced talent in event production, having produced popular food festivals and events in Scottsdale, Tucson, and Portland OR.

Presale tickets will go on sale August 13th.

FB Event Page: https://www.facebook.com/events/223561295129932/?active_tab=discussion

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Dream Bridal Fashion Show
Sep
26
7:00 PM19:00

Dream Bridal Fashion Show

Join BTS Events Management for their second annual high end bridal fashion design show at monOrchid. This special event will cater to the needs of brides, vendors and photographers!

Brides…future brides and bridal parties can go on a girls night out to get inspired and you’ll see dresses that aren’t even in stores yet!

Vendors…gain exposure to over 150 brides to be!

Photographers…Ever want the chance to shoot a real life model? Take this oportunity to add to your portfolio, to learn and shoot runway. Limited spacing for photographers available -there are three packages for photographers. Learn more here.

Tickets will go fast, be sure to purchase your ticket soon!

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The Dressing Room's 2nd Annual Doggy Drag Show
Sep
11
6:00 PM18:00

The Dressing Room's 2nd Annual Doggy Drag Show

Come One! Come All!

It is time for The Dressing Room's 2nd Annual Doggy Drag Show!

Join us for cockails, nibbles, a runway show and prizes while we search for our new Queen! All proceeds from ticket sales will go straight to The Farm Rescue in Mesa. Bring your friendly doggo companions dressed to compete! All pups will be allowed to participate on a first-come, first-served basis! So, please arrive on time (6pm)!

See you there!

Click here to buy your tickets!

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Beats and Brunch
Sep
8
10:00 AM10:00

Beats and Brunch

Coming your way September 8th is the newest foodie event to take over Phoenix, Beats & Brunch. Taking place at monOrchid in Phoenix from 10:00am-3:00pm, this instagrammable mini fest will give you the opportunity to try delicious brunch favorites from around the valley while engaging with colorful and interactive art pieces.

Djs, mimosas, a bloody mary bar, and more will keep the brunch party going.

Click here to buy your tickets

*** Limited amount of tickets available ***

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August First Friday
Aug
3
6:00 PM18:00

August First Friday

Happy August First Friday! The weather may be hot but what better way to cool off than with art, good eats and exploring the community? Swing by monOrchid on First Friday to view the current summer group show, "The Coterie Exhibition" showcasing monOrchid's represented artists Sky Black, Antoinette Cauley, KC Haxton, Judith Ann Miller, Matt Priebe, John Tuomisto-Bell and Michael Scott Viglietta

This show encompasses selected bodies of work, allowing each artist to tell their unique narrative within one space, thus creating a diverse show with a variety of styles including sculpture, contemporary abstract and portraiture.

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Live Painting + Q&A w/ Antoinette Cauley
Jul
20
6:00 PM18:00

Live Painting + Q&A w/ Antoinette Cauley

Join us for July's Third Friday to watch LIVE painting with the talented Antoinette Cauley! During her session, Natasha Castles from 101.5 The Beat's 'Morning Mess' will direct a Q&A with Cauley. Cauley will answer questions you may have about her artistic background, accomplishments in the community and more! 

Make a night of it! Grab a drink + dinner at The Dressing Room prior to securing a seat in the main gallery for this intimate and one of a kind event. We look forward to seeing you all! 
 

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The Coterie Exhibition
Jun
23
to Sep 7

The Coterie Exhibition

monOrchid is pleased to announce the 2018 summer art show, "The Coterie Exhibition", displaying works of it's represented artists Sky Black, Antoinette Cauley, KC Haxton, Judith Ann Miller, Matt Priebe, John Tuomisto-Bell and Michael Viglietta. This show encompasses selected bodies of work, allowing each artist to tell their unique narrative within one space, thus creating a diverse show with a variety of styles including sculpture, contemporary abstract and portraiture.

Show Dates: June 23 - September 7

To learn more about this show, please visit our website: 
https://www.monorchid.com/current-e/

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Sep
14
to Sep 15

Chocolate & Art

You are cordially invited to The Chocolate and Art Show - PHOENIX. A TWO day show, Thursday September 14 and Friday September 15, 2016.

Indulge yourself in some of Phoenix's finest up-and-coming artists, photographers and creators! There is something for every body including live body painting, live music, face-painting, live portraits and free chocolate!

This event will be held in The MonOrchid Gallery at 

THE MONORCHID GALLERY
214 E Roosevelt Street
Phoenix, AZ 85004
http://www.monorchid.com/

**There is street parking.
*Both show begins at 8PM and goes on until 2AM. Also the show is 21+

Chocolate & Art Show Eventbrite

To submit work for our upcoming show please send an email to ChocolateAndArt@GMAIL.COM with the following.
1. Your Name
2. PHOENIX in the subject line of your email
3. Examples of your artwork (JPEGs and Website links only please)

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Doggy Drag Show
Aug
8
6:30 PM18:30

Doggy Drag Show

Come Support The Arizona Humane Society and The Phoenix Drag Community promoted by yours truly and Tito's Handmade Vodka!  

We are proud and excited to announce, The First Annual Doggy Drag Show! Taking place inside The MonOrchid Gallery.

The Dressing Room pays homage to it's building's rich history of drag and love for dogs.

$10 tickets sold at the door and raffle prizes happening all night, with the proceeds benefiting The Arizona Humane Society.  

Two loving rescue puppies will available, on-site for adoption! So bring an open heart! 

The first 30 "Dolled Up" pups will be entered as participants in the pageant. Prizes will be awarded by our local celebrity judges. 

Hand crafted specialty cocktails featuring Tito's Handmade Vodka will be available with Tito's swag! 

We look forward to seeing you and all of your furry kids at this event!

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Closing Reception - INVISIBLE MEXICO "Encuenro Phoenix"
Mar
17
6:00 PM18:00

Closing Reception - INVISIBLE MEXICO "Encuenro Phoenix"

"Invisible Mexico" (Encuenro Phoenix) is an anthropological interactive digital augmented reality multimedia exhibit showcasing the isolated descendants of the African-Diaspora in Mexico through a collection of augmented photographs shot in Central America, revealing a side of Mexico most people are unaware of-depicting the people who reside on the country's rural Pacific & Gulf Coasts referred to as Afro-Mexicanos. (As seen on Univision Television Network & Ebony Magazine)

Artist: Award winning husband & wife multimedia filmmaker / photographer team, Hakeem Khaaliq & Queen Muhammad Ali

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First Friday - INVISIBLE MEXICO "Encuenro Phoenix"
Mar
3
6:00 PM18:00

First Friday - INVISIBLE MEXICO "Encuenro Phoenix"

"Encuentro Phoenix" (Invisible Mexico) is an anthropological interactive digital augmented reality multimedia exhibit showcasing the isolated descendants of the African-Diaspora in Mexico through a collection of augmented photographs shot in Central America, revealing a side of Mexico most people are unaware of-depicting the people who reside on the country's rural Pacific & Gulf Coasts referred to as Afro-Mexicanos. (As seen on Univision Television Network & Ebony Magazine)

Artist: Award winning husband & wife multimedia filmmaker / photographer team, Hakeem Khaaliq & Queen Muhammad Ali

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Opening Reception - INVISIBLE MEXICO "Encuenro Phoenix"
Mar
2
6:00 PM18:00

Opening Reception - INVISIBLE MEXICO "Encuenro Phoenix"

"Invisible Mexico" (Encuenro Phoenix) is an anthropological interactive digital augmented reality multimedia exhibit showcasing the isolated descendants of the African-Diaspora in Mexico through a collection of augmented photographs shot in Central America, revealing a side of Mexico most people are unaware of-depicting the people who reside on the country's rural Pacific & Gulf Coasts referred to as Afro-Mexicanos. (As seen on Univision Television Network & Ebony Magazine)

Artist: Award winning husband & wife multimedia filmmaker / photographer team, Hakeem Khaaliq & Queen Muhammad Ali

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MAC BINGO JAM
Nov
6
6:30 PM18:30

MAC BINGO JAM

November 6th 2015 From 6:30-10pm

The monOrchid

Mac Bingo Jam

MAC & Company will be joined by Dr. Jeffrey Ouper and other Valley Musicians to create an experimental dance and live music performance exhibit as part of Phoenix First Friday's Art Walk. This live event will be performed between 6:30 and 10 pm and is FREE and open to the public. Please stop in during the exhibit hours to experience dance and live music based on improvisational and additive techniques. We look forward to having you there and shaping the context of our performance. 

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Bare Landscapes
Nov
6
6:00 PM18:00

Bare Landscapes

November 6, 2015

6-10pm @ the monorchid North Studio from 6-10pm

BARE LANDSCAPES 

Suggested Donation for Viewing: $10

Nudity? Check
Artists? Check
Music? Check

Exploring Arizon's mix of unbelievable natural landscapes and lively urban settings in one night? Check

Enjoy watching local artists paint live models and create abstracted versions of different Arizona landscapes. All proceeds will benefit Shade Projects, whose mission is to advocate for the arts throught community engagement, education, and support. 

Local artist include: 
Ian Christiansen
Brandon Hayden
Rebecca Hollingsworth
Taylor Jenson
Sabrina Reed
Eric Thurnbeck
Ian Wender
Sabrina Peros Williams

 

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May
23
10:00 AM10:00

Savage Rhythm - Saturday Morning Lindy Hop & Swing Aerials - Lessons @ Monorchid

This is your weekly dose of badass. Each week in the 10 o'clock hour we focus on fundamentals of lindy hop, charleston, and jazz dance. Don't know lindy hop? This is the hour for you. Know lindy hop? This is also the hour for you. With work on fundamentals, kinetic movement, and musicality, you will learn the things to enable you to be the badass that you are.

In our 11 o'clock hour we delve deeper AND also bring to you the footwork, musicality, and moves that you have come to love and expect. From jazz to charleston to lindy hop and even obscure styles in-between, you will find it all here.

Join us!!!

Lindy Hop is the authentic American Swing dance. It is the grandfather of all styes of swing. Every Saturday morning we'll start with the fundamentals and then get progressively more challenging as the morning unfolds. No partner necessary. No previous lindy hop or dance exposure necessary for the 10:00am class.

What: Savage Rhythm with Jonathan Lindsey and Tressa Steele
Where: The Monorchid Main Gallery - 214 E Roosevelt St, Phoenix AZ 85004
When: SATURDAY, 10:00a-12:30p

10:00a-11:00a - Fundamentals of Lindy Hop
11:00a - 12:30p - Swing Aerials

Cost: $10 per lesson ($15 for both)

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May
20
7:00 PM19:00

Savage Rhythm - Solo Roots Jazz @ Monorchid

Prepare for an hour of badass jazz movement. You will sweat, challenge the way your body moves, and have an amazing time.

Solo jazz movement is the basis of all swing and lindy hop. Vernacular or traditional jazz dance plants its roots in the theaters and ballrooms of early 20th Century America. Its roots are grounded, earthy, and polyrhythmic expressions of jazz music. It is fun, it is a work out, and it is awesome!

This is an open class format: drop-ins welcome!  :)

What: Savage Rhythm with Jonathan Lindsey and Tressa Steele
Where: The Monorchid Main Gallery - 214 E Roosevelt St, Phoenix AZ 85004
When: WEDNESDAY, 7:00p - 8:00p
Cost: $10 per person

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May
13
7:00 PM19:00

Savage Rhythm - Solo Roots Jazz @ Monorchid

Prepare for an hour of badass jazz movement. You will sweat, challenge the way your body moves, and have an amazing time.

Solo jazz movement is the basis of all swing and lindy hop. Vernacular or traditional jazz dance plants its roots in the theaters and ballrooms of early 20th Century America. Its roots are grounded, earthy, and polyrhythmic expressions of jazz music. It is fun, it is a work out, and it is awesome!

This is an open class format: drop-ins welcome!  :)

What: Savage Rhythm with Jonathan Lindsey and Tressa Steele
Where: The Monorchid Main Gallery - 214 E Roosevelt St, Phoenix AZ 85004
When: WEDNESDAY, 7:00p - 8:00p
Cost: $10 per person

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May
9
10:00 AM10:00

Savage Rhythm - Saturday Morning Lindy Hop & Swing Aerials - Lessons @ Monorchid

This is your weekly dose of badass. Each week in the 10 o'clock hour we focus on fundamentals of lindy hop, charleston, and jazz dance. Don't know lindy hop? This is the hour for you. Know lindy hop? This is also the hour for you. With work on fundamentals, kinetic movement, and musicality, you will learn the things to enable you to be the badass that you are.

In our 11 o'clock hour we delve deeper AND also bring to you the footwork, musicality, and moves that you have come to love and expect. From jazz to charleston to lindy hop and even obscure styles in-between, you will find it all here.

Join us!!!

Lindy Hop is the authentic American Swing dance. It is the grandfather of all styes of swing. Every Saturday morning we'll start with the fundamentals and then get progressively more challenging as the morning unfolds. No partner necessary. No previous lindy hop or dance exposure necessary for the 10:00am class.

What: Savage Rhythm with Jonathan Lindsey and Tressa Steele
Where: The Monorchid Main Gallery - 214 E Roosevelt St, Phoenix AZ 85004
When: SATURDAY, 10:00a-12:30p

10:00a-11:00a - Fundamentals of Lindy Hop
11:00a - 12:30p - Swing Aerials

Cost: $10 per lesson ($15 for both)

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May
6
7:00 PM19:00

Savage Rhythm - Solo Roots Jazz @ Monorchid

Prepare for an hour of badass jazz movement. You will sweat, challenge the way your body moves, and have an amazing time.

Solo jazz movement is the basis of all swing and lindy hop. Vernacular or traditional jazz dance plants its roots in the theaters and ballrooms of early 20th Century America. Its roots are grounded, earthy, and polyrhythmic expressions of jazz music. It is fun, it is a work out, and it is awesome!

This is an open class format: drop-ins welcome!  :)

What: Savage Rhythm with Jonathan Lindsey and Tressa Steele
Where: The Monorchid Main Gallery - 214 E Roosevelt St, Phoenix AZ 85004
When: WEDNESDAY, 7:00p - 8:00p
Cost: $10 per person

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May
1
6:00 PM18:00

First Fridays @ Monorchid (Galleries & Vendor Market)

Swing by the Monorchid to visit Shade Gallery and Bokeh Gallery for two BRAND NEW exhibitions. You'll be among the first to see some of this work!

Also plan to visit our First Friday Vendor Market, open for its fourth consecutive month! Come join us on the Patio @ Monorchid to peruse a whole new lineup of art, crafts, and food.

We're proud to feature the following list of vendors for your shopping pleasure:

Amber Michelle Fine Art
Gypsy Bound
Jar of Buttons
Obsessed by Shanel
State Forty Eight
The Neighborhood Treatery

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Apr
29
7:00 PM19:00

Savage Rhythm - Solo Roots Jazz @ Monorchid

Prepare for an hour of badass jazz movement. You will sweat, challenge the way your body moves, and have an amazing time.

Solo jazz movement is the basis of all swing and lindy hop. Vernacular or traditional jazz dance plants its roots in the theaters and ballrooms of early 20th Century America. Its roots are grounded, earthy, and polyrhythmic expressions of jazz music. It is fun, it is a work out, and it is awesome!

This is an open class format: drop-ins welcome!  :)

What: Savage Rhythm with Jonathan Lindsey and Tressa Steele
Where: The Monorchid Main Gallery - 214 E Roosevelt St, Phoenix AZ 85004
When: WEDNESDAY, 7:00p - 8:00p
Cost: $10 per person

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Apr
25
10:00 AM10:00

Savage Rhythm - Saturday Morning Lindy Hop & Swing Aerials - Lessons @ Monorchid

This is your weekly dose of badass. Each week in the 10 o'clock hour we focus on fundamentals of lindy hop, charleston, and jazz dance. Don't know lindy hop? This is the hour for you. Know lindy hop? This is also the hour for you. With work on fundamentals, kinetic movement, and musicality, you will learn the things to enable you to be the badass that you are.

In our 11 o'clock hour we delve deeper AND also bring to you the footwork, musicality, and moves that you have come to love and expect. From jazz to charleston to lindy hop and even obscure styles in-between, you will find it all here.

Join us!!!

Lindy Hop is the authentic American Swing dance. It is the grandfather of all styes of swing. Every Saturday morning we'll start with the fundamentals and then get progressively more challenging as the morning unfolds. No partner necessary. No previous lindy hop or dance exposure necessary for the 10:00am class.

What: Savage Rhythm with Jonathan Lindsey and Tressa Steele
Where: The Monorchid Main Gallery - 214 E Roosevelt St, Phoenix AZ 85004
When: SATURDAY, 10:00a-12:30p

10:00a-11:00a - Fundamentals of Lindy Hop
11:00a - 12:30p - Swing Aerials

Cost: $10 per lesson ($15 for both)

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Apr
22
7:00 PM19:00

Savage Rhythm - Solo Roots Jazz @ Monorchid

Prepare for an hour of badass jazz movement. You will sweat, challenge the way your body moves, and have an amazing time.

Solo jazz movement is the basis of all swing and lindy hop. Vernacular or traditional jazz dance plants its roots in the theaters and ballrooms of early 20th Century America. Its roots are grounded, earthy, and polyrhythmic expressions of jazz music. It is fun, it is a work out, and it is awesome!

This is an open class format: drop-ins welcome!  :)

What: Savage Rhythm with Jonathan Lindsey and Tressa Steele
Where: The Monorchid Main Gallery - 214 E Roosevelt St, Phoenix AZ 85004
When: WEDNESDAY, 7:00p - 8:00p
Cost: $10 per person

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