Family at art museumPhoenix is the art center of Arizona, featuring tons of museums, galleries, and theaters. It’s full of culturally significant spots, and locals and visitors alike enjoy everything the city has to offer. When you stay in Scottsdale at our Eagle Mountain resort, you’re close enough to take a day trip to Phoenix, but you’re far enough away to enter full relaxation mode while immersed in the surrounding scenery. It’s the perfect way to experience all of Arizona in one vacation—although we hope you’ll come back again and again. Here are the top things to see during your next music and arts filled trip.

Phoenix Art Museum Events and Activities

To see a wide variety of art from different geographic locations and time periods, this is the art museum to visit. After exploring the permanent collections and temporary exhibitions, attend one of the many Phoenix Art Museum events. They offer educational lectures, artist workshops, and plenty of family-friendly activities. There’s an entire calendar of Phoenix Art Museum events for you to choose from—which ones catch your eye?

Music and Arts with The Phoenix Theatre CompanySunset shining over Arizona landscape and cacti

This slice of Phoenix history was founded in 1920 and was originally called the Phoenix Players. Now called The Phoenix Theatre Company, this group of talented performers entertains over 100,000 people each year, and you could be one of them! Upcoming performances include the award-winning Kinky Boots and popular classic The Sound of Music. You’ll still be singing along to the songs when you return to your Inn at Eagle Mountain room. After all, “the hills are alive” with our vibrant Arizona sunsets.


Archeological Art Center of PhoenixPueblo Grande art center building entrance

When it comes to music and arts, people tend to focus on paintings, photography, and orchestras. However, the art of uncovering and preserving history is a big part of Arizona’s art center. Phoenix has a rich cultural history, and the Pueblo Grande Museum and Archaeological Park will teach you all about it. Learn about native music and arts, including pottery and architecture. It’s an experience you won’t find anywhere else.

Take Advantage of the Culture Pass Phoenix Offers

Return to the Scottsdale valley feeling inspired and creative. Perhaps you’ll take some especially beautiful photos after your time in the art center of Arizona. Call 855-988-4745 to make reservations at our breathtaking, refreshing Eagle Mountain resort.