Current Exhibits

Arizona Pastel Artists Association
8th Exhibition & Sale
In the Lower Level Gallery
March 10, 2024 – April 21, 2024
Opening Reception 
Saturday, March 23rd    |    10:30 A.M. – 2:00 P.M. 
Members – FREE 
Not Yet Members – FREE

The Arizona Pastel Artists Association (APAA) fascinating National Exhibition and Sale is on display in our Lower Level Gallery through April 21st, 2024, and you’re invited to the visual feast.

Pastel works, prized for their brilliant color, are on display and for sale in this open and juried show. Art collectors and enthusiasts will find something special amidst a selection of figurative, landscape, still life and abstract works.

Today’s pastel artists explore the versatility of these luscious, pure pigments using a wide variety of styles and artistic expressions. The APAA seeks to inspire and promote its members through demonstrations, workshops, informal competitions, juried shows, as well as public exhibitions. It held its first open show 8 years ago and quickly grew to include works from the United States, Canada, Europe, Australia and Asia.

Founded in 1994, today it boasts a membership of over 250 artists.


Women Artists of the West
54th National Exhibition and Sale, ” Dreamweavers” 
In the Marley Gallery
March 1, 2024 – June 23, 2024
Awards Reception: Friday, March 9th, 2024 at 5:30PM
Free for Museum members & $20 for guests
In the Lower Gallery

Women Artists of the West’s National show “Dreamweavers” will feature 130 original paintings and sculptures in the Phippen’s Marley Gallery from March 1, 2024 through June 23, 2024.  In addition to exceptional paintings and sculptures, the exhibit will include tribute banners with historic materials and artwork from Legacy members. The Phippen Museum will host an awards reception on Saturday, March 9th will include a talk about the history of WAOW, one of the oldest all-women juried organizations in the country.  For more information about Women Artists of the West, please visit


The Hitchcock Foundation Collection
In the Lower-Level Gallery

This exhibit is closed March 3rd, 2024 and will reopen May 18th, 2024


The Hitchcock Foundation and the Phippen Museum proudly announce a collaboration aimed at enriching public access to art in our community. This unique partnership brings forth a curated collection of captivating artwork, uniting the Foundation’s commitment to provide a repository for the collection with the Museum’s dedication to preserving and showcasing artistic excellence in western art. This special exhibition is now on display in our Lower Level Gallery until March 3rd, 2024, when the Arizona Pastel Artist Association’s 8th Annual Exhibition opens . However, the collection will return on May 5th, 2024.

You won’t want to miss this special personal collection of Ed Hitchcock’s western art, a portion of which was previously located at the Lobo Ranch in Paulden, AZ.

To learn more about the Lobo Ranch and The Hitchcock Foundation, click here.

 Lobo Ranch Roping, oil,  Bill Owen CA