Founded in 1928, the Arizona Artists Guild is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization led by volunteers dedicated to providing and promoting opportunities in the visual arts including exhibitions, educational and outreach programs.

Membership is made up of professional as well as aspiring artists working in a variety of media. The Guild offers four types of membership: associate, juried, honorary and life.

Join us at our open meetings held on the third Tuesday of each month, September through May ( no meeting in December). A pre-meeting social hour begins at 5 p.m. (feel free to bring a brown bag dinner) with a critique session from 5:30 6:30 p.m. Our general meeting is held at 7 p.m. with our program featuring a guest artist starting at 7:30. The AAG building is conveniently located on 7th Avenue just South of Union Hills at 18411 N. 7th Ave., in Phoenix, AZ 85023 (Mailing address is P. O. Box 41534, Phoenix, AZ 85080).

The Arizona Artists Guild is committed to the following:


  • Promoting quality artwork for public viewing and appreciation
  • Encouraging members to participate in state and national exhibits
  • Offering support for members to further their careers
  • Providing opportunities for members to display their work

Educational Programs

  • Awarding scholarships to Arizona students
  • Sponsoring classes through The Guild School of Art
  • Teaching classes to people with disabilities
  • Providing after school art enrichment experiences
  • Offering critique sessions to improve skills

Outreach Programs

  • Supplying judges for local, state and national art exhibits
  • Providing a voice for civic matters relating to the arts
  • Availing a meeting space for other community arts organizations
  • Continuing a long-standing tradition of art leadership in the state since 1928
  • Maintaining a cadre of instructors for schools and community



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