Make plans now to attend one of Arizona’s premiere arts festivals!

Formerly Sunday @ Shemer, this event has been held since 1998 at one of the most historic sites in Phoenix, the Shemer Art Center!  This year, the Shemer Art Center is pleased to announce that the Shemer Arizona Arts Festival will once again be a two-day event, to be held Saturday and Sunday, November 2 & 3, from 10 a.m. – to 4 p.m., and admission to this year’s event will once again be FREE! 

This annual event will be held just in time to kick-off holiday shopping! Over 40 artists from all across Arizona will feature one-of-a-kind works of art, plus we will have hourly artist demonstrations (schedule to be announced soon).   The event will also feature a $5 Kids Zone with interactive arts activities and a free t-shirt for all children who enter, plus sculpture garden tours, live music, food & beverage vendors like Black Cat Coffee House, Chef Wade’s Mac & Cheese, Leo’s Ice Cream and more, plus a silent auction!

This year’s event is once again a stop on the Camelback Studio Tour and Sale, taking place at a number of home studios on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, November 1, 2 & 3!   The Shemer Arizona Arts Festival is a great place to stop and enjoy more art, live music plus breakfast or lunch during your tours!

Featured Artists at the 2018 Shemer Arizona Arts Festival Included:

Alix Alejandro, Velma Barder, Roger Bedard, Sandy Blain, Gerri Dames, Hristi Dimitrova Wilson, Allison Echanove, John Erwin, Elliott Everson, Julius Forzano, Jules Gissler, Dave Hanson, Robbie Hopwood, Mabre Lencho-Armstrong, Kara Marshall, Rami Myron, Glennda Neff, Mike Pearson, Fritz Pender, Cheri Reckers, Parris Richie, Don Ridley, Michelle Rodeman and Robert McLeod, Christine Sandifur, Alice Slack, Linda Taylor, Olivia Thomas, Jared Trask and John Tzelepis.

2019 Arizona Celebrities to be announced soon.

Art Organizations in attendance in 2018:

AZ Clay Association

AZ Glass Alliance

Scottsdale Bonsai Society

Arizona Blacksmiths Association

2018 Business Vendors:

Renewal by Andersen of Phoenix

Dreamstyle Remodeling

        Tony Montagnino, Liberty Mutual

Destiny’s Psychic

Event Media Partner:

The Arcadia News

“Since 1984 the Shemer Art Center has supported and showcased Arizona artists,” said Shonna James, Executive Director.  “This two-day event gives us the opportunity to showcase emerging and established artists from all across the state, and further display the talent we have here in Arizona. Plus the free admission allows all families to attend.”

For more information about the Shemer Arizona Arts Festival or the Shemer Art Center, located at 5005 E. Camelback Road, Phoenix, AZ 85018, call (602) 262-4727, email or visit