Art Detour is back and bigger than ever.
What was once a weeklong art walk, will now celebrate art not just in Phoenix, but across Arizona, for more than a month.
From Feb. 27 to March 31, Art Detour will feature more than 300 arts activities and connect art lovers with special shows at art galleries, arts and culture organizations, arts-supporting businesses and visual and performing artists.
The annual event is put on by Artlink Inc., a nonprofit that supports local artists, art initiatives and events including First and Third Fridays.
“We want these 33 days to feel completely different from any other set of 33 days,” said Catrina Kahler, Artlink president and CEO.
“We want arts and culture to be front and center. We want people to appreciate and or perhaps learn for the first time that the definition of arts and culture may not be what they previously