Contemporary Forum, a support group of Phoenix Art Museum, is hosting its new annual fundraiser, the Contemporary Forum Art + Architecture Weekend. Participants will visit area homes with outstanding architectural components and contemporary art collections, as well as attend lectures by top Phoenician architects, and enjoy a twilight tour of Taliesin West and parties throughout the Valley.
The Art + Architecture Weekend will take place from Feb. 24 to Feb. 27. On Fri., Feb. 24, a VIP opening party will be held at Taliesin West. It will include a Twilight Tour of the Taliesin Estate and a panel discussion by architects of the featured homes.
On Sat., Feb. 25, four exclusive Valley homes will be open from 1 to 5 p.m. Transportation will be provided, and a private reception will be held at the end of the tour.
On Sun., Feb. 26, guests will start their day with breakfast at AK Studio in Scottsdale and then tour five Valley homes with outstanding architecture and private art collections. Guests may visit the homes at their leisure between 11 a.m. and 5 p.m. Maps will be provided at breakfast. A VIP closing party at a private residence will conclude the weekend.
Three different levels of tickets with varying levels of participation are available for purchase online.
The Casa Rita Residence pictured at top will be on the public tour Sun., Feb. 26.
PHOTOS COURTESY CONTEMPORARY FORUM