Explore Phoenix During AMTA 2020 National Convention
When you attend the AMTA 2020 National Convention, take in the serene desert landscape, soaring Saguaro cacti and the endless possibilities of things to do and see in the Phoenix area. Phoenix has something for everyone and plenty of ways to extend your stay. Here are a few suggestions for your visit.
Experience traditional and contemporary American Indian art throughout 11 galleries and outdoor courtyards. In addition, the museum shares the cultures of tribes in the region through exhibits, demonstrations and live performances.
Phoenix Art Museum
The largest art museum in the southwestern United States, the Phoenix Art Museum’s collection includes objects of American, Asian, European, Latin American, Western American, modern and contemporary art, photography, and fashion design. The museum also features an interactive PhxArtKids gallery and the Dorrance Sculpture Garden.
Musical Instrument Museum
The Musical Instrument Museum (MIM) takes visitors around the world through displays of more than 6,800 musical instruments and objects. Take a turn at playing different instruments in the Experience Gallery. See why MIM is the number one attraction in Phoenix.
Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art
The museum, in the heart of Old Town Scottsdale, focuses on art, architecture, and design while providing opportunities for artistic communities – locally, nationally, and internationally.
Desert Botanical Garden
More than 50,000 desert plants are on display through five themed trails, focusing on the Sonoran Desert and the people who have lived there. With long hours you can end your day at the Botanical Garden with the sun.
Six Flags Hurricane Harbor Phoenix
Arizona’s largest and most diverse waterpark, the park boasts 30 award-winning slides, rides and attractions, plus dueling water coasters. There are also mini-versions of the rides for younger guests.
The park features over 30 rides and attractions for the whole family. Golfland includes miniature golf, race cars, bumper boats, and laser tag. The water park includes waterslides for all ages, a wave pool, and a lazy river.
Get a Ride
Phoenix has a public transit system that includes light rail and neighborhood circulator buses. You can get 1 day passes for light rail, and most neighborhood circulators are free. Find maps, fare information and trip planners online.
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What Previous Attendees Have to Say
“Awesome convention, made amazing connections and met many new friendly people.”
“Thank you to all of the teachers for their passion, energy, generous knowledge and humor.”
“Excellent classes, presenters, and vendor hall.”