New York City has their fashion Week, Miami has Art Deco Weekend, and this weekend kicked off the 10th Annual Modern Week here in Phoenix! Modern Phoenix Week is a week long celebration of the historic & iconic mid century modern architecture here in the Valley. Saturday afternoon kicked-off MoPho Week this year with a tour of the iconic Hotel Valley Ho, directed by hotel concierge Ace Bailey. Jeff and I attended the tour and LOVED it! A second tour will be happening this coming Saturday morning, at 10am. (I'll be going more in depth about our tour experience in the upcoming next post.) Sunday was a slide presentation and talk by Roger Brevoort at the Shemer Art Center about preserving Arcadia's fragile Mid Century architectural character. Monday thru Friday will be full of evening events, some including an architectural film at SMoCA, a mixer at DWR Scottsdale, and a First Friday gallery artist reception at the vintage shop, Modern Manor.

Read more about the Monday - Tuesday - Wednesday Mixers!

Modern Phoenix Week will culminate Saturday with a Phoenix Modern Week Expo, including pop-up shops and meet & greet time with area MoPho professionals, including a raffle to win an original and locally-crafted design. The sold-out tour of Mid Century Modern Phoenix homes, this year in Arcadia, will be Sunday, April 6. If you're in the Phoenix area, below is a glimpse of this week's events to check out - and for additional information + ticket info, visit

What is MoPho? It's short for Modern Phoenix, and THE MoPo's are the pros-in-the-know here, also known as modern Phoenicians - including Modern Phoenix's Founding Editor + Annual MoPho event curator: Allison King. meet the MoPho's here...

Besides these events, also be sure to check out a wonderful source for mid century architecture here in Phoenix at: plus follow their facebook page, twitter, and instagram too.

Iconic Mid Century Modern Hotel - Hotel Valley Ho

Stay tuned for my Valley Ho Tour post!
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