Offsite event: Community Lecture by David Lewis, founder of the Schorr Collection
***This event is sold out. ***
Phoenix Art Museum is partnering with Valley of the Sun Jewish Community Center (VOSJCC) to host a community presentation by David and Hannah Lewis, founders of the internationally-renowned Schorr Collection, selections of which which will be on view at Phoenix Art Museum starting April 26, 2017. Mr. Lewis will speak on his role as co-founder of the Commission for Looted Art in Europe, which seeks to restore objects of art looted by the Nazis from 1933-1945 to their rightful owners or their descendants. Mrs. Lewis, who was born in Poland in 1937, will also speak on her experiences as a survivor of the Holocaust. The couple will also share their unique perspectives on London’s Jewish community in 2017.
The event will be hosted offsite at the VOSJCC, located at 12701 N. Scottsdale Road in Scottsdale, on April 26, beginning at 7:30 pm.
***This event is sold out. *** Tickets to the community lecture and discussion are offered at $10 to the general public, and $5 for Members of Phoenix Art Museum or the VOSJCC. Tickets are available at http://bit.ly/LewisAtVOSJCC. Please call 602.257.1880 for more details.
Image credit: Peter Lely, Portrait of Barbara Palmer (1641-1709), née Villiers, Lady Castlemaine and Duchess of Cleveland, 17th century. Oil on canvas. Long term loan from Schorr Collection.