First Friday - October 2019

From 6–10 pm on the first Friday of each month, Phoenix Art Museum is open to the public with voluntary donation admission. Share your First Friday experience: @phxart #phxartff
 
Special feature:
Openscore Ensemble at PVCC presents Philip Glass' 1975 opera "Einstein on the Beach," in collaboration with Orange Theater director Matt Watkins, video artist Casey Farina and members of the Digital Media Arts Program at GCC.
 
Einstein on the Beach is famous for its unique and innovative style, the culmination and fullest realization of Glass' musical language developed over the previous decade.
 
FREE ADMISSION. The performance will take place in the Great Hall during First Friday, 6pm - 9:30pm.
 
Holly Pyle, voice
Mario Yniguez, voice
Megyn Neff, violin and voice
Julia Lougheed, clarinet and voice
Anne-Marie Shaver, flutes and voice
Ilona Kubiaczyk-Adler, organ and voice
Dominique Holley, bass clarinet and voice
Brendan Rincon, laptop, voice, and conducting
Jordan Tompkins, guitar, voice, and percussion
Jacob Adler, organ, voice and musical direction
 
Matt Watkins, stage design and theatrical direction
Katrina Donaldson, theater
Molly Schenck, theater
 
Casey Farina, sound mixing and video direction
Clifford Asay, video art
Micheal McVicker, video art
Charisse Manorina, video art
Raphael Rios, video art
Corine Richards, video art
Amanda Hughes, video art
Iran Nolasco, video art
 
The Openscore Ensemble specializes in performing creative arrangements of contemporary classical music; musicians interested in joining the ensemble at Paradise Valley Community College can contact Jacob Adler for more info: jacob.adler@paradisevalley.edu.
 
 
Museum Policies
Help us create a safe environment for you and the art by remembering the following: 
‣ Artworks in the Museum are not to be touched.
‣ Food and drink (including water bottles) are not allowed in the Museum.
‣ Backpacks (large and small) are discouraged as they can damage the art. Shoulder bags are allowed.
 
Getting Here by Light Rail
The closest station to the Museum is Number 10, McDowell & Central. See this link to download the metro light rail brochure, containing a full map, fare details and operating hours.
 
Parking
A limited amount of parking is available at the Museum. Paid parking may* be available north of the Museum at Central United Methodist Church from 5 pm-10 pm on First Friday. The charge is $10 and can be paid using cash or credit card. 
 
*Paid parking not always available. Ride share, bike share or park-and-ride strongly recommended.
 
Phoenix Art Museum is one of five Artlink Phoenix First Friday Trolley hubs. Park and enjoy the Museum then take the trolley tour and explore all the downtown Phoenix arts and culture destinations. The Museum is conveniently located by the Central and McDowell Valley Metro Lightrail station.
 
First Fridays at Phoenix Art Museum are generously sponsored by Macy's.

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