PhxArtx60 Anniversary Monday

Nov 18, 2019, 12pm

Archival image, 1959. 

Celebrate the 60th Anniversary Weekend of Phoenix Art Museum as we look back on the last ten years with PhxArt60: The Past Decade, art making activities, Store & café discounts, and much more. Plus, we’ll have extended hours on Sunday, November 17 from 10 am to 7 pm for our official birthday party and be open to all on Monday, November 18 to commemorate our anniversary! Share in the magic with #PhxArtx60! 

Monday, November 18 | noon - 5 pm
FREE General Admission and $6 Special Exhibition Pricing for Legends of Speed

The Museum, Store, and Palette will all be open to the general public during special hours on its 60 anniversary. 
 
Birthday Special! 
If you were born November 18 or in the year 1959, enjoy FREE General Admission and Special Exhibition Pricing all weekend including on Monday November 18.
 
60th Anniversary Docent Public Presentations
Learn about Phoenix Art Museum throughout the decades with in-gallery conversations about objects from the collection. Each talk will feature an object (or two) that was added into the collection from a different decade—celebrating each of the six decades of the Museum.

Note: At 12:15pm and 1 pm there will be two presentations happening simultaneously.

  • 12:15 to 12:45pm | Salomon Koninck, The Old Philosopher (1645-1650). Presented by Docent Brenna Saunders.
  • 12:15 to 12:45pm | Fritz Scholder, Bi-Centennial Indian (1975) and Indian at the Circus (1970-1971). Presented by Master Docent Lisa Roger.
  • 1 to 1:30pm | George Elbert Burr, The Edge of the Desert (1929) and Evening – Apache Trail Country – Arizona (20thcentury). Presented by Master Docent William Lykins.
  • 1 to 1:30pm | Chinese, Blue and gold robe (not dated). Presented by Docent Janine Loiselle-Newbern.
  • 1:45 to 2:15pm | Alexander Calder, Constellation with Orange Anvil (1960) and Moon and the Oar (1974). Presented by Docent Karen Kahler.
  • 2:20 to 3pm | Unknown, Mexico, Retrato de Dona Maria Moreno y Buenaventura (c. 1760). Presented by Master Docent Bunny Gordon.
  • 3:15 to 3:45pm | Josiah McElheny, Extended Landscape Model for Total Reflective Abstraction (2004). Presented by Docents John Engen and Lisa Spahr.
  • 4 to 4:30pm | The Propeller Group (Phunam Thuc Ha, Matt Lucero, and Tuan Andrew Nguyen), AK-47 vs The M16 (2015). Presented by the Gerry Grout Education Director Kaela Sáenz Oriti.

MEMBERSHIP OFFERS
Saturday, November 16 through Monday November 18th 
$60 Individual Plus or Family Membership, redeemable in-person at the front desk for new members
Renewing and visiting Members will also enjoy special prizes all weekend long!
 
Two year Family Membership with anniversary baby! 
Monday, November 18, 2019
Any families with baby born on November 18, 2019 can receive a 2 year Family Membership*, redeemable in-person at the front desk until March 15, 2020 with birth certificate.
*Two year Family Membership will be in the names of parents or guardian. 
 
20% off PhxArt branded merchandise for everyone!
Saturday, November 16 | 10 am – 5 pm
Sunday, November 17 | 10 am – 7 pm
Monday, November 18 | noon – 5 pm
Members and the general public are welcome to shop during special anniversary hours on Monday, November 18  from noon to 5 pm.
 
Social Hour Menu and Member pricing (10% off) for everyone all weekend 
Saturday, November 16 | 11 am – 3:30 pm
Sunday, November 17 | 11 am – 3:30 pm
Monday, November 18 | noon – 4 pm 
Come one, come all for Social Hour and Member pricing for three consecutive days! More details TBA closer to the event on phxart.org. 
 

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