Object of the Month
Checkers Up at the Farm by John Rogers
What could be more fun than a game of checkers with family and friends after a long week of chores? How does this historical American scene compare with the video games played today? Bring your ideas and your memories for a lively conversation with docent Nancy Abbott.
US Airways is the Official Airline of the Phoenix Art Museum Lecture Series.
John Rogers, Checkers Up at the Farm, detail, 1875. Plaster. Collection Phoenix Art Museum, Gift of Mr. David Gensburg. Photo by Ken Howie.