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Lenhardt Emerging Artist Lecture Series: Arcmanoro Niles

Nov 13, 2019, 7pm
Lenhardt Emerging Artist Lecture Series: Arcmanoro Niles   Join us for the second Lenhardt Emerging Artist Lecture Series featuring Brooklyn-based  figurative painter Arcmanoro Niles, a contemporary artist known for his highly saturated portraits of family members, friends, or himself placed within a domestic setting.   Guests can also see Niles’s work entitled Does A Broken Home Become a Broken Family (2019), which was recently acquired by the Museum as part of the Dawn and David Lenhardt Contemporary Art Initiative, on view in the 60th Anniversary exhibition.   About the artist:   Arcmanoro Niles (b. 1989, Washington, D.C.) earned a BFA from Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, an ... (View more)

A Very Long History of Chinese Jade (in about 45 minutes)

Nov 13, 2019, 12pm
The use of jade for creating objects of ritual and adornment dates back five millennia in China. Join us to learn more about its purpose and symbolism, highlighted by works on view, including a recent acquisition funded by the Asian Arts Council. The speaker is Janet Baker, Ph.D. Curator of Asian Art at Phoenix Art Museum. Free for Members, included with General admission. 

Make It!

Nov 20, 2019, 3:30pm
Make It! is a hands-on art-making space for all ages and abilities. Join Phoenix-based artists and museum staff to be inspired by works of art from the Museum’s collection or current exhibitions.  Each month features a different object and art-making technique, and a chance to explore new materials, perspectives, and ways of connecting with art. Make It! occurs once a month. Wednesday session is open to the public during Pay-What-You-Wish Wednesdays.

National Theatre Live: Small Island

Nov 24, 2019, 1pm Nov 30, 2019, 1pm
National Theatre Live Small Island adapted by Helen Edmundson based on the novel by Andrea Levy   Andrea Levy's Orange Prize-winning novel Small Island comes to life in an epic new theatre adaptation. Experience the play in cinemas, filmed live on stage as part of National Theatre Live's 10th birthday. Small Island embarks on a journey from Jamaica to Britain, through the Second World War to 1948-the year the HMT Empire Windrush docked at Tillbury, England. The play follows three intricately connected stories. Hortense yearns for a new life away from rural Jamaica, Gilbert dreams of becoming a lawyer, and Queenie longs to escape her Lincolnshire roots. Hope and humanity meet stubborn reality as the play traces the ... (View more)