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Film & Performance
July 18, 7pm
CF's Summer Film Series: Exit Through The Gift Shop

August Object of the Month

Aug 22, 2019, 11:30am Aug 29, 2019, 11:30am
In her early 60s, artist Agnes Pelton chose to remember her father in a painting entitled Awakening (Memory of Father). Join Docent Bob Crawford in a discussion to discover what the painting reveals about Pelton’s relationship with her father and about the spiritual and philosophical underpinnings of her “desert abstractions” that form the core of the Museum’s exhibition, Agnes Pelton: Desert Transcendentalist.  Public Presentations for August: Thursday, August 1, 2019 | 11:30am-12pm | Steele Gallery Saturday, August 3, 2019 | 11:30am-12pm | Steele Gallery Membership Event: Thursday, August 8, 2019* | 10:30am-11am | Senior Coffee Social | Singer Hall Thursday, August 15, 2019 | 11:30am-12pm | Steele Gallery... (View more)

Pay-What-You-Wish Wednesday: August

Aug 21, 2019, 3pm Aug 28, 2019, 3pm
Wednesdays | 3–9 pm | All year long In an effort to reduce economic barriers and increase access to the arts, Phoenix Art Museum offers Pay-What-You-Wish admission every Wednesday from 3 to 9 pm.    As the Museum's first and longest-running community-access program providing complimentary general admission and programming for all ages and interests, Pay-What-You-Wish Wednesday has welcomed nearly 1 million people to the Museum over the past two decades.   Special-Engagement Exhibitions Special-engagement exhibitions require a $5 admission ticket during Pay-What-You-Wish Wednesdays.   Through September 8 Agnes Pelton: Desert Transcendentalist     Complimentary admission fo... (View more)

Educator Arts Day

Aug 24, 2019, 9am
Join us for Phoenix Art Museum's 5th Annual Educator Arts Day + Cultural Arts Fair. Educators enjoy a FREE day of celebrating arts integrated learning.    Registration for this exciting event includes the following:   • Engaging professional development workshops • Discover the community resources available for you and your students at the Cultural Resource Fair featuring more than 40 organizations • Opportunities to network with educators from across Arizona • Raffle with prizes from our cultural partners • Catered lunch from Palette Museum Cafe  • Continuing education credit certificate • Pre-orders for this year’s t-shirt fea... (View more)

Make It!

Aug 28, 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. Learn about the techniques used in Op Art alongside Phoenix based artist Isela Meraz and create your own optical illusion piece inspired by the art of Julian Stanczak and Victor Vasarely.    Image credit: Julian Stanczak, Monad, 1972, acrylic on ... (View more)