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

Members' Make It!: Wearable Art

Feb 24, 2018, 10:30am
Calling young artists (ages 5-12) and their caregivers! Explore the art of fashion as you gather inspiration from the Iris van Herpen: Transforming Fashion exhibition.  Experiment with innovative materials to construct your own three dimensional masterpiece!   Family- through Fellow-level Members are welcome. Studio seating is limited. Please click here to RSVP.   Image credit: Iris van Herpen, Refinery Smoke, Dress, July 2008. Untreated woven metal gauze and cow leather. Groninger Museum. Photo by Bart Oomes, No 6 Studios.

Meet the Artist: Reception with Paul Pletka

Feb 28, 2018, 5:15pm
Western Art Associates, a support group of the Museum is hosting a reception for artist Paul Pletka and his wife, Nancy, on Wednesday, February 28 at 5:15 pm. This reception will precede Mr. Pletka's gallery talk at 6:30 pm, a free event open to the public. Don't miss this opportunity to meet the artist behind one of Phoenix Art Museum's most beloved paintings, Nuestro Señor el Desollado (Our Lord, The One Who is Flayed) currently on view in Border Crossings: Mexico and the American Southwest.    Tickets to the reception are $20 and can be purchased at The reception will include light hors d'oeuvres and a cash bar. Image credit: Paul Pletka, Nuestro Señor el D... (View more)

Make It!: Triad Compositions

Feb 28, 2018, 3:30pm
Join Phoenix-based artist Hannah Irene Walsh to create your own three-part, mixed media composition. Gather inspiration from 16th-century triptychs featured in Selections from the Schorr Collection. Consider theme, symbolism and visual harmony as you design your own triptych to take home.  Teaching Artist Bio Hannah Irene Walsh is a multimedia artist and lifelong Phoenix resident. She graduated with her Master of Fine Arts from Arizona State University in 2017, and currently teaches studio art classes at GateWay Community College. Her work explores the juxtaposition of different-yet-connected esoteric subjects –especially in sets of three— which have often manifested as triptychs and other multi-part compositions. Faceb... (View more)

Gallery Talk and Book Signing: Paul Pletka: Imagined Wests

Feb 28, 2018, 6:30pm
Artist Paul Pletka will visit the Museum to discuss a new monograph on his work, entitled Paul Pletka: Imagined Wests and written by Amy Scott, Chief Curator and Marilyn B. and Calvin Gross Curator of Visual Arts at the Autry Museum of the American West in Los Angeles. His talk will take place in front of his large painting, Nuestro Señor el Desollado (Our Lord, The One Who is Flayed) currently on view in Border Crossings: Mexico and the American Southwest. There will be a book signing following the discussion.   This is a free program, open to the general public as part of #FreeAfterThree Wednesdays. No RSVP necessary.