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Circles Curator-led Tour: A Tribute to James Galanos

Sep 28, 2017, 4pm
4:00 – 5:00 p.m. Circles of Support members are invited to join Dennita Sewell, the Jacquie Dorrance Curator of Fashion Design, for an exclusive Circles curator-led tour of A Tribute to James Galanos.   A retrospective dedicated to the iconic American fashion designer, A Tribute to James Galanos features more than 40 couture-quality, ready-to-wear ensembles and accessories, including an ensemble worn and donated by former First Lady Nancy Reagan, the exhibition will illuminate the designer’s influence and legacy with objects from the 1950s through the 1990s.   “A black dress,” Galanos once said, “reveals everything: line, cut, drape, seaming. It must be perfection.” From his selection of ... (View more)

Past/Future/Present Film Series: Bye Bye Brazil

Oct 1, 2017, 2pm
Bye Bye Brazil • Carlos Diegues • 1980 Rated R • 1h 50min • Portuguese with English subtitles A mesmerizing, languorous road movie with an upbeat political kick, Bye Bye Brazil follows a Northeastern peasant couple as they join a smalltime traveling sideshow. With magician, strong man, and exotic dancer in tow, the group sets off on a 9,000 mile journey through Brazil. Blurring documentary and fiction, Carlos Diegues’ Bye Bye Brazil merges Cinema Novo experimentalism with cinematic spectacle. It is a film that critiques as it entertains, saying goodbye to a country that is about to come to an end in order to make way for one that is about to begin. Free for Members and included with general admission. ... (View more)

Relics from the Deep: Ceramics from Vietnam’s Hoi An Ship Wreckage

Oct 4, 2017, 12pm
Wednesday, October 4 12:00—12:30 P.M. Asian Gallery Free for Members, included with General Admission In the 15th century a Vietnamese ship carrying export ceramics, the Hoi An, sank near the Cham Island. A fisherman uncovered the remains of the Hoi An in 1993, leading to the discovery of over 150,000 Vietnamese ceramics. Join Carolyn Greene, Curatorial Assistant of Asian Art at Phoenix Art Museum, to explore the Museum's collection of ceramics from the Hoi An excavation and their relevance to the Asian Gallery. Please join us for an $18 cash (tax & gratuity Included) no-host lunch at Palette following the talk.   Presented by Asian Arts Council, a support group of Phoenix Art Museum. Fo... (View more)

Exhibition Preview & Reception: A Tribute to James Galanos

Oct 5, 2017, 6pm
This event is open to Arizona Costume Institute Members Tickets are free  ACI Members can bring one Guest only   Arizona Costume Institute invites you to celebrate A Tribute to James Galanos. Includes exhibition preview in Ellman Fashion Design Gallery & reception in Cummings Great Hall. Introduction with special guests Tatiana Sorokko and Ralph Rucci begins at 7:30pm in Whiteman Hall. Hors d'oeuvres & no-host bar.   Enjoy all that Arizona Costume Institute has to offer by becoming a Member today. Enjoy invites to Fashion exhibition opening previews, trips and other special events. Also enjoy discounts on monthly programs and lectures. Click here to learn more   To be a member ... (View more)