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

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Nov 26, 2017, 10am

Circles Presents Museum Maker of the Moment: Michael Gallagher

Dec 5, 2017, 5:30pm
A Duty of Care: The Role of Paintings Conservation at the Metropolitan Museum of Art 5:30 – 6:00 p.m. Reception | 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. Lecture Circles of Support members are invited to an evening with Michael Gallagher at Phoenix Art Museum on Tuesday, December 5, 2017. Gallagher will speak on the key work he and his colleagues undertake to support The Met’s mission to collect, study, conserve, and present significant works of art across all times and cultures in order to connect people to creativity, knowledge, and ideas. He will also describe some of the conservation treatments he personally has undertaken. In October 2005, Gallagher became the Sherman Fairchild Conservator in Charge of the Department of Paintings Conservatio... (View more)

Curator Tour, The Logic of the Copy: Four Decades of Photography in Print

Dec 6, 2017, 6:30pm
Exhibition curator Andrew Kensett will lead a tour of The Logic of the Copy: Four Decades of Photography in Print. The second half of the twentieth century saw a seismic shift in art, marked by a move away from Modernist introspection and investigation of the singular artistic medium toward political engagement, critique of mass media, and a drive to explore new forms across artistic disciplines. Photomechanical printmaking, a uniquely democratic hybrid process, was an essential vehicle for change during this period. The Logic of the Copy will bring together the work of artists working with photographs in print, beginning in 1960 and ending at the turn of the 21st century. Tickets are FREE. Space is limited; reserve your ticket today! ... (View more)

Harmonizing History: Asian Arts Council First Wednesday Gallery Talk

Dec 6, 2017, 12pm
As part of the Asian Arts Council First Wednesday Gallery Talk series, Colin Pearson from the Musical Instrument Museum will offer insights into their newest exhibition, Ancient Musical Treasures from Central China: Harmony of the Ancients from the Henan Museum.  The exhibition explores the harmony between music and people and between heaven and earth through extremely rare instruments and works of art spanning nearly 9,000 years of Chinese musical history. Colin Pearson is MIM's curator for Asia, Oceania, and the Middle East at the Musical Instrument Museum.  He draws upon the field of ethnomusicology to interpret culture and history through the beauty of music. The gallery talk is free for Members and included with Museum general admi... (View more)

Discount Tire Free Family Weekend: Light

Dec 9, 2017, 10am Dec 10, 2017, 12pm
Join us on the second weekend of each month for a whirlwind of great art and hands-on activities. Through the generosity of Discount Tire Company, the Museum offers free general admission on the second weekend of each month, with exciting activities, scavenger hunts, live performances, story time, free tours, and more. Each Discount Tire Free Family Weekend features an opportunity to learn about and make art with a featured local Valley artist, from muralists to dancers and more. December's theme is Light! This month, our community partners include: visual artist Dani Godreau, sound artist Tony Obr, performance group Movement Source, children’s music program Music Together in Phoenix, and story time with&... (View more)