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

Tours of India: Fashion's Muse & Sari Draping Demonstration

Mar 25, 2020, 5:30pm
From 5:30 to 6:30 pm Arizona Costume Institute invites you to join Interim Curator of Fashion Helen Jean as she gives brief tours of India: Fashion’s Muse, exploring the garments displayed, inspiration for the exhibit, and the influence Indian fashion has had on western fashion for centuries.   At 6:30pm and 7:30pm Learn about the sari through a 30-minute draping demonstration and brief talk led by Sujaya Nambiar and Shanta Hariharan from the India Association of Phoenix.   This event occurs during voluntary-donation hours on Pay-What-You-Wish-Wednesday.    About Arizona Costume Institute The Arizona Costume Institute was founded in 1966 to support Phoenix Art Museum's Fashion Design Departmen... (View more)

Creative Saturdays: Free Under 18

Mar 28, 2020, 10am
Make memories together! From noon to 4 pm visitors of all ages and abilities are invited to join us for hands-on experiences inspired by the Museum’s collection and special exhibitions. Check out our scavenger hunt (with prizes!) to discover works of art from all corners of the Museum. New art-making and activities each month.  Included with general admission.   Free for Members! All materials provided.    March's theme is "Big."

Making a Photographer: The Early Work of Ansel Adams Book Talk and Signing with Dr. Rebecca A. Senf

Mar 28, 2020, 1pm
One of the most influential photographers of his generation, Ansel Adams (1902–1984) is famous for his dramatic photographs of the American West. While many of Adams’s images are now iconic, his early work has remained largely unknown. In this first monograph dedicated to the beginnings of Adams’s career, Rebecca A. Senf argues that these early photographs are both crucial to understanding Adams’s artistic development and offer new insights into many aspects of the artist’s mature oeuvre.   Drawing on copious archival research, Senf traces the first three decades of Adams’s photographic practice—beginning with an amateur album made during his childhood and culminating with his Guggenheim-supported Nation... (View more)

April Object of the Month

Apr 2, 2020, 11:30am Apr 4, 2020, 11:30am 2 More Engagement(s) Available
Free for Members Included with General Admission   Join us for a gallery talk led by a Museum Docent and learn more about an object from the collection or on view in a special exhibition.