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

Featured Events

May 26, 2018, 10:30am

Film: The Square

Sep 12, 2018, 6:30pm
An Academy Award Nominee for best foreign language film, The Square tells the story of a respected museum curator whose good intentions go awry. Christian's next show, "The Square" is an installation reminding people of their role as responsible human beings. But the museum's PR agency creates an unexpected campaign that sends Christian into an existential crisis.  2017. Run Time: 151 minutes. Rated R. This film screening is part of the 2018 Contemporary Forum Film Festival: The Art of Satire.    Tickets are available at Free for Members, $5 for non-Members. Not a Member yet? Join today!   Sponsored by Contemporary Forum and Lisa Sette Gallery.   ... (View more)

Annual Meeting / State of the Museum

Sep 27, 2018, 10am
Schedule TBD Please join Amada Cruz, the Museum's Sybil Harrington Director and CEO, and the Board of Trustees for the 2018 Annual Meeting, open to all Museum Members. Amada Cruz will reflect on the past year, highlighting the Museum's successes, along with a preview of plans and opportunities for the year ahead. The Annual Meeting is free and open to all Museum Members along with special guests of the Museum. RSVP to or 602.257.2124.

Compassion in the 21st Century: The Work of Arpana Caur

Oct 3, 2018, 12pm
Janet Baker, PhD, the Museum's curator of Asian art, will present a gallery talk focusing on the work of Arpana Caur (b. 1954). Caur is a woman artist working in India whose paintings combine aspects of Buddhist history, Asian geography and contemporary global issues. Included with general admission. RSVP coming soon to Image credit: Arpana Caur, Compassion, 2008. Oil on canvas. The Khanuja Family.

Poetry Reading: Charles Simic

Oct 3, 2018, 7pm
About his work, a reviewer for the Harvard Review said, “There are few poets writing in America today who share his lavish appetite for the bizarre, his inexhaustible repertoire of indelible characters and gestures ... Simic is perhaps our most disquieting muse.” This is a free event open to the public. RSVP coming soon to Presented with the University of Arizona Poetry Center. Sponsored by the Virginia G. Piper Center for Creative Writing, the Creative Writing Program at Arizona State University, the Literary and Prologue Society of the Southwest, Superstition Review, and the Angela and Leonard Singer Endowment for Performing Arts. Image credit: Beowulf Sheehan, from