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AAC First Wednesdays | Reverence and Praise: Ancestor Portraits in the Chinese Painting Tradition

Apr 4, 2018, 12pm
Reverence and Praise: Ancestor Portraits in the Chinese Painting Tradition An Asian Arts Council First Wednesday Gallery Talk  Noon | Art of Asia Galleries 1 pm | Lunch at Palette Chinese ancestor portraits were once collected by Westerners as mere decoration. In recent years, however, they have begun to receive serious attention as works of art and as devotional paintings. Dr. Claudia Brown, professor of art history Arizona State University and former Museum curator will explore the current scholarship on the subject, discussing featured works from the Museum's collections.   Admission is included with Museum general admission. A $20, no-host luncheon will held in the Museum restaurant, Palette, following the talk. ... (View more)

Circles Presents: American Artist Mary Lucier

Apr 5, 2018, 6pm
6:00 – 6:30 p.m. Reception | 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. Lecture The Silverleaf Club 18701 N Silverleaf Drive Scottsdale, Arizona Valet parking Circles of Support Members are invited to a reception and presentation by American artist Mary Lucier. She will discuss The Plains of Sweet Regret and the changing face of the northern plains. Mary Lucier is celebrated for her multi-monitor, multi-channel video installations. Since 1971, she has explored the theme of landscape as a potent metaphor for loss and regeneration. Her work has been shown in major museums around the world and is represented in numerous important collections, including the Whitney Museum of American Art, the Reina Sofia, the Stedeljik Museum, and SFMOMA. The Plai... (View more)

DanceFest 2018

Apr 6, 2018, 6pm
DanceFest is a free annual event featuring five high schools, four colleges, and several professional dance groups and artists of local and national prominence. The event includes mainstage and select gallery space performances of mostly new work, dance film screenings, and an interactive dance experience. This event takes place on First Friday, April 6, and is free for the general public! No RSVP necessary. Please check back soon for more details!

Poetry Reading: Ada Limón

Apr 6, 2018, 7pm
As part of the University of Arizona Poetry Series, Ada Limón will give a talk at Phoenix Art Museum on First Friday, April 6. Limón is the author of four books of poetry, including Bright Dead Things, which was named a finalist for the 2015 National Book Award for Poetry, a finalist for the Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award, a finalist for the 2015 National Book Critics Circle Award, and one of the Top Ten Poetry Books of the Year by The New York Times. She will read from her work, followed by a Q-and-A. This is a free event open to the general public. Please reserve your tickets at tickets.phxart.org. Presented with the University of Arizona Poetry Center. Sponsored by the Virginia G. Piper Center for Creative Writing, the Crea... (View more)