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

First Friday at Phoenix Art Museum

Nov 3, 2017, 6pm
Every First Friday, Phoenix Art Museum offers free general admission and discounted special exhibition admission* from 6 - 10PM. Current Exhibitions • Past/Future/Present: Contemporary Brazilian Art from the Museum of Modern Art, São Paulo • Sheila Pepe: Hot Mess Formalism • A Tribute to James Galanos • Alexander Calder: An Outburst of Color • Infinite Light: A Photographic Meditation on Tibet • INFOCUS PhotoBid 2017 Exhibition and Sale Through November 14 • Virtue and Valor: Sikh Art and Heritage Closes November 5 • Selections from the Schorr Collection • Philip C. Curtis: The New Deal and American Regionalism • Border... (View more)

Object of the Month: Eleven-headed Avalokiteshvara

Nov 4, 2017, 11:30am Nov 16, 2017, 11:30am 2 More Engagement(s) Available
The Buddhist religious art of Tibet and Mongolia, exotic and esoteric, has firm roots in the ancient arts of Asia.  Explore Avalokitesvara, eleven-headed patron deity of Tibet and other beloved deities of the region with docent Carrie Mikkelborg.   Asian Gallery Free for Members Included with Museum Admission Image: Unknown, Eleven-headed Avalokiteshvara, 18th century. Gilt bronze. Collection of Phoenix Art Museum, Gift of William Henry Storms.  

Hot Night Fall Gala

Nov 4, 2017, 6:30pm
Phoenix Art Museum presents Hot Night on November 4, 2017! Enjoy the HOTTEST entertainment, performances, drinks and food inspired by the best of Brazil. This exclusive event features the U.S. premiere of artworks from the Museu de Arte Moderna, São Paulo.  All proceeds from Hot Night benefit exhibitions and educational programing at Phoenix Art Museum. Click here to purchase tickets! For sponsorship information, see this link. For reservations, email or call 602-307-2012.  

Gallery Talk: Death & Infinite Light

Nov 5, 2017, 3:30pm
Asian Gallery RSVP required Free for Museum Members, included with general admission Space is limited   Join Dr. Janet Baker, Curator of Asian Art, to discuss the intriguing exhibition Infinite Light: A Photographic Meditation on Tibet following the screening of The Tibetan Book of the Dead.    Image: Flames burning in yak butter left as offerings in a small chapel at Tsamkhung Nunnery in Lhasa. September 2010. ©Marissa Roth.