First Friday at Phoenix Art Museum

Feb 6, 2015, 6pm
Museum-wide Exhibitions on view: Leonardo da Vinci's Codex Leicester and The Power of Observation - $8 for Adults, $5 for youth 6-17 after 6 p.m. PLATINUM: Contemporary Photography - Free after 6 p.m. Mysteries from Europe: Works by Unidentified Artists - Free after 6 p.m. Vanitas: Contemporary Reflections on Love and Death from the Collection of Stéphane Janssen - Free after 6 p.m. All That Glitters is Not Gold: Platinum Photography from the Center for Creative Photography - Free after 6 p.m. Don Coen: The Migrant Series - Free after 6 p.m. Fashioned In America - Free after 6 p.m. Sacred Stories and Images of the Buddha: The Vessantara Jataka Scroll&n... (View more)

Make It!

Feb 11, 2015, 5:30pm
Visit Leonardo da Vinci's Codex Leicester and The Power of Observation to learn about the power of observation and create a journal to record your own observations. Bring your journal with you through the museum’s galleries to observe, record, and create. Cost: This event is on a #FreeAdmissionWednesday evening and is free and open to the public.

Think Like Leonardo!

Feb 14, 2015, 12pm Feb 15, 2015, 12pm 2 More Engagement(s) Available
Engage your brain like Leonardo. Talk with experts in the sciences and arts about how the Codex is relevant to them to day, participate in hands-on activities and problem-solving challenges, sharpen your observation skills through drawing exercises.  Activities Include: Ask-the-Expert presenters in the areas of physics, engineering, astronomy, manuscripts, and water management hold conversations about their favorite page in the Codex Leicester, presented in collaboration with the Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies. ​“Renaissance” visitors in period dress Hands-on activities, creativity challenges, water education, and storytelling in collaboration with  the University of Arizona Water In... (View more)

Make It!

Mar 11, 2015, 5:30pm
Rineberg Gallery Make a “selfie!” Create your own Warhol-inspired portrait. Cost: This event is on a #FreeAdmissionWednesday evening and is free and open to the public.

PhxArtKids Day: Think Like Leonardo!

Mar 14, 2015, 12pm
Museum-wide Learn about science, observation, and art. Participate in hands-on activities, practice your observation skills, and think like Leonardo da Vinci to find where art and science meet. Cost: The event is included with general admission and free for Museum Members. Participatory art experiences designed for children ages 5 – 12 and their adult companions.

Nerd Nite at the Museum: Leonardo in Contemporary Innovation

Apr 1, 2015, 7pm
Nerd Nite is, put simply, Learning + Drinking. 3 speakers give 18-21 minute presentations while the audience drinks along. Dive into the world of that moody, candle-lit overachiever of an era we call the Renaissance, and in particular, one of its most widely revered and enigmatic thinkers, Leonardo da Vinci. From Mnemotechnics to Fluid Dynamics to the Vitruvian Man's Hernia (maybe), our speakers riff off of themes from Leonardo da Vinci's Codex Leicester and the Power of Observation. Ages 21+ Speakers include: Sha Xin Wei, Director ASU School of Arts, Media and Engineering and Topological Media Lab Ed Finn, ASU Director of Center for Science and the Imagination Cost: Free event with reservations - RSVP at Phoen... (View more)

Arts & Flowers® 2015

Oct 16, 2015, 10am Oct 17, 2015, 10am 1 More Engagement(s) Available
One of our most celebrated events, Arts & Flowers®, fills the Museum galleries with colorful, floral interpretations of our diverse collection. Celebrate fall at the 11th Annual Arts & Flowers® event at Phoenix Art Museum October 16-18, 2015. Inspired by objects on view, enjoy the uniqueness of floral art created by Arizona's top floral designers. You will never see any piece of art in quite the same way again. Save the date, more details to come.

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