Nerd Nite at the Museum: Leonardo in Contemporary Innovation

Apr 1, 2015, 7pm
Great Hall 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 -&nbs... (View more)

First Friday at Phoenix Art Museum

Apr 3, 2015, 6pm
Museum-wide   Visit the Museum’s exhibitions, including Leonardo da Vinci’s Codex Leicester and the Power of Observation and Andy Warhol: Potraits. Tickets to special exhibitions are $8 adults and $5 for youth and includes admission to both shows. Exhibitions on view: Andy Warhol: Portraits - $8 for Adults, $5 for youth 6-17 after 6 p.m. 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. Phoenix Art Museum is one of four Artlink Phoenix First Friday Trolley hubs! Park an... (View more)

Object of the Month

Apr 4, 2015, 11:30am Apr 23, 2015, 11:30am
European Gallery   Still Life: Vanitas by Jan van Dalen Learn about the purpose and composition of so-called vanitas paintings as docent Linda Albert leads observation and discussion of Still Life: Vanitas by Jan van Dalen in the Museum’s gallery of 17th century art. Still Life: Vanitas is on view in the European Gallery Cost: The lecture is included with general admission and free for Museum Members. Image Credit   Jan van Dalen, Flemish, 1611 – 1677, Still Life: Vanitas, c. 1665. Oil on canvas. Museum purchase with funds provided by Friends of European Art

Make It!

Apr 15, 2015, 5:30pm
Rineberg Gallery   Play with patterns! Make your own colorful patterns like textile designer Jacqueline Groag. Cost: This event is on a #FreeAdmissionWednesday evening and is free and open to the public.

Copperstate Cruise-In

Apr 18, 2015, 9am
Tempe Diablo Stadium 2200 W Alameda Dr, Tempe, AZ 85282 Admission is Free Cool Cars The Bell Lexus North Scottsdale Copperstate 1000’s Cruise-In is the Valley’s best car show and a must-do event for any car enthusiast. The 95 vintage sports and race cars participating in the 25th anniversary run of the Bell Lexus North Scottsdale Copperstate 1000 will depart at 12:30 p.m. from Tempe Diablo Stadium. Gates open at 9 a.m. This is your chance to see some of the rarest vintage automobiles ever produced. In addition, enjoy the classic Cruise-In taking place in the stadium parking lot. It is open to all makes and models so bring your favorite ride and join the fun. Hot Eats The classic cars will be joined by some modern trucks... f... (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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Film & Performance
July 18, 7pm
CF's Summer Film Series: Exit Through The Gift Shop