Celebrating William H. Johnson with Bad Cactus Brass Band

Jul 12, 2014, 1pm
Join us for a celebration of painter William H. Johnson, who drew inspiration from art forms as diverse as African textiles and American Jazz. Participate in a hands-on weaving activity inspired by Johnson’s artwork and watch his portraits come alive with 30s-era jazz from the Bad Cactus Brass Band. Performances start at 1:30 PM and 2:30 PM. Free with Museum Admission. The Smithsonian Community Grant Program, funded by Met Life Foundation, is a proud sponsor of this public program.

Make It!

Jul 16, 2014, 5:30pm
Stroll through the Museum’s galleries to find artworks made out of textiles and join us for a hands-on weaving activity!

Make It!

Jul 23, 2014, 5:30pm
Drop in to play with a “dry” form of printmaking (no ink!) that uses collage blocks inspired by Antonio Berni’s Juanito and Ramona series. Image Credit: Antonio Berni, Argentinean, 1905-1981, Carnaval de Juanito (Juanito's Carnival), 1962 (detail). Collage. Collection of Gail and Louis K. Adler, Houston. © José Antonio Berni.

Make It!

Jul 30, 2014, 5:30pm
Become a storyteller! Create stories to accompany the images of Juanito and Ramona in our current exhibition of work by Antonio Berni.

Downtown Chamber Series

Aug 10, 2014, 2pm Aug 13, 2014, 7pm
Featuring a Mendellsohn piano trio, Ravel Duo for violin and cello, and solo piano works by Chopin, performing in gallery space amidst works from the contemporary collection. Tickets are $15, museum admission included in ticket price. Purchase Tickets or call 602-254-1491 for more infromation. Full-time students of any age are free. Image Credit: Photo by Leland Gebhardt Photography. Used with permission.  

Make It!

Aug 13, 2014, 5:30pm
Gain inspiration from Masks of Japanese Noh Theatre in the exhibition Quiet Rage, Gentle Wail and then create a unique mask of your own!

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