Push Pull by Valeska Soares

Mar 24, 2018, 12pm
noon - 2 pm See (and taste) a performance of Push Pull, one of the interactive works in the exhibition Valeska Soares: Any Moment Now. Push Pull features giant masses of saltwater taffy dangling from specially fabricated stainless steel hooks. Performers at various stations push and pull the taffy in a continuous movement to generate continually morphing sculptures. In collaboration with Kreëmart, the artist handpicks the various taffies, each with a different color and flavor. Visitors are invited to receive pieces of each sculpture, tasting the results of this collective labor—a literal way of “consuming” the work of art. This performance is free for Members and included in general admission. To reserve tickets in... (View more)

Make It!: Seeing Sculpture

Mar 28, 2018, 3:30pm
Join Phoenix-based artist Giovana Aviles to explore layering and repetition of unconventional design materials. Gather inspiration from Iris van Herpen's sculptural garments in Iris van Herpen: Transforming Fashion as you contribute to a community piece and/or create your own accessory to take home. Teaching Artist Bio Giovana Aviles is a Mexican-born artist based in Arizona. She creates garments out of paper, rubber and plastic.  The fusion of fashion, design and art are important components in Giovana’s work as she seeks to tell stories of empowerment and community.  About Make It! Make It! is a monthly drop-in, family-friendly, hands on art-making activity for all. Each month features a different activit... (View more)

Discount Tire Free Family Weekend

Apr 14, 2018, 10am Apr 15, 2018, 12pm 4 More Engagement(s) Available
Join us on the second weekend of each month for a whirlwind of great art and hands-on activities. Through the generosity of Discount Tire, the Museum offers free general admission on the second weekend of each month, with exciting activities, scavenger hunts, live performances, story time, free tours, and more. Each Discount Tire Free Family Weekend features an opportunity to learn about and make art with a featured local Valley artist, from muralists to dancers and more. Free and open to the public on Saturday from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. and Sunday from noon - 5 p.m.  Share your experience: @phxart #PhxArtFamily #FamiliaPhxArt Check back for more information soon!

Make It!: Mixed Moments

Apr 25, 2018, 3:30pm
Calling all mixed-media artists!  Gather inspiration from Valeska Soares: Any Moment Now and join Phoenix-based artist Kyllan Maney for an exploration of old and new art-making materials. Assemble your own nostalgic masterpiece to take home. About the Teaching Artist Kyllan Maney's work is inspired by patterns found in nature, scientific illustrations, maps and human relationships. She enjoys the inventive, creative process of working with community creative placemaking projects, large scale murals and mixed media. Kyllan shows her work at Art One Gallery and Mesa Arts Center Cooperative Gallery. She has been a part of numerous mural projects including MonOrchid, City of Chandler, Art Place America, Mesa Public Library, Mesa Urban... (View more)

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