Make It!: Dreamscapes

Oct 18, 2017, 3:30pm
October's Make It! activity is called Dreamscapes. Explore abstraction, color, and collage with Phoenix-based teaching artist Julie Peters. Gather inspiration from Alexander Calder’s lithographs in the exhibition, An Outburst of Color. Consider shape and rhythm as you create your own whimsical dreamscape.   About the Teaching Artist Julie Peters has been exploring various artmaking techniques and materials since she was a student at Camelback High School in the 1970s. Over the years she has especially been drawn to collage that utilized papers of different types and styles. When planning for the upcoming Make It! session, the idea of working with cut papers in the graphic style of Alexander Calder held a great appeal. Juli... (View more)

Members' Make It! Shadow Play

Oct 28, 2017, 10:30am
Calling young artists (ages 5-12) and their caregivers! Investigate how shadows are cast!  View Regina Silveira’s Meret Oppenheim com sombra peluda (Meret Oppenheim with Furry Shadow) in the Past/Future/Present exhibition to gather inspiration. Construct your own shadow sculpture that deceives the eye.  Studio seating is limited and RSVP is required. Please contact membership@phxart.org or 602.257.2124 with questions. For more Members' events, please click here. *Family through Fellow-level Members are welcome. Image Credits Regina Silveira, Meret Oppenheim com sombra peluda (Meret Oppenheim with Furry Shadow), 1993. Wood and synthetic hair. Museum of Modern Art, São Paulo Collection, Gift of the artist. Photo b... (View more)

Discount Tire Free Family Weekend: Pairs

Nov 11, 2017, 10am Nov 12, 2017, 12pm
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 Company, 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!

Members' Make It!: Fragmented Photographs

Nov 18, 2017, 10:30am
Calling young artists (ages 5-12) and their caregivers! Math and art collide! Observe how geometry and perspective are used to build a fragmented photograph. Be inspired by Cássio Vasconcellos’ Uma Vista (A Perspective) from the Past/Future/Present exhibition as you create your own masterpiece with multiple images. Studio seating is limited and RSVP is required. Please contact membership@phxart.org or 602.257.2124 with questions. For more Members' events, please click here. *Family through Fellow-level Members are welcome. Image Credit Cássio Vasconcellos, Uma vista (A Perspective), 2002. Lambda print. Museum of Modern Art, São Paulo Collection, Gift of Ursula Erika Marianna Baumgart.&nbs... (View more)

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