Yayoi Kusama's Birthday

Mar 22, 2019, 12pm Mar 22, 2019, 2pm
Help us celebrate Yayoi Kusama's 90th birthday on March 22 with short film screenings, a scavenger hunt, and more. Kusama's Self-Obliteration screens in Whiteman Hall at 12PM and 2PM.    Self-Obliteration (1967) relates themes of nature and sexuality to the artist's concept of "self-obliteration." The film provides insight into the pivotal role performance has played in Kusama's practice throughout her career.  Not Rated | 24 min. | Short film, documentary | Contains nudity   Design Your Own Infinity Room Inspired by You Who Are Getting Obliterated in the Dancing Swarm of Fireflies by Yayoi Kusama. All ages/all skill levels.   Don't miss You Who Are Getting Oblit... (View more)

Museum Closed for Independent Women Luncheon

Mar 26, 2019, 10am
Phoenix Art Museum will be closed on March 26, 2019 for the Independent Women Luncheon.  Click here to see a complete list of holiday hours.

Scandinavian Pain Film Series: Through a Glass Darkly

Mar 27, 2019, 6pm
Free for Members $5 for non-Members  Explore Scandinavia through music and landscape in this four-part film series inspired by Ragnar Kjartansson: Scandinavian Pain & Other Myths. Through a Glass Darkly, Ingmar Bergman, 1961. Sweden, Swedish with English subtitles. 91 mins. Not Rated. While vacationing on a remote island retreat, a family’s already fragile ties are tested when daughter Karin (Harriet Andersson) discovers her father has been using her schizophrenia for his own literary means. As she drifts in and out of lucidity, the father (Gunnar Björnstrand), along with Karin’s husband (Max von Sydow) and her younger brother (Lars Passgård) are unable to prevent Karin’s harrowing descent into the abys... (View more)

Bolshoi Ballet in Cinema: The Golden Age

Apr 21, 2019, 1pm
$15 for Members and students w/ID $18 for non-Members Does not include General Admission Not a live performance at the Museum   (140 min, PG)   In the 1920’s, The Golden Age cabaret is a favorite nightly haunt. The young fisherman Boris falls in love with Rita. He follows her to the cabaret and realizes that she is the beautiful dancer “Mademoiselle Margot,” but also the love interest of the local gangster Yashka. With its jazzy score by Dmitri Shostakovich and its music-hall atmosphere featuring beautiful tangos, The Golden Age is a refreshing and colorful dive into the roaring 20’s. A historic ballet that can be seen only at the Bolshoi!   Libretto by Yuri Grigorovich and Isaak G... (View more)

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