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Object of the Month: Vanishing/Gila by Steve Krestel

Sep 3, 2016, 11:30am Sep 15, 2016, 11:30am 1 More Engagement(s) Available
Object of the Month: Vanishing/Gila by Steve Krestel Join our docents for an intimate view of this remarkable stone sculpture.  Image Credit: Steve Krestel, Vanishing/Gila, 2014. Granophyric obsidian and sandstone. Museum purchase with funds provided by Western Art Associates and the J.M. Kaplan Fund, New York.

Art Lover Book Club: The Language of Flowers

Sep 7, 2016, 11am Sep 7, 2016, 5:30pm 1 More Engagement(s) Available
The Language of Flowers by Vanessa Diffenbaugh The Victorian language of flowers was used to convey romantic expressions: honeysuckle for devotion, asters for patience, and red roses for love. But for Victoria Jones, it’s been more useful in communicating mistrust and solitude. After a childhood spent in the foster-care system, she is unable to get close to anybody, and her only connection to the world is through flowers and their meanings. Now eighteen and emancipated from the system with nowhere to go, Victoria realizes she has a gift for helping others through the flowers she chooses for them. But an unexpected encounter with a mysterious stranger has her questioning what’s been missing in her life. And when she’s forced to confro... (View more)

Asian Arts Council First Wednesday Gallery Talks: Connoisseur of Collecting: The Chu-tsing Li Collection

Sep 7, 2016, 12pm
Explore modern Chinese painting by examining the collection of Dr. Chu-tsing Li. Learn how Chinese painting evolved in the 20th century to include Western aesthetics while also embracing Chinese art techniques. Presented by: Carolyn Greene, a doctoral candidate in Chinese art history at Arizona State University, who is also Curatorial Assistant of Asian Art at Phoenix Art Museum.  Free for Museum and AAC Members or included with Museum general admission. There is a no-host luncheon in Palette restaurant following the gallery talk. Image Credit:  Wu Guanzhong, Strong Winds and Breaking Waves Meet, 1987. Ink and color on paper. Collection Phoenix Art Museum, Gift of Dr. Chu-tsing Li and Family.  

ACI Second Wednesday Lunch and Lecture: Walking with the Muses

Sep 14, 2016, 11:30am
Renowned model Pat Cleveland presents thrilling tales from her life in fashion-full of glamour, adventure and romance-as told in her new memoir. A page-turning memoir of a life well lived, Walking with the Muses is an exciting account of the international adventures of fashion model Pat Cleveland—one of the first black supermodels during the wild sixties and seventies.  Lunch | 11:30 AM Lecture | 12:30 PM Lunch is $30 for ACI members or $33 for non-members. Season tickets are $210 for 7 lunches.  Lecture will be held in Whiteman Hall. Admission is free for Museum and ACI Members and included with Museum general admission. Book signings to follow. Purchase tickets here. Purchase season tickets here.