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

December Object of the Month

Dec 20, 2018, 11:30am Dec 27, 2018, 11:30am
Free for Members Included with General Admission   Presented by: Master Docent Peggy Seletos   Art provides a lens into history and often inspires questions of the writers of those histories. Who was Barbara Palmer née Villiers, Lady Castlemaine and Duchess of Cleveland and what does her portrait by Peter Lely tell us about her? Join Master Docent Peggy Seletos in taking a closer look at an image of 17th Century fashion, ambition, and womanhood that both reveals and conceals.   For questions, contact education@phxart.org   Peter Lely, Portrait of Barbara Palmer (1641-1709), nee Villiers, Lady Castlemaine and Duchess of Cleveland, 17th century. Oil on canvas. Long term loan from Schorr Collecti... (View more)

Out of the Vaults and Onto the Walls: The Reopening of the American Galleries

Dec 11, 2018, 6:30pm
Out of the Vaults and Onto the Walls: The Reopening of the American Galleries Tuesday, December 11, 2018 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM Singer Hall, Wolfswinkel Education Center   Circles of Support and Western Art Associates members are invited to a special presentation detailing the reopening of the American art galleries at Phoenix Art Museum.   Closed for more than one year, the Museum’s American galleries reopened on September 15, with five different thematic areas on view. Betsy Fahlman, PhD, the Museum’s adjunct curator of American art, will discuss the re-envisioning and reinstallation process, highlighting the 53 works acquired by the Museum with funds provided by Western Art Associates. She will also share... (View more)

Indigenous Astronomy Lecture and Workshop

Dec 12, 2018, 6pm
WORKSHOP IS SOLD OUT Free for Members $5 for Non-Members Dr. David Koerner, Professor of Astronomy at Northern Arizona University, will present a 45-minute overview of Indigenous cosmogony, archaeoastronomy, and the astronomies of native peoples from the American Southwest. After the talk, Dr. Koerner will teach the underlying mechanics of sky watching with hands-on demonstrations and tutorials.    Dr. Koerner teaches Indigenous Astronomy at Northern Arizona University and uses space and ground-based telescopes to study the properties of planetesimal disks around nearby stars. Dr. Koerner also carries out ground-based optical observations of nearby stars to determine their ages as a proxy for the evolutionary state of t... (View more)

Museum Closed for Christmas Day

Dec 25, 2018, 10am
Phoenix Art Museum will be closed on Christmas Day, December 25, 2018. Happy holidays! Click here to see a complete list of holiday hours.