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Aug 31, 2016, 6pm
Sep 1, 2016, 12pm

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.  

September Senior Coffee Social

Sep 8, 2016, 10:30am
Please join us for our monthly Coffee Social for Members 65 and over. Enjoy complimentary coffee, breakfast treats and a presentation about September’s Object of the Month, Vanishing/Gila by Steve Krestel. Join Docent Rebecca Albrecht for an intimate view of this remarkable stone sculpture.  RSVP with your Member ID here! Seating is limited and RSVP’s are taken on a first-come, first-served basis. This event will take place in Singer Hall in Wolfswinkel Education Center. Please check in at the Visitors Desk inside the Museum. Volunteers will be available to guide you to the event.