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Arts Integration & Appetizers

Nov 6, 2019, 5pm Dec 4, 2019, 5pm 4 More Engagement(s) Available
ARTS INTEGRATION & APPETIZERS A  Wednesday evening professional development series for educators. Open to all educators, no art background required. Discover techniques for integrating art into your classroom learning, hear from local arts professionals, enjoy special tours of Museum exhibitions, and network while enjoying hands-on learning in a fun, casual atmosphere. Programs take place the first Wednesday of each month (September-May), 5:00 to 7:30 pm.  NEW! Join us for The Teacher's Lounge, in Palette, the on-site cafe, where we'll enjoy unwinding with new friends and colleagues from 5-6 PM. Light appetizers will be provided, and Palette will offer special prices on menu items.  The workshop will start at 6 PM ... (View more)

October Object of the Month

Oct 24, 2019, 11:30am Oct 31, 2019, 11:30am
Free for Members Included with General Admission   Join us for a gallery talk led by a Museum Docent and learn more about an object from the collection or on view in a special exhibition.   If American portraitist, Gilbert Stuart, became famous for painting George Washington, then French artist Jean-Antoine Houdon, became the equivalent with his startling sculpture of Voltaire. One might wonder why Voltaire, a French Enlightenment writer, historian, and philosopher, would sit for the artist Houdon, the foremost Neoclassical sculptor during the reign of King Louis XVI. And, just how did Houdon, the darling of the French aristocracy, manage to keep his wits (and his head!) during and after the French Revolution? Join Docent Linda ... (View more)

ACI Book Club

Oct 25, 2019, 10am
The ACI Book Club is open to all ACI members with an interest in exploring the world of fashion focused literature. The first book for the 2019-2020 season is The Woman I Wanted To Be by Diane von Furstenberg.   Diane von Furstenberg started with a suitcase full of jersey dresses and an idea of who she wanted to be—in her words, “the kind of woman who is independent and who doesn’t rely on a man to pay her bills.” She has since become that woman, establishing herself as a major force in the fashion industry, all the while raising a family, maintaining that “my children are my greatest creation.”     The ACI Book Club meets in the Lemon Art Research Library at Phoenix Art Museum. Space is... (View more)

November Object of the Month

Nov 2, 2019, 11:30am Nov 7, 2019, 11:30am 2 More Engagement(s) Available
Free for Members Included with General Admission   Join us for a gallery talk led by a Museum Docent and learn more about an object from the collection or on view in a special exhibition.   "Real, not Red" is how American artist Fritz Scholder described his approach to depicting Native Americans. The Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of the American Indian called Scholder, "The most influential, prolific, and controversial figure in the history of Native art," however, he refused to be called an Indian artist and challenged clichéd visions of what Indian art was. Scholder was first and foremost a colorist who used figurative art to test the limits of what paint can express. Join Master Doce... (View more)