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Featured Events

Apr 30, 2016, 10:30am

Ducks, Eggs & Fish: Works by Martin Cheng

May 4, 2016, 6pm
Dr. Cheng’s works on fish and other food allude to the significance of food as a Chinese cultural obsession and reflect the Chinese tradition of depicting the beauty of the natural world. Cheng spent the first 27 years of his life in Taiwan, where he was born. He has lived in the United States for the past 58 years. Hear him speak about his training, his influences and his ideas about art in this one of a kind gallery talk.  This gallery talk is free and open to the public.  Sponsored by the Museum’s Asian Arts Council.  

Art Lover Book Club: The Woman in the Photograph

May 4, 2016, 11am May 4, 2016, 5:30pm 1 More Engagement(s) Available
The Woman in the Photograph by Dana Gynther Set in the romantic glow of 1920s Paris, a captivating novel of New York socialite and model Lee Miller, whose glamorous looks and joie de vivre caught the eye of Man Ray, one of the twentieth century’s defining photographers. 1929, Montparnasse. Model and woman about town Lee Miller moves to Paris determined to make herself known amidst the giddy circle of celebrated artists, authors, and photographers currently holding court in the city. She seeks out the charming, charismatic artist Man Ray to become his assistant but soon becomes much more than that: his model, his lover, his muse. Coming into her own more fully every day, Lee models, begins working on her own projects, and even stars i... (View more)

Object of the Month: Virgen de Guadalupe

May 7, 2016, 11:30am May 19, 2016, 11:30am 1 More Engagement(s) Available
Discover the artistic, historical, religious, political, and cultural meanings of this stunning 18th century painting of the Virgen of Guadalupe. Master Docent Mardelle Mikus leads a conversation regarding the symbolic interpretations of this Spanish Colonial treasure illustrating the convergence of two cultures, the new world in the Americas and the old world of Europe. Image credit: Unknown artist, Mexico, Virgen de Guadalupe, 18th century. Oil on canvas. Collection of Phoenix Art Museum, gift of Gerry S. Culpepper.

Artist Lecture: Saskia Jordá

May 11, 2016, 6:30pm
Celebrate the work of Saskia Jordá, the 2015 Arlene and Morton Scult Contemporary Forum Artist Award winner and hear a presentation by the artist. Saskia’s work encompasses site-specific installation, soft sculpture, and drawing. Using iconic images that repeat as multiples, Saskia explores the idea of skin as a multi-layered artifact.  This lecture is free and open to the public.