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Art Lovers Book Club

Feb 5, 2020, 1pm Feb 5, 2020, 6pm 1 More Engagement(s) Available
Join Museum staff and fellow art lovers for a close reading of a text paired with a work of art. The program will begin in the Museum galleries and move to the Gene and Cathie Lemon Art Research Library for further conversation. Space is limited.  RSVP required. Free for Members. Included with General Admission.  Joseph Cornell: Things Unseen Book: Utopia Parkway: The Life & Work of Joseph Cornell by Deborah Solomon   Art Lovers Book Club is sponsored in part by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona.  

ACI 2nd Wednesday Lunch and Lecture with Designer Luisa Cevese

Feb 12, 2020, 11:30am
Join ACI for an afternoon at Phoenix Art Museum with lunch followed by a lecture with guest speaker designer Luisa Cevese - I love waste, working with waste: Luisa Cevese and the Riedizioni Project.     A self-taught accessories designer and textile artist based in Milano, Cevese began her work as an apprentice in Paola Besana’s weaving studio in Milano. She studied weaving, on and off loom techniques, spinning and dying both in Italy, Mexico, Central America and in the U.S.   As a hand weaver, in 1984 she began designing textiles for fashion and interiors, providing work for companies such as Bonotto, Romeo Gigli, Chanel, Hermes, Maharam and Comme des Garcons, among others, and Mantero Seta. As Head of Research a... (View more)

Unrolling the Scrolls: The Annual Papp Chinese Painting Seminar

Feb 26, 2020, 1pm Feb 27, 2020, 1pm
For more than a decade, the Museum has offered a rare opportunity to view Chinese paintings in our collection in an intimate setting with local and visiting scholars, and to learn more about their history through two presentations.  This years visiting scholar is Michele Matteini, Assistant Professor of East Asian Art, Architecture and Visual Culture, New York University.  The topics will be:   The Textures of Samsara: Portraiture and Reincarnation in Late 18th century China.   Painting in Total Brightness: The Qianlong Emperor & His Paintings   Sponsored by The Papp Family Foundation.   Image credit (thumbnail): Unknown, Scenes of Filial Piety, late 18th-early 19th century, ink and color o... (View more)

March Object of the Month

Mar 5, 2020, 11:30am Mar 7, 2020, 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.