Object of the Month

Aug 28, 2014, 11:30am
Portrait of Nito by Peter Hurd Twelve-year-old Nito returns your gaze as he stands with a New Mexico landscape to his back. Join Docent Rebecca Albrecht as she leads you into the world of Nito and the land, light and people that celebrated portraitist Peter Hurd loved. Image Credit: Peter Hurd, Portrait of Nito, detail, 1961. Egg tempera on panel. Collection of Phoenix Art Museum, Museum purchase.   

Holiday Hours - Labor Day

Sep 1, 2014, 10am
The Museum will be open from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. in observance of Labor Day. As a part of the Blue Star Museum program free General admission is available to military through Labor Day. Image Credit:  Paolo Soleri, Il Donnone, 1972. cor-ten steel treated with chlorine and acid.

Japanese Cloisonné

Sep 3, 2014, 12pm
Collector & Donor Waynor Rogers shares the history and process of the craft in the 19th & 20th century, using examples in the Museum’s collection and comparing Japanese examples with Chinese prototypes. Free with Museum Admission.  Image Credit: Unknown, Japan, Large trumpet mouth vase with bird and flower motifs against brocade background, 1865-1880. Cloisonné. Collection of Phoenix Art Museum, Gift of Waynor and Laurie Rogers in honor of the Museum's 50th Anniversary.

Object of the Month

Sep 4, 2014, 11:30am Sep 11, 2014, 11:30am 3 More Engagement(s) Available
Llano Estacado: High Plains, High Stakes, The Diptych by Don Stinson An intense sapphire sky commands your view. Contemplate the silent sentinels standing guard over this vista – are they part of the ever evolving terrain? Docent Gail Paredes-Ewen guides a consideration of time and technology in this landscape. Image Credit: Don Stinson, Llano Estacado: High Plans, High Stakes, The Diptych, detail, 2009. Oil on linen. Collection of Phoenix Art Museum, Museum purchase with funds provided by Men’s Arts Council Western Art Endowment Fund  

Jungle Red and Dragon Ladies: A Century of Modern Manicure

Sep 10, 2014, 5pm
Buffet (Optional) - 4 p.m. Whiteman Hall - 5 p.m. Author Suzanne Shapiro discusses her latest book, Nails: The Story of the Modern Manicure. Shapiro traces the origins of the modern manicure as a radical gesture in style and follows it through today's culture of ubiquitous nail salons and edgy experiments in nail art, showing how the manicure has reflected larger style trends as well as changing ideals of femininity. Buffet Price: Members - $28 Non-members - $33 Lecture: Free

Public Lecture: Dr. Mari Carmen Ramírez

Sep 17, 2014, 7pm
Singer Hall Join the curator of the Antonio Berni: Juanito and Ramona exhibition Dr. Mari Carmen Ramírez, Wortham Curator of Latin American Art at the Museum of Fine Arts Houston, for a lecture on Berni’s multifaceted work. Image Credit: Antonio Berni, Ramona con medias rayadas [Ramona with Striped Stockings], 1976, Xylo-cxollage-relief, Collection of Gail and Louis K. Adler, Houston; © Sucesión Lily Berni; Photograph © The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; Will Michels, photographer

Make It!

Sep 17, 2014, 5:30pm
Great Hall Let your imagination wander as you explore the Antonio Berni exhibition and then use collage techniques to make a storybook based off of your observations!

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