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Film & Performance
July 18, 7pm
CF's Summer Film Series: Exit Through The Gift Shop

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Sep 27, 2017, 3:30pm
Sep 27, 2017, 6:30pm

Object of the Month: Desert Indian by Dorothy Brett

Oct 7, 2017, 11:30am Oct 12, 2017, 11:30am 2 More Engagement(s) Available
The eldest daughter of the Second Viscount Esher in the United Kingdom, artist Dorothy Brett took a bold step of moving to Taos, New Mexico in the 1920’s.  Join docent Bunny Gordon for a lively conversation of Desert Indian and the life of this fascinating painter. Marshall and Hendler Galleries Free for Members Included with Museum Admission   Image: Dorothy Brett, Desert Indian, c. 1937. Oil on canvas. The private collection of Tia.  

Logan Lecture Series: Laura Lima

Oct 11, 2017, 6:30pm
Wednesday, October 11 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm Whiteman Hall  Pioneering artist Laura Lima’s works create situations of encounter and complicity between actor and spectator, pushing the boundaries of how visitors experience art in museum spaces. She characterizes her works as “not performance, not installation, not cinema.” Rather, she always acts as “an artist who is not present,” instead “constructing an atmosphere for others to perform” by engaging participants to interact directly with visitors in the gallery. Blurring the lines between participant and viewer in these bodily encounters, Lima’s works implicate spectators in unpredictable dramas that unfold in the gallery as if on a stage.&... (View more)

PhotoBid Talk

Nov 1, 2017, 6:30pm
Join INFOCUS, the photography support group of Phoenix Art Museum, for a discussion by one of the participating photographers in this year’s PhotoBid event regarding their body of work and the photo up for auction. Tickets coming soon to Free for INFOCUS and Museum Members, $5 for non-Members.  

Gallery Talk: Infinite Light

Nov 1, 2017, 12pm
Asian Gallery Free for Museum Members Included with general admission Asian Arts Council 1st Wednesday talk by Ann Wall, Master Docent, Photographer and InFocus Member How does an artist convey a sense of place?  Through her series of photographs, Marissa Roth transports us to Tibet with subtle, often abstract, images of light, shadow, color, texture, people and objects. Each picture flows to the next to create a “visual sentence," evoking spirituality and mystery; leaving us wanting to know more. The discussion looks at the creation of this group of connected pictures, and how the medium of photography was most appropriate for this project.     Image: After morning prayers, a lone monk stands in ... (View more)