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

Arizona Costume Institute Annual Meeting and Year Review

Apr 12, 2017, 11:30am
Featuring news from inside the Museum and around the world, Dennita Sewell, The Jacquie Dorrance Curator of Fashion Design shares information about the world of fashion.  The lecture is preceded by the Annual General Meeting and Election of Arizona Costume Institute board of directors.   11:30 AM Lunch / 12:30 PM Lecture The luncheon is $33 for Non-Members / $30 for Members - Select the Member ticket option and ticket will discount at checkout with an active ACI Membership. Lecture FREE with General Admission.   Image courtesy of Mark Peterman.

The Final Picture: A History And Legacy Of Master Photographer, Jack Stuler

Apr 12, 2017, 7pm
A panel discussion about Jack Stuler's prolific body of work spanning 40 years. A highly respected and collectible fine art photographer, Stuler's work illustrates his evolutionary quest for meaning that when viewed as a whole, the individual pieces culminate into a final picture that fit together as a progressional pilgrimage of the soul.   While simultaneously developing his art form, Stuler significantly contributed to the development of the fine art community in Arizona in many ways. He started his career by earning the first Master of Fine Art degree ever awarded at Arizona State University in 1961, and was immediately hired to develop the first Fine Art Photography department at ASU and heading the department for 35 years, spearhea... (View more)

Gallery Talk: Longer Ways to Go

Apr 19, 2017, 7pm
Longer Ways to Go: Photographs of the American Road will explore how photographs made of and on America’s roads have influenced and been influenced by the construction of an American identity. The road is bound up with American ideals of small-town life, the natural landscape, the national heritage of westward expansion, and the exercise of personal freedom, to name a few.   This exhibition came into being as a reaction to a body of photographs of Route 66 by Kozo Miyoshi, a Japanese photographer and one-time artist in residence at the Center for Creative Photography. Route 66, one of the first U.S. Highways, is an emblem of the heyday of American cross-country automobile travel.   This gallery talk will be held in th... (View more)

Eric Fischl Lecture Series: Njideka Akunyili Crosby

Apr 19, 2017, 6:30pm
Artist Eric Fischl attended Phoenix College in his youth and returns every year to present the Fischl Vanguard Award to the College’s outstanding art students. He brings with him a guest of international stature to jury the Annual Student Art Competition at Phoenix College and deliver the Eric Fischl Lecture Series at Phoenix Art Museum.   This year’s special guest is artist Njideka Akunyili Crosby.  Drawing on art historical, political and personal references, Njideka Akunyili Crosby creates densely layered figurative compositions that, precise in style, nonetheless conjure the complexity of contemporary experience. Akunyili Crosby was born in Nigeria, where she lived until the age of sixteen. In 1999 she moved to th... (View more)