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Object of the Month

May 2, 2015, 11:30am May 28, 2015, 11:30am
Western Gallery   Processing Sheep by Willard Midgette Processing Sheep was one of five major paintings that resulted from Willard Midgette’s  experiences in a Navajo Indian community in New Mexico. The life-sized scale is the key to understanding this painting. Join Docent Lori Palermo as she takes you “into” this intriguing work. Cost: The lecture is included with general admission and free for Museum Members. Image Credit Willard Franklin Midgette, American, 1937 - 1978, Processing Sheep, 1976. Oil on linen. Collection Phoenix Art Museum, Museum purchase with funds provided by Mr. and Mrs. Kemper Marley.

Artist Lecture: Rachel Bess

May 13, 2015, 7pm
Whiteman Hall Join us to celebrate the 2014 Arlene and Morton Scult Contemporary Forum Artist Award winner Rachel Bess and hear a talk by the artist. Cost: This event is on a #FreeAdmissionWednesday evening and is free and open to the public. 

Creating Pattern: Artist Madison Creech

May 27, 2015, 7pm
Ellman Fashion Design Gallery Pattern is an orderly arrangement of images forming a consistent sequence. Artists draw on nostalgia, history, nature, and contemporary design as inspiration in creating patterns. Local artist Madison Creech will speak about techniques of printing, pattern design and the influence repeated design has within her work. Cost: This Gallery Talk is on a #FreeAdmissionWednesday evening and is free and open to the public. Image Credit Madison Creech, Black and White and Grey, 2015. Screen printed on cotton, 10'x26'9." Photographed by Madison Creech

Conservation: Conversation

Jun 3, 2015, 6pm
Orientation Room Paintings conservator Gary Hulbert will answer questions and describe his process in working on several pieces scheduled for exhibition in the Fall. Drop in to see his progress! Cost: This event is on a #FreeAdmissionWednesday evening and is free and open to the public.

Artist Lecture: Graciela Sacco

Jun 3, 2015, 7pm
Whiteman Hall Argentine artist Graciela Sacco, who represented Argentina at the 2001 Venice Biennial, will be in Phoenix from Buenos Aires to give a lecture on her innovative artistic practice. Cost: This event is on a #FreeAdmissionWednesday evening and is free and open to the public.  

Object of the Month

Jun 6, 2015, 11:30am Jun 25, 2015, 11:30am
North Wing Journey back in time to aristocratic 18th-century England, as Docent Ingrid Wood leads a discussion of the Silver Epergne by Thomas Pitts, a symbol of the wealth, power and indulgence of the elite class. Cost: The lecture is included with general admission and free for Museum Members. Image Credit Thomas Pitts, Epérgne, 18th century. Silver. Collection of Phoenix Art Museum, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. James Bryant.

Bringing Art into the Home

Jun 17, 2015, 7pm
Whiteman Hall Karen Herbaugh, Curator at the American Textile Museum in Lowell, Massachusetts, discusses the role of the Associated American Artists of the early 20th century in bringing artist-designed fabrics and furnishings, like those of Jacqueline Groag, to the American domestic market. Cost: This event is on a #FreeAdmissionWednesday evening and is free and open to the public. 

Artist Lecture: Annie Lopez

Jun 24, 2015, 7pm
Whiteman Hall Native Phoenician artist Annie Lopez will present a talk on her artistic trajectory and her experience in the Phoenix art world. Cost:This event is on a #FreeAdmissionWednesday evening and is free and open to the public.

Painting in the New World: A Symposium on Spanish Colonial Art

Sep 30, 2015, 6pm
Whiteman Hall This landmark symposium will present an overarching view of artistic traditions in Colonial Latin America for a general audience. Organized to accompany the exhibition Masterworks of Spanish Colonial Painting from the Phoenix Art Museum’s Collection, this symposium will enrich your understanding of the 18th-century paintings on display. This evening of talks will present new perspectives on how art was created and disseminated throughout the Spanish viceroyalties. How were paintings commissioned during the colonial period? How did indigenous artistic traditions continue to be reflected in art created in the viceroyalties? How did native artists transform artistic source material imported from Europe into distinctive and ori... (View more)