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CF's Summer Film Series: Exit Through The Gift Shop

Meet the Artist: Reception with Paul Pletka

Feb 28, 2018, 5:15pm
Western Art Associates, a support group of the Museum is hosting a reception for artist Paul Pletka and his wife, Nancy, on Wednesday, February 28 at 5:15 pm. This reception will precede Mr. Pletka's gallery talk at 6:30 pm, a free event open to the public. Don't miss this opportunity to meet the artist behind one of Phoenix Art Museum's most beloved paintings, Nuestro Señor el Desollado (Our Lord, The One Who is Flayed) currently on view in Border Crossings: Mexico and the American Southwest.    Tickets to the reception are $20 and can be purchased at tickets.phxart.org. The reception will include light hors d'oeuvres and a cash bar. Image credit: Paul Pletka, Nuestro Señor el D... (View more)

Gallery Talk and Book Signing: Paul Pletka: Imagined Wests

Feb 28, 2018, 6:30pm
Artist Paul Pletka will visit the Museum to discuss a new monograph on his work, entitled Paul Pletka: Imagined Wests and written by Amy Scott, Chief Curator and Marilyn B. and Calvin Gross Curator of Visual Arts at the Autry Museum of the American West in Los Angeles. His talk will take place in front of his large painting, Nuestro Señor el Desollado (Our Lord, The One Who is Flayed) currently on view in Border Crossings: Mexico and the American Southwest. There will be a book signing following the discussion.   This is a free program, open to the general public as part of #FreeAfterThree Wednesdays. No RSVP necessary.

Lidia Yuknavitch: Cli-Fi Bodies, Heart-Born Worlds

Mar 2, 2018, 7pm
Bestselling author Lidia Yuknavitch will visit Phoenix Art Museum on First Friday, March 2 to present a talk entitled "Cli-Fi Bodies, Heart-Born Worlds."  After the talk, Lidia will have a moderated Q-and-A session with Matt Bell. A book signing of Yuknavitch's The Book of Joan will follow in the Great Hall.  About the Talk A growing number of contemporary Cli-Fi novels are changing what we mean when we say dystopian fiction—Station Eleven, Borne, American War, Future Home of the Living God, and The Book of Joan are all examples where authors are asking how we might radically reinvent our relationship to the planet, each other, and ourselves. What if we loved the planet the way we claim to love our partn... (View more)

AAC First Wednesdays | A Memento for the Qianlong Emperor: The Myriad Delights of Lake Shi

Mar 7, 2018, 12pm
A Memento for the Qianlong Emperor: The Myriad Delights of Lake Shi An Asian Arts Council First Wednesday Gallery Talk    Noon | Singer Hall 1 pm | Lunch at Palette   Join Bill Howard, Phoenix Art Museum Docent and past vice-president of Asian Arts Council, in an exploration of an eleven-page album made for the 18th-century Qianlong emperor to commemorate his visits to Lak Shi. "A Memento for the Qianlong Emperor: The Myriad Delights of Lake Shi" will explore the history behind the album, a topographic analysis of the views, and some questions that remain unanswered.   Bill Howard is an independent researcher who became interested in Asian art during his service in Japan and Korea as a Ko... (View more)