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

Cross Currents: The Cultural Conversation Between Japanese and American Ceramics

May 2, 2018, 6pm
6 pm-8:30 pm Members of Asian Arts Council (AAC) and Contemporary Forum (CF) are invited to AAC's annual meeting for an enjoyable evening to include a gallery talk, hosted reception, and silent auction of Asian art objects! Schedule of activities: 5:30 pm | Silent auction preview Click here for an online preview of auction items!   6 pm | Gallery talk Garth Johnson will present Modern Simplicity: Selected Gifts from Elaine and Sidney Cohen. Johnson will speak about the processes and philosophy behind the work in the exhibition, as well as the impact that Japanese ceramics have had on American artists and collectors.   7 pm | Reception and general meeting Gather after the talk in Singer Hall for th... (View more)

The Whole Story at Phoenix Art Museum

May 4, 2018, 7:30pm Sep 7, 2018, 7:30pm
Tickets are $5 for Members / $10 for non-Members Space is limited, advance purchase is recommended Seating is first-come, first-seated Doors to Whiteman Hall open at 7 pm   The Whole Story returns to Phoenix Art Museum throughout 2018! Featured storytellers take the stage on First Friday in May and September at 7:30pm.    About The Whole Story The Whole Story is a personal storytelling event that began in January 2016. This live show seeks to bring greater depth and breadth to our understanding of the human experience from the Black perspective. To learn how to be a part of The Whole Story, visit

Object of the Month: Interior with Girl Playing Guitar

May 5, 2018, 11:30am May 17, 2018, 11:30am 2 More Engagement(s) Available
Everyone’s a critic! How can a girl get a little “me time” without everyone coming “unglued”? Join master docent Sherry Koopot in an interactive conversation on how the Dutch in the 17th century used their paintings as a source of instruction for the masses, and how “kicking off your shoes” meant more than meets the eye. Free for Members Included with Museum Admission **PLEASE NOTE: This is the most up-to-date information on May's Object of the Month. This work has replaced Pink Abstraction by Georgia O'Keeffe, which was printed in the March-May Public Programs card but is no longer on view.** Image credit: Pieter Janssens, Interior with Girl Playing Guitar, 1655-1665, oil on canvas... (View more)

Warriors of World War I and Beyond: Sikhism On-Screen

May 5, 2018, 1pm
1-2 pm | Coffee and tea served 2-4 pm | Film screening, panel discussion   See an exclusive screening of the 2017 film All Quiet on the Home Front, which tells the remarkable story of Bhagat Singh Thind, the first Sikh to serve in the US Army in World War I wearing his articles of faith, and the landmark Supreme Court case that followed in 1923.    Army Lieutenant Colonel Kamal S. Kalsi will be on site to introduce the film, providing an insider’s perspective on the challenges that persist to this day of the wearing of religious articles during armed combat. A panel discussion will follow the screening, featuring director Harjus Singh in conversation with Lt. Col. Kalsi, Bicky Singh (the founder of Sikhlens, the wo... (View more)