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Featured Events

Jun 20, 2018, 3pm

Poetry Reading: Charles Simic

Oct 3, 2018, 7pm
“There are few poets writing in America today who share his lavish appetite for the bizarre, his inexhaustible repertoire of indelible characters and gestures ... Simic is perhaps our most disquieting muse.” -The Harvard Review on Charles Simic. Excerpt taken from This is a free event open to the public. RSVP available at Presented with the University of Arizona Poetry Center. Sponsored by the Virginia G. Piper Center for Creative Writing, the Creative Writing Program at Arizona State University, the Literary and Prologue Society of the Southwest, Superstition Review, and the Angela and Leonard Singer Endowment for Performing Arts. Image credit: Beowulf Sheehan, from

Compassion in the 21st Century: The Work of Arpana Caur

Oct 3, 2018, 12pm
Janet Baker, PhD, the Museum's curator of Asian art, will present a gallery talk focusing on the work of Arpana Caur (b. 1954). Caur is a woman artist working in India whose paintings combine aspects of Buddhist history, Asian geography and contemporary global issues. Included with general admission. RSVP coming soon to Image credit: Arpana Caur, Compassion, 2008. Oil on canvas. The Khanuja Family.

Jomon Pottery: Excavating the Past

Nov 7, 2018, 12pm
Jomon vessels date to Japan’s earliest Neolithic cultures. Although excavations have uncovered artifacts from numerous archaeological sites, scholars know little about this proto-literate culture. Utilizing the Jomon vessel from Phoenix Art Museum's collection, along with pottery from other early Asian civilizations, join Carolyn Greene, the Museum's curatorial associate of Asian art, for an exploration of early cultures, rituals, and daily life.  Included with general admission. RSVP coming soon to Image credit: Hiroyuki Wakamoto, Jomon Bowl #1, wood-fired ceramic. Gift of Elaine and Sidney Cohen.