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

Teresita Fernández: Contemporary Forum Lecture Series

May 18, 2016, 6:30pm
Phoenix Art Museum is proud to present the internationally-acclaimed artist Teresita Fernández, in town for one night only and presenting a FREE lecture in the Museum's Whiteman Hall on May 18, 2016, beginning at 6:30 pm, as part of Contemporary Forum's Lecture Series. In this exclusive visiting artist lecture, Valley residents have an opportunity to hear first hand from Fernández on her work, vision and life, as part of the Museum's visiting artist lecture series. Teresita Fernández (born 1968, Miami, Florida) is recognized for her public sculptures and unconventional use of materials. Her work is characterized by an interest in perception and the psychology of looking. Her experiential, large-scale works ar... (View more)

Circles Lunchtime Lecture Series - Phoenix Rising: The Valley Collects

May 26, 2016, 11:30am
Join Gilbert Vicario, The Selig Family Chief Curator, for a behind-the-scenes tour of Phoenix Rising: The Valley Collects. Featuring more than 200 works of art from collectors around the Valley, this exhibition brings together exceptional works and examines how they overlap, mirroring the nine collecting areas of Phoenix Art Museum. Many of these works are seen together for the first time, while others reflect gaps in the Museum’s permanent collection. Seating is limited. Cost: $15 per person. Please RSVP to or (602) 257-2115 by Monday, May 23, 2016.   11:30am Lunch and conversation with Gilbert Vicario 12:30pm Behind the scenes tour of Phoenix Rising   Circles Lunchtime Lectu... (View more)

Object of the Month: The Fall by Philip C. Curtis

Jun 4, 2016, 11:30am Jun 16, 2016, 11:30am 1 More Engagement(s) Available
See Jerome, Arizona, through the eyes of Phoenix Art Museum’s founder Philip C. Curtis. Curtis' compelling works and his uncanny images entice the viewer to wonder, long after leaving the Museum. Join Master Docent Elinor Rames in an engaging discussion of Curtis’ ambiguous depiction of the mining town that made Arizona famous as “The Copper State.” Image credit: Philip C. Curtis, American, 1907-2000, The Fall, 1959. Oil on panel. Collection of Phoenix Art Museum, gift of Pinnacle West Capital Corporation.