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

Featured Events

Aug 23, 2017, 3pm

The Whole Story: Part IV

Oct 6, 2017, 7:30pm
The Whole Story returns to Phoenix Art Museum with Part IV. Featured storytellers take the stage on October 6, First Friday at 7:30pm.    Tickets are $10 / $5 for Museum Members. Space is limited, advance purchase is recommended. Seating is first-come, first-seated. Doors to Whiteman Hall open at 7 p.m.   About The Whole Story The Whole Story is a live, PG-13, quarterly storytelling event where people within the Black community share stories of their everyday lives. Through stories about personal experiences, The Whole Story seeks to bring greater depth and breadth to our understanding of one another and the issues we face surrounding identity and connection, exp... (View more)

Object of the Month: Desert Indian by Dorothy Brett

Oct 7, 2017, 11:30am Oct 12, 2017, 11:30am 2 More Engagement(s) Available
The eldest daughter of the Second Viscount Esher in the United Kingdom, artist Dorothy Brett took a bold step of moving to Taos, New Mexico in the 1920’s.  Join docent Bunny Gordon for a lively conversation of Desert Indian and the life of this fascinating painter. Marshall and Hendler Galleries Free for Members Included with Museum Admission   Image: Dorothy Brett, Desert Indian, c. 1937. Oil on canvas. The private collection of Tia.  

Logan Lecture Series: Laura Lima

Oct 11, 2017, 6:30pm
Wednesday, October 11 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm Whiteman Hall  Pioneering artist Laura Lima’s works create situations of encounter and complicity between actor and spectator, pushing the boundaries of how visitors experience art in museum spaces. She characterizes her works as “not performance, not installation, not cinema.” Rather, she always acts as “an artist who is not present,” instead “constructing an atmosphere for others to perform” by engaging performers to interact directly with visitors in the gallery. Blurring the lines between performer and viewer in these bodily encounters, Lima’s works implicate spectators in unpredictable dramas that unfold in the gallery as if on a stage. ... (View more)

Gallery Talk: Infinite Light

Nov 1, 2017, 12pm
Asian Gallery Free for Museum Members Included with general admission Asian Arts Council 1st Wednesday talk by Ann Wall, Master Docent, Photographer and InFocus Member How does an artist convey a sense of place?  Through her series of photographs, Marissa Roth transports us to Tibet with subtle, often abstract, images of light, shadow, color, texture, people and objects. Each picture flows to the next to create a “visual sentence," evoking spirituality and mystery; leaving us wanting to know more. The discussion looks at the creation of this group of connected pictures, and how the medium of photography was most appropriate for this project.     Image: After morning prayers, a lone monk stands in ... (View more)