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

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Sep 28, 2016, 3:30pm
Sep 28, 2016, 6pm

ACI Symposium and Reception

Nov 5, 2016, 1pm
Participate in a lively discussion about legendary designers from the Emphatics Archive with a panel of fashion industry experts. Immediately following there will be a private reception in Cummings Great Hall. No Host Bar. The reception is open to all ACI members. Registration to symposium not required. $60 or $20 for students with ID. Tickets available soon at tickets.phxart.org Image Credit: Ken Howie

Object of the Month

Nov 5, 2016, 11:30am Nov 17, 2016, 11:30am 1 More Engagement(s) Available
Presented by Master Docent and Docent of the Year Ellen Roby Object of the Month: The Steel Worker by Chester Beach American artist Chester Beach studied and taught in Paris, but returned to his American roots to realize this vivid evocation of American know-how and can-do. Participate in a sidewalk seminar with Master Docent Ellen Roby to discover more about this small but mighty work in bronze. Image Credit Chester Beach, Steel Worker, 1909. Bronze. Gift of Dr. William M. Howard. Photo by Ken Howie.

ACI Second Wednesday Lunch and Lecture: The Swans of Fifth Avenue

Nov 9, 2016, 11:30am
New York Times and USA Today bestselling author, Melanie Benjamin, presents her latest historical novel centered on the “fashionable and scandalous” friendship of Babe Paley, Truman Capote, and his circle of ‘swans’. Lunch | 11:30AM Lecture | 12:30PM The luncheon is $30 for ACI members or $33 for non-members. Lecture will be held in Whiteman Hall. Admission is free for Museum and ACI Members and included with Museum general admission. Season tickets are $210 for 7 lunches. Book signings to follow. Purchase tickets here. Purchase season tickets here.

Object of the Month

Dec 3, 2016, 11:30am Dec 15, 2016, 11:30am 1 More Engagement(s) Available
Presented by Docent Lisa Corridan Object of the Month: Evening Dress by Thierry Mugler   French avant-garde designer Thierry Mugler is a true iconoclast, whose bold, innovative and sensual designs have thrilled the world for decades.  This elegant gown gives us his vision of past, present and future.  Please join docent Lisa Corridan for a look inside the daring, always original, world of Thierry Mugler.   Free with Museum general admission. Image Credit   Thierry Mugler, Evening Dress, FW 1984. Wool and Gold Lamé. Museum purchase of Emphatics Archive with funds provided by: Barbara Anderson, Milena and Tony Astorga, Jacquie Dorrance, Kelly Ellman, Michael and Heather Greenbaum, Nancy R. Hanl... (View more)