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Mar 24, 2017, 11:30am
Mar 24, 2017, 2pm

Offsite event: Community Lecture by David Lewis, founder of the Schorr Collection

Apr 26, 2017, 7:30pm
Phoenix Art Museum will partner with Valley of the Sun Jewish Community Center (VOSJCC) to host a community presentation by David and Hannah Lewis, founders of the internationally-renowned Schorr Collection, selections of which which will be on view at Phoenix Art Museum starting April 26, 2017. Mr. Lewis will speak on his role as co-founder of the Commission for Looted Art in Europe, which seeks to restore objects of art looted by the Nazis from 1933-1945 to their rightful owners or their descendants. Mrs. Lewis, who was born in Poland in 1937, will also speak on her experiences as a survivor of the Holocaust. The couple will also share their unique perspectives on London’s Jewish community in 2017. Location: The event will be hosted offsite... (View more)

Truthful Acts and Historical Fictions: Artists Re-historicizations of the Vietnam War

Apr 30, 2017, 2pm
Presented by Dr. Nora A. Taylor The Vietnam War is variously known as the first Television War or the most widely mediated war in history. News coverage of the War notwithstanding, it has become the subject of countless memoirs, films, and political art. While many of those creative endeavors were made from the perspective of, or against, those who fought the War, a considerable body of literature and art work has come from the side of the victims, the refugees and in the words of scholar Viet Thanh Nguyen, the dead. In recent years, a number of artists of Vietnamese descent have revisited not the war itself, but its remains. These artists include, among others, An My Le (b. 1961) Danh Vo (b. 1975) Dinh Q. Le (b. 1968) and The Propeller Group (founded... (View more)

Art Lovers Book Club

May 3, 2017, 1pm May 3, 2017, 5:30pm 2 More Engagement(s) Available
The Muralist By B. A. Shapiro    Alizée Benoit, an American painter working for the Works Progress Administration (WPA), vanishes in New York City in 1940, no one knows what happened to her. Not her Jewish family living in German-occupied France. Not her artistic patron and political compatriot, Eleanor Roosevelt. Not her close-knit group of friends, including Mark Rothko, Jackson Pollock, and Lee Krasner. And, some seventy years later, not her great-niece, Danielle Abrams, who while working at Christie’s auction house uncovers enigmatic paintings hidden behind works by those now-famous Abstract Expressionist artists. Do they hold answers to the questions surrounding her missing aunt? – From the Back Cover   ... (View more)

The Whole Story

May 5, 2017, 7:30pm
The Whole Story returns to Phoenix Art Museum with Part 2. Featured storytellers take the stage on May 5, 2017 First Friday at 7:30pm. Tickets include a First Friday Samurai exhibition ticket.   Tickets are $10 / $5 for Museum Members; purchase yours here! The Whole Story is a live, PG-13, quarterly storytelling event where people within the Black community share stories of their everyday lives.