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CF's Summer Film Series: Exit Through The Gift Shop

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Feb 22, 2017, 3:30pm

Weaving China’s Past: A Look at Historical Textiles from the Ming and Qing Dynasties

Apr 5, 2017, 12pm
Focusing on examples collected by Amy Clague and now in the Phoenix Art Museum collection, this talk will explore motifs, materials and techniques of the Ming (1368-1644) and Qing dynasty (1644-1911). This talk will take place in the Asian Gallery and is free to the public with museum admission.   Presented by: Dr. Claudia Brown, Professor of Art History at the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts, Arizona State University. Dr. Brown serves as consultant Research Curator for Asian Art at Phoenix Art Museum.   Free for Museum and AAC Members or included with Museum general admission. There is a no-host luncheon in Palette restaurant following the gallery talk.   Image Credit Unknown, Ogival throne cover wi... (View more)

Arizona Costume Institute Annual Meeting and Year Review

Apr 12, 2017, 11:30am
Featuring news from inside the Museum and around the world, Dennita Sewell, The Jacquie Dorrance Curator of Fashion Design shares information about the world of fashion.  The lecture is preceded by the Annual General Meeting and Election of ACI board of directors.   11:30 AM Lunch / 12:30 PM Lecture   The luncheon is $33 for Non-Members / $30 for Members - Select the Member ticket option and ticket will discount at checkout with an active ACI Membership. Lecture FREE with General Admission.  

Eric Fischl Lecture Series featuring Njideka Akunili-Crosby

Apr 19, 2017, 6:30pm
The 2017 Eric Fischl Lecture Series features contemporary artist Njideka Akunyili Crosby. Crosby has studied at Swathmore and the highly-regarded Philadelphia University of the Arts, and was recently awarded Financial Times “Woman of the Year”. Her work is described as “Exploding the myth of the authentic African experience” by The Guardian newspaper.    The Fischl Lecture Series has become the premier art event for the community and has grown in attendance and prestige since its inception. The lecture provides the venue for individuals to gather with college and university students, educators and art enthusiasts who travel from all parts of Arizona to engage in an open discourse about art and its place in our cul... (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)