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Jul 19, 2018, 11am

Art Lovers Book Club: Conquistador

Nov 7, 2018, 1pm Nov 7, 2018, 6pm 1 More Engagement(s) Available
Conquistador: Hernan Cortes, King Montezuma, and the Last Stand of the Aztecs By Buddy Levy "A century before the Mayflower, a single man settled the destiny of the Americas far more momentously than the Puritans ever could....Conquistador offers a fascinating account of the first and most decisive of those encounters: the one between the impetuous Spanish adventurer Cortés and Montezuma, the ill-starred emperor of the Aztecs.... [An] almost unbelievable story of missionary zeal, greed, cruelty and courage." —Wall Street Journal It was a moment unique in human history, the face-to-face meeting between two men from civilizations a world apart. In 1519, Hernan Cortés arrived on the shores of Mexico, determined not onl... (View more)

Jomon Pottery: Excavating the Past

Nov 7, 2018, 12pm
Jomon vessels date to Japan’s earliest Neolithic cultures. Although excavations have uncovered artifacts from numerous archaeological sites, scholars know little about this proto-literate culture. Utilizing the Jomon vessel from Phoenix Art Museum's collection, along with pottery from other early Asian civilizations, join Carolyn Greene, the Museum's curatorial associate of Asian art, for an exploration of early cultures, rituals, and daily life.  Included with general admission. RSVP coming soon to Image credit: Hiroyuki Wakamoto, Jomon Bowl #1, wood-fired ceramic. Gift of Elaine and Sidney Cohen.

Slaves of Fashion: The Singh Twins

Nov 13, 2018, 5:30pm
Tickets will be available to Circles members beginning on October 8 and will open to Museum Members and the public on October 15, 2018. Free for Benefactor’s Circle members and above; $10 for Museum Members; $10 plus general admission for non-Members. Space is limited. This event will take place in Singer Hall. 5:30 pm Reception 6—7 pm Program London-born British Contemporary women artists, The Singh Twins will discuss their current work which combines traditional Indian miniature painting and creative digital techniques with cultural and social-political commentary exploring perceptions of identity (particularly between Britain and India) and linking the history of India's textile trade- as a global story... (View more)

Poetry Reading: Naomi Shihab Nye

Apr 17, 2019, 7pm
This is a free event open to the public. Reserve your spot at About the poet: Naomi Shihab Nye was born in St. Louis, Missouri in 1952. Her father was a Palestinian refugee and her mother an American of German and Swiss descent, and Nye spent her adolescence in both Jerusalem and San Antonio, Texas. She earned her BA from Trinity University in San Antonio. Nye is the recipient of numerous honors and awards for her work, including a Lavan Award, the Paterson Poetry Prize, the Carity Randall Prize, and many Pushcart Prizes. She has received fellowships from the Lannan Foundation, the Guggenheim Foundation, and was a Witter Bynner Fellow. From 2010-2015 she served as a Chancellor of the Academy of American Poets. Nye&rsq... (View more)