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Featured Events

Feb 28, 2017, 10am

Eric Fischl Lecture Series featuring Njideka Akunili-Crosby

Apr 19, 2017, 6:30pm
The 2017 Eric Fischl Lecture Series features contemporary artist Njideka Akunili-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 cult... (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)

Contemporary Forum Lecture Series: Balboa Art Conservation Center

May 10, 2017, 6:30pm
An evening with by Janet Ruggles and Stephanie Jewell from the Balboa Art Conservation Center.   Admission is free as part of #FreeAfterThree Wednesdays (each Wednesday, general admission is free from 3pm-9pm). Seating is limited and RSVP's are recommended.    The Contemporary Forum Lecture Series is generously sponsored by Fennemore Craig, P.C.

An Evening at Spence Diamonds

May 10, 2017, 6pm
Learn how Spence Diamonds create their real, ethical diamonds in plasma chambers, try on the newest jewelry trends and mingle with members and guests. This event will be held at the new Spence Diamonds store located at Scottsdale Quarter.