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Feb 28, 2017, 10am

Art Lover's Book Club

Mar 1, 2017, 1pm Mar 1, 2017, 5:30pm 2 More Engagement(s) Available
The Hare With Amber Eyes: A Hidden Inheritance by Edmund De Waal   Edmund de Waal is a world-famous ceramicist. Having spent thirty years making beautiful pots―which are then sold, collected, and handed on―he has a particular sense of the secret lives of objects. When he inherited a collection of 264 tiny Japanese wood and ivory carvings, called netsuke, he wanted to know who had touched and held them, and how the collection had managed to survive. And so begins this extraordinarily moving memoir and detective story as de Waal discovers both the story of the netsuke and of his family, the Ephrussis, over five generations. A nineteenth-century banking dynasty in Paris and Vienna, the Ephrussis were as rich and respected as the Roth... (View more)

Poetry Reading: Forrest Gander with Local Opener Giancarlo Huapaya

Mar 3, 2017, 7pm
Forrest Gander is a poet, translator, essayist, and editor of several anthologies of writing from Spain and Mexico. His 2011 poetry collection Core Samples from the World was a finalist for both the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Critics Circle Award. His other books include two novels, As A Friend and Trace; the poetry collections Eye Against Eye, Torn Awake, Science & Steepleflower; and the essay collection Faithful Existence: Reading, Memory & Transcendence. Gander’s essays have appeared in The Nation, The Boston Review, and the New York Times Book Review, among others. He is the recipient of fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Guggenheim, Howard, and Whiting Foundations, and he has received two Gertrude Stein ... (View more)

Object of the Month

Mar 4, 2017, 11:30am Mar 16, 2017, 11:30am 1 More Engagement(s) Available
Presented by Docent Cathie Rubins Crucifixion Triptych with Saints and Donors by Bartholomaeus Bruyn and Followers Three-part paintings originally installed in small altars often have interesting backstories and this example from a well-known sixteenth-century German studio is no exception. Join Docent Cathie Rubins as we look for clues to its history. Free for Museum Members and included with general admission.  Image Credit Bartholomaüs Bruyn, Triptych: (center) The Crucifixion with Saints and a donor, (left) St. Jude and a donor, (right) St. Catherine and a donor. Oil on panel. 1520-1560. Lent by the Schorr Collection. 

Daughters of the Desert: Women Artists of the Southwest

Mar 8, 2017, 11:45am
Presented by Betsy Fahlman, Adjunct Curator of American Art at Phoenix Art Museum Part of the Women in Art series, "Daughters of the Desert: Women Artists of the Southwest" will focus on women artists from New Mexico, Southern California, Nevada, and Colorado. Women in Art is a bi-monthly event featuring noteworthy Arizona women in art with presentations and offsite tours.   Sponsored by: Phoenix Art Museum League, a support group of Phoenix Art Museum.