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Film & Performance
July 18, 7pm
CF's Summer Film Series: Exit Through The Gift Shop

Arts Integration & Appetizers

Dec 4, 2019, 5pm Feb 5, 2020, 5pm 3 More Engagement(s) Available
ARTS INTEGRATION & APPETIZERS A  Wednesday evening professional development series for educators. Open to all educators, no art background required. Discover techniques for integrating art into your classroom learning, hear from local arts professionals, enjoy special tours of Museum exhibitions, and network while enjoying hands-on learning in a fun, casual atmosphere. Programs take place the first Wednesday of each month (September-May), 5:00 to 7:30 pm.  NEW! Join us for The Teacher's Lounge, in Palette, the on-site cafe, where we'll enjoy unwinding with new friends and colleagues from 5-6 PM. Light appetizers will be provided, and Palette will offer special prices on menu items.  The workshop will start at 6 PM ... (View more)

November Object of the Month

Nov 21, 2019, 11:30am Nov 27, 2019, 11:30am
Free for Members Included with General Admission   Join us for a gallery talk led by a Museum Docent and learn more about an object from the collection or on view in a special exhibition.   "Real, not Red" is how American artist Fritz Scholder described his approach to depicting Native Americans. The Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of the American Indian called Scholder, "The most influential, prolific, and controversial figure in the history of Native art," however, he refused to be called an Indian artist and challenged clichéd visions of what Indian art was. Scholder was first and foremost a colorist who used figurative art to test the limits of what paint can express. Join Master Doce... (View more)

Lenhardt Emerging Artist Lecture Series: Arcmanoro Niles

Nov 13, 2019, 7pm
Lenhardt Emerging Artist Lecture Series: Arcmanoro Niles   Join us for the second Lenhardt Emerging Artist Lecture Series featuring Brooklyn-based  figurative painter Arcmanoro Niles, a contemporary artist known for his highly saturated portraits of family members, friends, or himself placed within a domestic setting.   Guests can also see Niles’s work entitled Does A Broken Home Become a Broken Family (2019), which was recently acquired by the Museum as part of the Dawn and David Lenhardt Contemporary Art Initiative, on view in the 60th Anniversary exhibition, The Past Decade.   Purchase tickets here!     About the artist: Arcmanoro Niles (b. 1989, Washington, D... (View more)

A Very Long History of Chinese Jade (in about 45 minutes)

Nov 13, 2019, 12pm
The use of jade for creating objects of ritual and adornment dates back five millennia in China. Join us to learn more about its purpose and symbolism, highlighted by works on view, including a recent acquisition funded by the Asian Arts Council. The speaker is Janet Baker, Ph.D. Curator of Asian Art at Phoenix Art Museum. Free for Members, included with General admission.