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

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)

Art Lovers Book Club

May 3, 2017, 1pm May 3, 2017, 5:30pm 2 More Engagement(s) Available
The Muralist By B. A. Shapiro    Alizée Benoit, an American painter working for the Works Progress Administration (WPA), vanishes in New York City in 1940, no one knows what happened to her. Not her Jewish family living in German-occupied France. Not her artistic patron and political compatriot, Eleanor Roosevelt. Not her close-knit group of friends, including Mark Rothko, Jackson Pollock, and Lee Krasner. And, some seventy years later, not her great-niece, Danielle Abrams, who while working at Christie’s auction house uncovers enigmatic paintings hidden behind works by those now-famous Abstract Expressionist artists. Do they hold answers to the questions surrounding her missing aunt? – From the Back Cover   ... (View more)

The Whole Story

May 5, 2017, 7:30pm
The Whole Story returns to Phoenix Art Museum with Part 2. Featured storytellers take the stage on May 5, 2017 First Friday at 7:30pm. Tickets include a First Friday Samurai exhibition ticket.   Tickets are $10 / $5 for Museum Members; purchase yours here! Purchasing tickets in advance is highly recommended. Seating is first-come, first-seated. Doors to Whiteman Hall will open at 7PM. The Whole Story is a live, PG-13, quarterly storytelling event where people within the Black community share stories of their everyday lives. Through stories about personal experiences, The Whole Story seeks to bring greater depth and breadth to our understanding of one another and the issues we face surrounding identity and ... (View more)

Object of the Month

May 6, 2017, 11:30am May 18, 2017, 11:30am 1 More Engagement(s) Available
Presented by Docent Rebecca Albrecht Felt #10/Red by Arturo Herrera Vibrant red felt provides the sculptural medium for international visual artist Arturo Herrera. Explore the ins and outs of this intricate and evocative three-dimensional work with Docent Rebecca Albrecht. Free for Museum Members and included with general admission.  Image Credit Arturo Herrera, Felt #10/Red, 2008. Wool felt. On loan from the Diane and Bruce Halle Collection.