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

Object of the Month: "La Malinche" by Alfredo Ramos Martínez

Jun 29, 2017, 11:30am
Presented by Docent Julia Huston La Malinche (Young Girl of Yalala, Oaxaca) by Alfredo Ramos Martínez   La Malinche has a beautiful, mysterious face: what is her story? Learn the colorful history of this 16th century figure and her legendary role in the Spanish conquest of the Aztec Empire with Docent Julia Huston.   Lectures and gallery talks are free for Museum Members and included with Museum general admission unless otherwise noted. Advance general admission tickets are available at    Image: Alfredo Ramos Martínez, La Malinche (Young Girl of Yalala, Oaxaca), c. 1940. Oil on canvas. Collection of Phoenix Art Museum, Museum purchase with funds provided by t... (View more)

Open Voice: Pride Day 2017

Jun 28, 2017, 5pm
In honor of LGBTQ+ Pride Month, join Phoenix-based artists, community members, and museum staff for informal conversations about art and personal identity, enjoy music by DJ Musa Mind and a cash bar in Great Hall from 5 - 8 P.M., and catch a screening of Gregg Araki's The Living End in Whiteman Hall at 6:30 P.M., introduced by Andrew Kensett, Curatorial Assistant for Photography at Phoenix Art Museum.  Panelists: Christian Adame is the Assistant Education Director at the Museum, acting as the liaison between the Education and Curatorial divisions. A California native, he has worked in museums for 14 years, having held various positions at the California State Archives, The California Museum of Women... (View more)

Object of the Month: "Death of Seneca" by Gerrit van Honthorst

Jul 1, 2017, 11:30am Jul 20, 2017, 11:30am 1 More Engagement(s) Available
July Object of the Month Presented by Docent Jelena Cooley  Death of Seneca by Gerrit van Honthorst  Dutch artist Gerrit van Honthorst renders Death of Seneca in a Caravaggio tradition and style. Explore this dramatic painting from the Schorr Collection which aims to visually investigate human condition with Docent Jelena Cooley.   Lectures and gallery talks are free for Museum Members and included with Museum general admission unless otherwise noted. Advance tickets available at Voluntary donations appreciated.      Image: Gerrit van Honthorst, Death of Seneca, c. 1625. Oil on canvas. Long term loan from the Schorr Collection.   &n... (View more)

Art Lovers Book Club

Jul 5, 2017, 1pm Jul 5, 2017, 5:30pm 2 More Engagement(s) Available
The Vanishing Velázquez by Laura Cumming    When John Snare, a 19th-century provincial bookseller, traveled to a liquidation auction, he found a vivid portrait of King Charles I that defied any explanation. The Charles of the painting was young—too young to be king—and yet also too young to be painted by the Flemish painter to whom the piece was attributed.    His research brought him to Diego Velázquez, whose long-lost portrait of Prince Charles has eluded art experts for generations. Velázquez (1599–1660) was the official painter of the Madrid court, during the time the Spanish Empire teetered on the edge of collapse. When Prince Charles of England prop... (View more)