Emphatics Members' Preview Day

Nov 4, 2016, 10am Nov 5, 2016, 10am
Visit the Museum from 10 am until 5 pm and tour the new exhibition, Emphatics: Avant Garde Fashion 1963-2013, before it opens to the public.  Last year, Phoenix Art Museum acquired a rare archive of avant-garde contemporary fashions and ephemera collected by James and Karin Legato who owned and operated Emphatics, an exclusive boutique in Pittsburgh.  This comprehensive archive features fashions and accessories by renowned designers such as Alexander McQueen, Issey Miyake, Thierry Mugler, John Galliano, Romeo Gigli, Alaia and Jean Paul Gaultier with original runway show invitations, videos and other materials and accessories.  On view together for the first time, this exhibition celebrates the enormous creativity of fashion fr... (View more)

Conversation with a Curator

Nov 5, 2016, 5:30pm
Supporter, Sponsor and Patron level members are invited to learn more about the Emphatics exhibition from Dorrance Curator of Fashion Design Dennita Sewell. RSVP to membership@phxart.org or 602.257.2124

Emphatics Upper Level Members’ Reception

Nov 5, 2016, 6pm
Supporter, Sponsor and Patron level members are invited to join us in celebration of our newest special exhibition, Emphatics. Light appetizers and a cash bar will be available. RSVP to membership@phxart.org or 602.257.2124

November Senior Coffee Social

Nov 10, 2016, 10:30am
Please join us for our monthly Coffee Social for Members 65 and over. Enjoy complimentary coffee, breakfast treats and a presentation about November’s Object of the Month: Steel Worker by Chester Beach. Join our docents for an intimate view of this remarkable bronze sculpture.  RSVP with your Member ID here! Seating is limited and RSVP’s are taken on a first-come, first-served basis. This event will take place in Singer Hall in Wolfswinkel Education Center. Please check in at the Visitors Desk inside the Museum. Volunteers will be available to guide you to the event.

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