Circles Presents: The Way of the Warrior with Jessica Beasley and Janet Baker

Feb 23, 2017, 5:30pm
Thursday, February 23, 2017 ​5:30 – 6:00 p.m. Reception | 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. Lecture Grayhawk Golf Club 8620 E Thompson Peak Pkwy Scottsdale, Arizona Circles Presents: The Way of the Warrior, featuring Jessica Liu Beasley, Curator of Art at The Ann & Gabriel Barbier-Mueller Museum: The Samurai Collection, and Dr. Janet Baker, Curator of Asian Art at Phoenix Art Museum on Thursday, February 23, 2017, from 5:30 – 7:00 p.m at the Grayhawk Golf Club in Scottsdale, Arizona. Jessica Liu Beasley has served as Curator of The Ann & Gabriel Barbier-Mueller Museum: The Samurai Collection in Dallas since 2010. She helped establish the Museum, which opened to the public in 2012, and travels internationally with the collection,... (View more)

Circles Exclusive Exhibition Preview: Samurai

Feb 28, 2017, 5:30pm
Circles Members are invited to join collectors Ann & Gabriel Barbier-Mueller for cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, and a preview of the largest private collection of samurai armor outside of Japan.  5:30 – 7:30 p.m. 5:45 p.m. Remarks RSVP by February 20, 2017 by calling 602.257.2115 or email circles@phxart.org.    Samurai: Armor from The Ann and Gabriel Barbier-Mueller Collection is organized by The Ann & Gabriel Barbier-Mueller Museum: The Samurai Collection. Image credit: Myōchin Munenori, nimaitachidō tōsei gusoku (armor) (detail), mid-Edo period, 18th century. Myōchin Yoshimichi, hachi (helmet bowl), Muromachi period, ca. 1400. Iron, shakudō, lacing, silver, wood, gold, brocade, fur, bronze,... (View more)

Samurai Member Preview Day

Mar 1, 2017, 10am
All Phoenix Art Museum Members are invited to view Samurai: Armor from The Ann and Gabriel Barbier-Mueller Collection before it opens to the public. The exhibition will feature more than 140 objects of warrior regalia, from full suits of armor, helmets and masks, to weapons, horse tack and other battle gear. Be the first to see it! Not a Member? Join here!   Wednesday, March 1  10 am – 3 pm  No RSVP required   Samurai: Armor from The Ann and Gabriel Barbier-Mueller Collection is organized by The Ann & Gabriel Barbier-Mueller Museum: The Samurai Collection. Image credit: Unknown, bamen (horse mask), late Edo period, 19th century. Leather, metal, lacquer. © The Ann & Gabriel Barbier-Mueller Mu... (View more)

Samurai Exhibition Opening Celebration

Mar 2, 2017, 6pm
Phoenix Art Museum invites Contributor, Supporter, Sponsor and Patron Members to celebrate the opening of  Samurai: Armor from The Ann and Gabriel Barbier-Mueller Collection. Enjoy light appetizers and a cash bar. The exhibition features more than 140 objects of warrior regalia, from full suits of armor, helmets and masks, to weapons, horse tack and other battle gear. Discover the astonishing and varied array of armor that served both function and form, with visually spectacular displays that honored and exalted the warriors’ prowess and achievements.  RSVP to 602.257.2129   Samurai: Armor from The Ann and Gabriel Barbier-Mueller Collection is organized by The Ann & Gabriel Barbier-Mueller Museum: T... (View more)

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