21st Century Society Event | Sonoran Soiree: Cocktails and Conversations

Apr 26, 2018, 3pm
3-5 pm Amada Cruz, the Sybil Harrington Director and CEO, and the Board of Trustees of Phoenix Art Museum cordially invite you to an appreciation reception for our generous 21st Century Society members. 3:00 pm | Cocktails and hors d'oeuvres 3:30 pm | Remarks 4:00 pm | Curator-led tour of Border Crossings: Mexico and the American Southwest RSVP by April 19, 2018 to Rossi Todorova, Major and Planned Giving Officer, at rossi.todorova@phxart.org or 602.257.2169. Generously sponsored by Bonhams, Sacks Tierney P.A., and Versant Capital Management. Image credit: Maynard Dixon, Home of the Desert Rat (detail) 1944-1945. Oil on Canvas. Bequest of Leon H. Woolsey.

Free Admission

Apr 26, 2018, 10am Apr 27, 2018, 10am
On Thursday, April 26 and Friday, April 27, during the closure of most Arizona schools, Phoenix Art Museum will open free for all children younger than 18, with pay-what-you-can admission for all adults. Admission to the special exhibition Iris van Herpen: Transforming Fashion is complimentary both days.  As teachers, administrators and parents navigate the challenges that face public education in Arizona, we hope to provide a safe, engaging and affordable space for families to gather during this time, a place that opens minds and hearts, broadens horizons, and draws us closer together. See what's on view. Please Note: Palette, the Museum restaurant, will close at 1 pm on April 26 due to a special event. 

Circles Curator Tour: Border Crossings: Mexico and the American Southwest

Apr 26, 2018, 4pm
4:00 – 5:00 p.m. Circles of Support members are invited to join Vanessa Davidson, the Shawn and Joe Lampe Curator of Latin American Art, and Betsy Fahlman, adjunct curator of American art, for an exclusive Circles curator-led tour of Border Crossings: Mexico and the American Southwest. Border Crossings: Mexico and the American Southwest represents a cultural conversation between Mexico and the United States. Paul Pletka’s triptych introduces this installation, a monumental work inspired by Mexico’s Spanish Colonial and Pre-Columbian heritage as well as contemporary Mexican-American culture. Once part of colonial Spain and then Mexico, the American Southwest in part shares this legacy.  3:45 p.m.     &nbs... (View more)

Contemporary Forum Artists' Grants: Call for 2018 Submissions

Apr 27, 2018, 5pm
CALL FOR 2018 SUBMISSIONS Contemporary Forum is now accepting submissions for the 2018 Artists’ Grants. Applications are due on April 27, 2018, and a panel of qualified judges will select the recipients. The selection committee will award up to five grants of $2,000 each. The grants are intended to provide recognition and financial support for emerging professional artists focused on establishing their careers.    Eligibility Requirements: • Artists must be considered emerging artists, meeting at least one of the following criteria:  • Individuals who have recently completed degree programs;  • Artists whose work has been shown in Arizona but not extensively outside of the state;  &bul... (View more)

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