The Whole Story: Part VIII

Feb 1, 2019, 7:30pm
Free for Members $15 for non-Members / $12 if purchased early Space is limited, advance purchase is recommended Seating is first-come, first-seated Doors to Whiteman Hall open at 7 pm   The Whole Story returns to Phoenix Art Museum throughout 2019! This live storytelling show celebrates the nuances of our humanity through personal stories told from the Black perspective. Featured storytellers take the stage at 7:30 pm.   About The Whole Story The Whole Story is a personal storytelling event that began in January 2016. This live show seeks to bring greater depth and breadth to our understanding of the human experience from the Black perspective. To learn how to be a part of The Whole Story, visit (View more)

Poetry Reading: Nikky Finney

Feb 6, 2019, 7pm
Free with RSVP Poet Nikky Finney was born in 1957 in South Carolina. The daughter of a lawyer and teacher, Finney’s parents were both active in the Civil Rights movement and her childhood was shaped by the turmoil and unrest of the South in the 1960s and ‘70s. In an interview with the Oxford American, Finney noted: “I've never been far away from the human-rights struggle black people have been involved with in the South. That has been one of the backdrops of my entire life.” Finney’s engagement with political activism has also influenced her trajectory as a poet. Carefully weaving the personal and political, Finney’s poetry is known for its graceful, heartfelt synthesis of the two. Influenced by Lucille Cli... (View more)

Circles Presents: Julian Zugazagoitia

Feb 7, 2019, 5:30pm
Circles Presents: Julián Zugazagoitia   Thursday, February 7, 2019 5:30 PM | Reception 6:30 PM | Lecture   Phoenix Art Museum 1625 North Central Avenue Phoenix, Arizona   Circles of Support Members are invited to a reception and presentation by Julián Zugazagoitia, the Menefee D. and Mary Louise Blackwell Director and CEO at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. He will discuss how museums can become more relevant and inclusive to better reflect their communities and the history of artistic achievements.    Julián Zugazagoitia joined the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art as the Menefee D. and Mary Louise Blackwell Director and CEO in September 2010. Since his arrival, the muse... (View more)

Museum Open for President's Day 2019

Feb 18, 2019, 10am
We are regularly closed on Mondays but not Monday, February 18! Join us from 10 am until 5 pm on President's Day and see our special exhibitions, including Wondrous Worlds: Art & Islam through Time & Place, along with selections from the collection.    To see information on current exhibitions, click here. To see a full list of our holiday hours, click here.  

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