Art Lovers Book Club: The Miniaturist

May 2, 2018, 1pm May 2, 2018, 5:30pm 2 More Engagement(s) Available
“A fabulously gripping read that will appeal to fans of Girl With a Pearl Earring and The Goldfinch, but Burton is a genuinely new voice with her visceral take on sex, race and class...” -The Guardian On a brisk autumn day in 1686, eighteen-year-old Nella Oortman arrives in Amsterdam to begin a new life as the wife of illustrious merchant trader Johannes Brandt. But her new home, while splendorous, is not welcoming. Johannes is kind yet distant, always locked in his study or at his warehouse office—leaving Nella alone with his sister, the sharp-tongued and forbidding Marin. But Nella’s world changes when Johannes presents her with an extraordinary wedding gift: a cabinet-sized replica of their home. To furnish her gift, Nel... (View more)

First Friday at Phoenix Art Museum

May 4, 2018, 6pm
From 6 - 10 pm on the first Friday of each month, Phoenix Art Museum offers free general admission and discounted special exhibition admission.* Join us on May 4 to see the new exhibition To Be Thirteen and hear live storytelling in The Whole Story. This is the last First Friday to see Iris van Herpen: Transforming Fashion, which closes May 13.   *Special exhibitions are free for Members.   Share your First Friday experience: @phxart #phxartff   Special Exhibition   Iris van Herpen: Transforming Fashion   Special Events   3 - 6 pm: Happy Hour at Palette 7:30 - 9 pm: The Whole Story 6 - 10 pm: Opening night of To Be Thirteen 6 - 10 pm: The Experimental Room ... (View more)

Warriors of World War I and Beyond: Sikhism On-Screen

May 5, 2018, 1pm
1-2 pm | Coffee and tea served 2-4 pm | Film screening, panel discussion   See an exclusive screening of the 2017 film All Quiet on the Home Front, which tells the remarkable story of Bhagat Singh Thind, the first Sikh to serve in the US Army in World War I wearing his articles of faith, and the landmark Supreme Court case that followed in 1923.    Army Lieutenant Colonel Kamal S. Kalsi will be on site to introduce the film, providing an insider’s perspective on the challenges that persist to this day of the wearing of religious articles during armed combat. A panel discussion will follow the screening, featuring director Harjus Singh in conversation with Lt. Col. Kalsi, Bicky Singh (the founder of Sikhlens, the wo... (View more)

AAM 2018 at Phoenix Art Museum

May 7, 2018, 6pm
This event is open to 2018 American Alliance of Museums Annual Meeting & MuseumExpo attendees only. Join fellow museum professionals at Phoenix Art Museum for an evening of discovery, conversation, and celebration. Explore the museum with a docent or on a self-guided scavenger hunt, work with local artists through hands-on activities, and enjoy music and more—including a few surprises. Savory and sweet appetizers, one drink, transportation, and admission to the special exhibition Iris van Herpen: Transforming Fashion are included in the ticket price. A cash bar will also be available.

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