Evening at the Museum: A Reception for Planned-Giving Professionals

Mar 15, 2018, 5:30pm
Phoenix Art Museum's Board of Trustees and its Planned Giving Committee are holding a reception in honor of the planned-giving professionals who support the mission of the Museum. Following the reception, guests will be invited to a guided tour of Iris van Herpen: Transforming Fashion.   This event is by invitation only. RSVP by March 8 at bit.ly/PlannedGivingReception. For more details, please contact plannedgiving@phxart.org. This event is sponsored by Bonhams, Versant Capital Management, and Sacks Tierney P.A.  Image credit: Iris van Herpen, Magnetic Motion, Dress, September 2014. 3-D-printed transparent photopolymer and stereolithography resin. High Museum of Art, Purchase with funds from the Decorative Arts Acq... (View more)

Luncheon of Legends

Mar 16, 2018, 11am
11am - 1 pm Cummings Great Hall Join Phoenix Art Museum for Luncheon of Legends on March 16, 2018, featuring a candid conversation between Baseball Hall-of-Famer Hank Aaron and Bud Selig, Commissioner Emeritus of Major League Baseball, along with guest emcee, Mike Wilbon of ESPN’s Pardon the Interruption. Luncheon of Legends, which has historically celebrated the art of baseball, brings together sports and art enthusiasts for a special afternoon that raises funds for exhibitions and educational programs at Phoenix Art Museum. Aaron, who is considered one of the greatest players in baseball history, along with Selig, who is credited with guiding Major League Baseball to newfound popularity and success, will bring to life their experiences at th... (View more)

Logan Lecture Series: Valeska Soares

Mar 21, 2018, 6:30pm
Tickets are free for Museum Members, $5 for non-Members. Space is limited. On March 24, Phoenix Art Museum will present a mid-career retrospective exhibition of Brazilian artist Valeska Soares, entitled Valeska Soares: Any Moment Now. Exploring themes of memory, time, and the sensorial, Valeska Soares reconfigures the esthetic of minimalism into interactive installations and sensory experiences. Her work demonstrates a fascination with space and time, as well as what occurs beyond their perceived limits. Directly engaging visitors’ subjectivities, she emphasizes personal experience and also universal knowledge, and explores how each of these affects the other. Assemblages of book pages, covers, and bindings weave meanings between differen... (View more)

Circles Exclusive Exhibition Preview: Valeska Soares: Any Moment Now

Mar 22, 2018, 5:30pm
5:30pm-7:30pm 5:45pm: Remarks Phoenix Art Museum invites Circles of Support members to join Amada Cruz, Sybil Harrington Director and CEO, for a preview of Valeska Soares: Any Moment Now. Enjoy hors d’oeuvres, cocktails, and live entertainment along with remarks from Vanessa Davidson, The Shawn and Joe Lampe Curator of Latin American Art. Valeska Soares: Any Moment Now is a mid-career survey exhibition of Soares' (b.1957) work, the first at a U.S. museum since 2003. The exhibition features approximately 45 multi-media works, sculptures, videos, and installations created by the Brazilian artist during the past two decades. Soares creates polished, minimalistic artworks that encourage visitor participation. Through installation ... (View more)

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