Circles Presents: Erika Doss

Apr 11, 2019, 5:30pm
Circles Presents: Erika Doss   Thursday, April 11, 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 Erika Doss, Professor, Department of American Studies, University of Notre Dame, and expert on 20th- and 21st-century American art. She will discuss Agnes Pelton’s exploration of multiple strains of mysticism, including New Thought, Theosophy, and Agni Yoga, and Pelton’s belief that art is a form of personal and creative transcendence.   With wide-ranging interests in American art, Erika Doss has held fellowships at leading arts and humanities instit... (View more)

Ragnar Kjartansson: Scandinavian Pain and Other Myths – Closing Day

Apr 14, 2019, 12pm
Join us from noon until 5 pm on April 14, 2019, to view Ragnar Kjartansson: Scandinavian Pain and Other Myths on its final day! This focused exhibition will enlighten visitors to recurring themes in Kjartansson’s work such as Nordic identity, melancholia, repetition, and popular culture. Referencing everything from Edvard Munch to the musical super group ABBA, Scandinavian Pain and Other Myths will introduce Phoenix audiences to one of the most creative and engaging contemporary artists working today. Museum Members get unlimited free General Admission, which includes special-engagement exhibitions like Ragnar, for two adults. To join or upgrade today, call 602.257.2129. BECOME A MEMBER    ... (View more)

Poetry Reading: Naomi Shihab Nye

Apr 17, 2019, 7pm
This is a free event open to the public. Reserve your spot at About the poet: Naomi Shihab Nye was born in St. Louis, Missouri in 1952. Her father was a Palestinian refugee and her mother an American of German and Swiss descent, and Nye spent her adolescence in both Jerusalem and San Antonio, Texas. She earned her BA from Trinity University in San Antonio. Nye is the recipient of numerous honors and awards for her work, including a Lavan Award, the Paterson Poetry Prize, the Carity Randall Prize, and many Pushcart Prizes. She has received fellowships from the Lannan Foundation, the Guggenheim Foundation, and was a Witter Bynner Fellow. From 2010-2015 she served as a Chancellor of the Academy of American Poets. Nye&rsq... (View more)

The Whole Story: Part IX

May 3, 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 thewholestoryis... (View more)

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