Pay-What-You-Wish Wednesdays

Sep 26, 2018, 3pm Oct 3, 2018, 3pm
Every Wednesday | 3–9 pm | All year long In an effort to reduce economic barriers to the arts, Phoenix Art Museum has offered complimentary general admission one evening every week for more than 20 years. As the Museum's first and longest-running community-access program providing free general admission and programming for all ages and interests, the Museum's Wednesday complimentary-admission program, now known as Pay-What-You-Wish Wednesday, has welcomed nearly 1 million people to the Museum over the past two decades. Upcoming Programming Wednesday, September 26, 2018  Gallery Talk: Casey Farina and Christopher Jagmin  |  6:30 pm Make It!  |  3:30-7:30 pm Wednesday, October 3, 2018&... (View more)

Annual Meeting / State of the Museum

Sep 27, 2018, 10am
Schedule TBD Please join Amada Cruz, the Museum's Sybil Harrington Director and CEO, and the Board of Trustees for the 2018 Annual Meeting, open to all Museum Members. Amada Cruz will reflect on the past year, highlighting the Museum's successes, along with a preview of plans and opportunities for the year ahead. The Annual Meeting is free and open to all Museum Members along with special guests of the Museum. RSVP to membership@phxart.org or 602.257.2124.

University of Arizona Poetry Series with Charles Simic and Sara Sams

Oct 3, 2018, 7pm
This is a free event open to the public. Reserve your spot at tickets.phxart.org About the poets: Sara Sams is a poet, essayist, and translator from Oak Ridge, Tennessee. She currently works as an instructor for Arizona State University’s College of Interdisciplinary Humanities & Communications, where she provides faculty support for the Superstition Review. She is a graduate of Davidson College (B.A.) and Arizona State University (M.F.A.), and has received teaching fellowships from the Ministry of Education of Spain and the National University of Singapore. - Saraesams.com Charles Simic is perhaps our most disquieting muse. There are few poets writing in America today who share his lavish appetite for... (View more)

Western Art Associates: Celebrating 50 Years

Oct 3, 2018, 6pm
Tickets are $25 6 pm – Reception in Orientation Room Featuring hors-d'oeuvres and a no-host bar 7 pm – Gallery Talk with Betsy Fahlman, Adjunct Curator of American Art Join us at the Museum from 6-9 pm on October 3, 2018, for a gallery talk and reception celebrating the exhibition of artworks Western Art Associates has acquired for Phoenix Art Museum over the past 50 years. When Phoenix Art Museum opened in 1959, it possessed neither an endowment nor a collection. Instead, the new art museum at the heart of a young, upstart of a city was shepherded to growth by the generosity of those in its community who had the imagination to see what our city—and our Museum—could truly become.  &... (View more)

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