Early Childhood at Phoenix Art Museum

Jun 25, 2016, 10:30am
Parents and Caregivers, Bring your family to Phoenix Art Museum for a special pilot program designed for our littlest visitors. We’ll play, read, and look at art together. At this program you’ll learn about Jennifer Steinkamp’s artwork Mike Kelley 13 and how you can use observation to build vocabulary and strengthen early literacy skills. All participants will receive a complimentary Summertime Mini Membership upon completion of a brief survey.   This program is limited to families with children who are 5 years old or younger. Space is limited. Click here to register. Questions? Please email Kaela Hoskings, The Gerry Grout Education Director, at Kaela.Hoskings@phxart.org.   This program ... (View more)

Circles Exhibition Preview - Edward Burtynsky: WATER

Jun 30, 2016, 6pm
Amada Cruz, the Sybil Harrington Director, and the Board of Trustees of Phoenix Art Museum invite Circles of Support Members to the exhibition preview for Edward Burtynsky: WATER.  Explore the photography of Edward Burtynsky and see the world’s most abundant natural resource as you’ve never experienced it before. Enjoy live music, hors d’oeuvres, a hosted bar, and an opportunity to be the first in the Valley to see our summer exhibition.   RSVP by June 24, 2016:  602.257.2115 | circles@phxart.org   Edward Burtynsky: WATER was organized by the New Orleans Museum of Art and is generously supported by Contemporary Forum. Additional support provided by Infocus.    Image credit: Ed... (View more)

First Friday at Phoenix Art Museum

Jul 1, 2016, 6pm
Every First Friday, Phoenix Art Museum offers free general admission and discounted special exhibition admission from 6pm-10pm.  Escape the heat and join us inside the Museum where it's always 72 degrees. We will be screening the award winning short documentary film produced by Kitchen Sink Studios, Vermillion.  The film will be introduced by KSS and followed by Q&A. Seating is first-come, first-seated. Grab a drink at the cash bar and relax before checking out our current exhibitions. Don't miss Soulective, our musical guests for the evening -- we dare you not to dance! Exhibitions on view: Edward Burtynsky: WATER (opening night!)   Here and Abroad: Photographs by David Taylor ... (View more)

Art Lover Book Club: 33 Artists in 3 Acts

Jul 6, 2016, 11am Jul 6, 2016, 5:30pm 1 More Engagement(s) Available
33 Artists in 3 Acts by Sarah Thornton 33 Artists in 3 Acts offers unprecedented access to a dazzling range of artists, from international superstars to unheralded art teachers. Sarah Thornton's beautifully paced, fly-on-the-wall narratives include visits with Ai Weiwei before and after his imprisonment and Jeff Koons as he woos new customers in London, Frankfurt, and Abu Dhabi. She meets Yayoi Kusama in her studio around the corner from the Tokyo asylum that she calls home. She snoops in Cindy Sherman's closet, hears about Andrea Fraser's psychotherapist, and spends quality time with Laurie Simmons, Carroll Dunham, and their daughters Lena and Grace. Through these intimate scenes, 33 Artists in 3 Acts explores what it means to be a real a... (View more)

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CF's Summer Film Series: Exit Through The Gift Shop