First Friday at Phoenix Art Museum

Sep 4, 2015, 6pm
Museum-wide In celebration of our landmark exhibition Masterworks of Spanish Colonial Art from Phoenix Art Museum's Collection we have partnered with Clandestino to present a Cumbia dance party! Free Museum general admission. DJ LENGUA La Diabla Pop-up dance performances choreographed by Liliana Gomez Mariachi Pasión | 6 to 7 p.m. Cash bar Exhibitions on view: Masterworks of Spanish Colonial Art from Phoenix Art Museum's Collection - Free after 6 p.m. From New York to Mexico: Masterworks of American Modernism from The Vilcek Foundation Collection - Free after 6 p.m. American and European Art from the 1920s and 1930s - Free after 6 p.m. One-of-... (View more)

Poetry Reading: francine j. harris & Tarfia Faizullah

Sep 4, 2015, 7pm
Whiteman Hall Poets francine j. harris and Tarfia Faizullah will read from their work. francine j. harris is a 2015 NEA fellow whose first collection, Allegiance, was a finalist for the 2013 Kate Tufts Discovery and PEN Open Book Award. Her second book, Play Dead, is forthcoming from Alice James Books. Bangladeshi Texan poet, educator, and editor Tarfia Faizullah is the author of Seam, winner of the Great Lakes College Association New Writers Award, and Register of Eliminated Villages, forthcoming from Graywolf in 2017. After the reading, there will be a short Q&A and a book signing. Co-presented with the University of Arizona Poetry Center francine j. harris - http://poetry.arizo... (View more)

Holiday Hours - Labor Day

Sep 7, 2015, 10am
The Museum will be open from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. in observance of Labor Day. As a part of the Blue Star Museum program free General admission is available to military through Labor Day. Image Credit:  Paolo Soleri, Il Donnone, 1972. cor-ten steel treated with chlorine and acid.

Art Lovers Book Club

Sep 9, 2015, 11am Sep 9, 2015, 5:30pm 1 More Engagement(s) Available
All sessions are now full. Lemon Art Research Library Join Phoenix Art Museum Librarian Abigail Nersesian and fellow readers as we discuss The Pink Suit by Nicole Mary Kelby. On November 22, 1963, the First Lady accompanied her husband to Dallas dressed in a pink Chanel-style suit. Much of her wardrobe, including the pink suit, came from the New York boutique Chez Ninon where a young Irish immigrant named Kate worked behind the scenes to meticulously craft the memorable outfits. Kate is torn between the glamorous world of Chez Ninon and her traditional Manhattan neighborhood. Finding balance is not easy in a time when women are still expected to follow the rules. And when you're in love, it's impossible. Kelby's luxu... (View more)

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