First Friday at Phoenix Art Museum

Aug 7, 2015, 6pm
Museum-wide Special - Arizona dance companies CONDER/dance and JordanDanielsDance team up to animate large and small spaces at Phoenix Art Museum. Works by Jordan Daniels, Israeli choreographer Nadar Rosano and improvised performances by company members will emerge throughout the evening in carefully selected sites throughout the Museum. Exhibitions on view: From New York to Mexico: Masterworks of American Modernism from The Vilcek Foundation Collection - $8 for adults, $5 for youth (6-17 years old) American and European Art from the 1920s and 1930s - Free after 6 p.m. One-of-a-Kind: Unique Photographic Objects from the Center for Creative Photography - Free after 6 p.m. Pattern Play: The Contemporary Desig... (View more)

Art Lovers Book Club

Sep 9, 2015, 11am Sep 9, 2015, 5:30pm 1 More Engagement(s) Available
The session at 2 p.m. on September, 11 is 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 impossib... (View more)

It's In The Bag

Sep 26, 2015, 6pm
Great Hall The Women's Metropolitan Arts Council (WoMAC) is hosting its 7th annual fundraiser, “It's in the Bag”. Express your "purse-onality" at this ultimate night out featuring signature cocktails, hors d'oeuvres, live entertainment, and a silent auction offering everything from designer handbags to utility bags full of goodies. Think evening bag with theater tickets, backpack with hiking gear or diaper bag with baby must-haves. This year, one lucky guest will even have the chance to win a diamond! This event is the creation of WoMAC whose existence is a testimony to the power of “word of mouth” advertising. This museum support organization has grown exponentially since 2005 and its current memb... (View more)

Painting in the New World: A Symposium on Spanish Colonial Art

Sep 30, 2015, 6pm
Whiteman Hall - 6 to 8 p.m. This landmark symposium will present an overarching view of artistic traditions in Colonial Latin America for a general audience. Organized to accompany the exhibition Masterworks of Spanish Colonial Art from the Phoenix Art Museum’s Collection, this symposium will enrich your understanding of the 18th-century paintings on display. This evening of talks will present new perspectives on how art was created and disseminated throughout the Spanish viceroyalties. How were paintings commissioned during the colonial period? How did indigenous artistic traditions continue to be reflected in art created in the viceroyalties? How did native artists transform artistic source material imported from Europe into distinctiv... (View more)

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