First Friday at Phoenix Art Museum

May 1, 2015, 6pm
Poetry Reading: Jen Bervin | 7 p.m. Based in Brooklyn, Jen Bervin works in hybrid forms that blend language, writing, and the visual arts. Her works involve strong conceptual elements with a minimalist’s eye for the poetic and essential. Much of Bervin’s work rotates around the poles of text and textile, elaborating that ancient connection through poems, archival research, artist books, and art.  Co-presented with the University of Arizona Poetry Center Visit the Museum’s exhibitions, including Andy Warhol: Potraits. Tickets to special exhibitions are $8 adults and $5 for youth. Exhibitions on view: Andy Warhol: Portraits - $8 for Adults, $5 for youth 6-17 after 6 p.m. One-of-a-Kind: Uniqu... (View more)

Art Lovers Book Club

May 6, 2015, 11am May 6, 2015, 5:30pm 1 More Engagement(s) Available
Lemon Art Research Library Join Phoenix Art Museum Librarian Abigail Nersesian and fellow readers as we discuss The Painted Kiss by Elizabeth Hickey.   In this passionate and atmospheric debut novel, Elizabeth Hickey reimagines the tumultuous relationship between the Viennese painter Gustav Klimt and Emilie Flöge, the woman who posed for Klimt's masterpiece The Kiss – and whose name he uttered with his dying breath. There are three sessions available, please only select one. This event is free and does not include general admission to the museum. Cost: This event is free and requires registration but does not include general admission to the museum. For directions to Lemon Art Research Library, click here... (View more)

Volunteers Are A Work Of Heart

May 9, 2015, 10:30am
Great Hall 10:30 a.m. - Brunch 11:00 a.m. - Remarks by Amada Cruz, The Sybil Harrington Director Volunteers! Please join us in celebration of your generous contribution of time and support. Enjoy brunch and remarks from Amada Cruz, as well as music and prizes! RSVP by Sunday, May 3 to (602) 307-2009 or volunteer@phxart.org. Catering generously donated by Copper Square Kitchen.

Mother's Day at Phoenix Art Museum

May 10, 2015, 12pm
Museum-wide Take Mom on a stroll through the Museum’s exhibitions, including Andy Warhol: Potraits or enjoy a lovely Sunday Brunch at Palette! Reward a lifetime of love with a day off for art. Exhibitions on view: Andy Warhol: Portraits One-of-a-Kind: Unique Photographic Objects from the Center for Creative Photography Pattern Play: The Contemporary Designs of Jacqueline Groag Rachel Bess: 2014 Arlene and Morton Scult Contemporary Forum Artist Award Recipient 2014 Contemporary Forum Artists Grant Winners Cost: General admission applies, free for Museum Members.

ACI 2nd Wednesday May Luncheon

May 13, 2015, 5pm
BACKSTAGE AT SAKS. COCKTAILS AT CRUSH.   Saks Fifth Avenue, Biltmore Fashion Park. 2446 E. Camelback Rd. Phoenix, AZ 85016 Check-in & Reception | 4:30 p.m. Program starts | 5:00 p.m. Join us for behind-the-scenes insider styling tips to fashion and beauty. Learn how to transform a complete runway look into reality at Saks 5th Avenue’s 10022 shoe department. Check in begins at 4:30 pm during which time sparkling wine and Perrier will be served. Following this fun and informative presentation, the festivities continue next door at Christopher’s Crush for a private cocktail party where you can catch up with friends and make new ones. Complimentary hors d’oeuvres will be served along with a compl... (View more)

Phoenix Art Museum celebrates International Museum Day

May 17, 2015, 12pm
Museum-wide Two-for-One admission Available for General Admission only, applies to the smaller admission price and can not be combined with other offers.

Prospective Docent Coffee & Conversation

May 18, 2015, 10am
Singer Hall Learn more about the Phoenix Art Museum Docents, volunteer Museum educators who share their love of art with students and adults at the Museum, in schools, and throughout our community. Come hear about our 16-month training program! Registration is not required for this Coffee & Conversation. If you have questions, please contact the Education Department at the Museum:  (602)-257-4356 or Education@PhxArt.org

First Friday at Phoenix Art Museum

Jun 5, 2015, 6pm
Museum-wide   Minimalist and Ambient Music with Crossing 32nd Street Visit the Museum’s exhibitions, including Andy Warhol: Potraits. Tickets to special exhibitions are $8 adults and $5 for youth. Exhibitions on view: Andy Warhol: Portraits - $8 for Adults, $5 for youth 6-17 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 Designs of Jacqueline Groag - Free after 6 p.m. Hidden Histories in Latin American Art - Free after 6 p.m. Phoenix Art Museum is one of four Artlink Phoenix First Friday Trolley hubs! Park and enjoy the museum then take the trolley tour and e... (View more)

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

Sep 30, 2015, 6pm
Whiteman Hall 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 Painting 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 distinctive and ori... (View more)

Arts & Flowers® 2015

Oct 16, 2015, 10am Oct 17, 2015, 10am 1 More Engagement(s) Available
One of our most celebrated events, Arts & Flowers®, fills the Museum galleries with colorful, floral interpretations of our diverse collection. Celebrate fall at the 11th Annual Arts & Flowers® event at Phoenix Art Museum October 16-18, 2015. Inspired by objects on view, enjoy the uniqueness of floral art created by Arizona's top floral designers. You will never see any piece of art in quite the same way again. Save the date, more details to come.

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