Arizona Costume Institute Holiday Luncheon

Dec 6, 2016, 11am
Gather with Valley fashion enthusiasts for this glamorous and entertaining annual luncheon. Benefits include a special guest speaker, an exclusive view of works from the archive, fun and fellowship. Champagne reception with concert pianist Charles Lewis   Featuring Guillermo De Osma, author of Fortuny: His Life and Work    Guillermo de Osma is an art historian, founder of the eponymous gallery in Madrid, and the world’s foremost specialist on Mariano Fortuny. He is also professor at Spain’s Instituto Superior de Moda and has written numerous articles and books. His book Fortuny: His Life and Work is a comprehensive monograph that captures the fashions, art, and fantasy of one of the world’s most origina... (View more)


Dec 6, 2016, 12am
Phoenix Art Museum will be closed all day, Tuesday, December 6, for a special event. We regret any inconvenience this may cause. We invite everyone to visit us during our normal operating hours, linked here. Should you have any questions at all, please email us at We look forward to seeing you on Wednesday, December 7, from 10am-9pm. 

Art Lovers Book Club: I Am Madame X

Jan 4, 2017, 11am Jan 4, 2017, 5:30pm 1 More Engagement(s) Available
I Am Madame X: A Novel By Gioia Diliberto When John Singer Sargent unveiled Madame X -- his famous portrait of American beauty Virginie Gautreau -- at the 1884 Paris Salon, its subject's bold pose and provocative dress shocked the public and the critics, smashing Sargent's dreams of a Paris career. In this remarkable novel, Gioia Diliberto tells Virginie's story, drawing on the sketchy historical facts to re-create Virginie's tempestuous personality and the captivating milieu of nineteenth-century Paris. Born in New Orleans and raised on a lush plantation, Virginie fled to France during the Civil War, where she was absorbed into the fascinating and wealthy world of grand ballrooms, dressmakers' salons, and artists' at... (View more)

2017 Independent Woman Luncheon

Feb 7, 2017, 10am
Now in its seventh year, the Independent Woman Luncheon has become one of the Valley’s most beautiful and beloved philanthropic events. The luncheon celebrates the Valley’s premier design community as they come together in support of Phoenix Art Museum’s commitment to excellence in visual arts and education. This year, the event continues its tradition of honoring a high-profile designer as the keynote speaker, welcoming Sarah Richardson to the Museum on February 7. Richardson is best known as the host of hit HGTV shows Room Service, Design Inc., and Real Potential. She’s also a bestselling author, as well as the contributing design editor for Good Housekeeping magazine. Her trademark enthusiasm for effortless, down-to-earth el... (View more)

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July 18, 7pm
CF's Summer Film Series: Exit Through The Gift Shop