First Friday at Phoenix Art Museum

May 5, 2017, 6pm
Every First Friday, Phoenix Art Museum offers free general admission and discounted special exhibition admission* from 6 - 10PM. This First Friday we are excited to welcome back The Whole Story with Part 2, the second installment of a storytelling series that seeks to broaden perspectives with personal stories that honor the black experience in Arizona. We are also proud to present a new collaboration featuring four local artists organized by nueBOX and local publisher Four Chambers Press presents their latest release, a chapbook of prose poems entitled Channels, Frequencies, and Sequences by local poet and ASU Professor Michael Brooks Cryer. The Whole Story is a live, quarterly show that premiered in January 2017 at Phoenix Art Museum, and will con... (View more)

An Evening at Spence Diamonds

May 10, 2017, 6pm
Learn how Spence Diamonds create their real, ethical diamonds in plasma chambers, try on the newest jewelry trends and mingle with members and guests. This event will be held at the new Spence Diamonds store located at Scottsdale Quarter.

Contemporary Forum Curator-led Tour

May 10, 2017, 5:30pm
Interested in learning more about Contemporary Forum (CF), the museum support group focused on the appreciation and understanding of contemporary art?   Join CF for a free private tour with our chief curator, Gilbert Vicario, followed by a cocktail hour at Palette, the museum café. Meet fellow art lovers and learn more about this vibrant group!   This tour is free and open to the public as part of #FreeAfterThree (each Wednesday, general admission is free from 3pm-9pm). RSVP to

Open Mind / Open Mic

May 10, 2017, 6pm
#ByTeensForTeens   Calling all teen poets, storytellers, scribblers, and wordsmiths: Poe(treat) Yourself! Whether you’re a rhymer or free verser, come find inspiration at Phoenix Art Museum. Experiment with different ways of creating a poem and share--if you’d like—during the open mic at the end. We’ll have coffee (creativity juice) and treats. Free All middle school and high school students welcome  6 - 8:30 PM   Teen programs are supported by Thunderbirds Charities, with additional support by the Craig R. and Barbara M. Barrett Foundation along with the Alice and Jim Bazlen and Jane A. Lehman Foundation.  

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