Public Lecture: Dr. Mari Carmen Ramírez

Sep 17, 2014, 7pm
Singer Hall Join the curator of the Antonio Berni: Juanito and Ramona exhibition Dr. Mari Carmen Ramírez, Wortham Curator of Latin American Art at the Museum of Fine Arts Houston, for a lecture on Berni’s multifaceted work. Image Credit: Antonio Berni, Ramona con medias rayadas [Ramona with Striped Stockings], 1976, Xylo-cxollage-relief, Collection of Gail and Louis K. Adler, Houston; © Sucesión Lily Berni; Photograph © The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; Will Michels, photographer

It's In The Bag

Sep 27, 2014, 6pm
The Women's Metropolitan Arts Council (WoMAC) is hosting its 6th 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 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 membership boasts over 100 vibrant and dynamic professional women who share a ... (View more)

Manhattan Short Film Festival 2014

Oct 1, 2014, 7pm
An extraordinary global event will take place the week of September 26th to October 5th, 2014 when over 100,000 people in over 250 cities across seven continents gather in cinemas, galleries, universities, museums, and cafes for one purpose…to view and vote on short films in the 18th Annual Manhattan Short Film Festival.   The festival’s mission is to unite audiences across all seven continents of the globe for one week via the most compelling short films submitted each year. Every viewer at every screening in every venue gets to vote for their favorite short films with the winner being announced October 5th. Past winners have gone to be nominated for Oscars with 2 out of the last 3 Academy Award winning short films being a part of... (View more)

Jimmy Choo with Asian Arts Council

Oct 1, 2014, 5pm
Jimmy Choo - Scottsdale 16245 N Scottsdale Rd, Scottsdale, AZ‎   Jimmy Choo, in association with Eileen Yeung, Lily Yee, Doris Ong, Natalie Kaan and Alice Meyer, is delighted to invite you to discover the Autumn/Winter 2014 collection supporting Phoenix Art Museum's Asian Arts Council. RSVP via email or by calling 480.947.2067. A portion of the event proceeds will benefit Phoenix Art Museum's Asian Arts Council.  

First Friday at Phoenix Art Museum

Oct 3, 2014, 6pm
Join us for an evening of music and art as we open the international contemporary mail art exhibition: Focus Latin America: Art is Our Last Hope, curated by Dr. Vanessa Davidson and John Held Jr. Exhibitions on view: Sacred Stories and Images of the Buddha: The Vessantara Jataka Scroll - Free after 6 p.m. Paulo Bruscky: Art is Our Last Hope - Free after 6 p.m. Focus Latin America: Art Is Our Last Hope - Free after 6 p.m. Quiet Rage, Gentle Wail: Prints and Masks of Japanese Noh Theatre - 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 explore all the downtown Phoenix arts and culture... (View more)

PhotoBid 2014 Gala and Silent Auction

Oct 17, 2014, 6pm
Join fellow art lovers and collectors on October 17 for this exciting annual fundraiser showcasing more than 50 signed limited-edition photographic prints and books by acclaimed photographers from throughout Arizona and the United States. Bid in person and online for museum-quality photographs in a diverse variety of media, generously donated by the photographers. Whether you are a seasoned collector or just starting out INFOCUS PhotoBid is a fun, welcoming event where you can mingle with people who share a passion for photography – and bring home an original work of art! Tickets are $35 and include admission to the event, one complimentary drink and door prize ticket. Act now and get Early Bird pricing of $29 until July 31! For tickets and... (View more)

National Theatre Live: A Streetcar Named Desire

Oct 26, 2014, 2pm
The fastest-selling production in the Young Vic’s history, Tennessee Williams’ timeless masterpiece A Streetcar Named Desire will be broadcast live from their London home by National Theatre Live. With Gillian Anderson (The X-Files, The Fall) as Blanche DuBois, Ben Foster (Lone Survivor, Kill Your Darlings) as Stanley and Vanessa Kirby (BBC’s Great Expectations, Three Sisters at the Young Vic) as Stella. Cost: $15 Museum Members, students with ID; $18 general admission. Tickets available here. Presented in High Definition and Dolby 5.1 Surround Sound. Runtime: approx 3hrs15mins. Multi-ticket packages are also available! National Theatre Live at Phoenix Art Museum is generously sponsored by Sue and Bud Selig.

Art Lover Book Club

Nov 5, 2014, 11am Nov 5, 2014, 5:30pm 1 More Engagement(s) Available
Lemon Art Research Library Wednesday, November 5, 11 a.m. or 5:30 p.m. Friday, November 7, 2 p.m. Join Phoenix Art Museum Librarian Abigail Nersesian and fellow readers as we discuss Michelangelo: A Life in Six Masterpieces by Miles J. Unger. There are three sessions available, please only select one. Space is limited. Please RSVP to

ArtFix 2014

Nov 6, 2014, 6pm
Great Hall Have you ever wondered how some works of art are chosen to be restored for Phoenix Art Museum’s contemporary collection?  Better yet, would you like to participate in the selection process? Then join with your fellow art lovers at Contemporary Forum’s ArtFix! The evening includes a hearty buffet, hosted bar, an irresistible silent auction, and — most importantly — the privilege of casting your vote for one of the exciting artworks presented for restoration that evening. The artwork with the most votes will be brought back to life with the evening’s proceeds and will once again be available for display as part of the Museum’s permanent contemporary collection. Tickets are $120, include fo... (View more)

Black Friday

Nov 28, 2014, 8am
Enjoy a stress-free Black Friday at Phoenix Art Museum with FREE early hours and special offers throughout the day. 8 a.m. Free admission for everyone to The West Select from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m.  Complimentary doughnuts and coffee (while supplies last). In honor of our 55th anniversary the first 55 non-members to visit the Museum will receive a complimentary one-year Dual or Family membership (valued at $80/$90). These will be numbered and must be redeemed that day. Museum Members: Receive 20% off in The Museum Store. Museum Store discount available in store only. Not valid on phone orders, online orders, gift certificates, previous holds or clearance merchandise. All Visitors: Receive 10% off in The Museum Store and $5... (View more)

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