Volunteers’ Night at the Museum

Jul 30, 2014, 5:30pm
Orientation Room An exclusive event just for our volunteers to come and explore Phoenix Art Museum. 5:30 p.m.: Light refreshments in the Orientation Room 6:00 p.m.: Talk with Laura Wenzel Learn more about what happens behind-the-scenes and after hours with Laura Wenzel, Associate Registrar. Hear about the intricacies of caring for, storing, moving and installing artwork for Antonio Berni: Juanito and Ramona. Space is limited.  Please RSVP to (602) 307-2002 or volunteer@phxart.org.

First Friday at Phoenix Art Museum

Aug 1, 2014, 6pm
Exhibitions on view: The Process and The Page: Developing Photographic Books - Free after 6 p.m. Quiet Rage, Gentle Wail: Prints and Masks of Japanese Noh Theatre - Free after 6 p.m. Antonio Berni: Juanito and Ramona - Adults 18 and above $5; Youth 6 to 17 $3; Admission for children under 6 is free. Admission for MCCC student is free. Could you see yourself as a member of Phoenix Art Museum? Want to win a Museum Membership? Look for pieces in our permanent collection marked with a dot below them during First Friday August 1. Take a picture that includes the artwork, even a selfie, and post on Instagram with the hashtag #OnTheDot for a chance to win a Museum Membership! One winner will be selec... (View more)

Downtown Chamber Series

Aug 10, 2014, 2pm Aug 13, 2014, 7pm
Featuring a Mendellsohn piano trio, Ravel Duo for violin and cello, and solo piano works by Chopin, performing in gallery space amidst works from the contemporary collection. Tickets are $15, museum admission included in ticket price. Purchase Tickets or call 602-254-1491 for more information. Full-time students of any age are free. Image Credit: Photo by Leland Gebhardt Photography. Used with permission.  

Circles Exclusive: Curator tour of Antonio Berni

Aug 14, 2014, 11am
Circles Exclusive: Curator tour of Antonio Berni - Steele Gallery Join us as Lampe Curator of Latin American Art, Dr. Vanessa Davidson gives an in-depth tour of the works of Argentinean artist Antonio Berni, one of the most iconic Latin American artists of the 20th century. This Circles of Support exclusive tour will give insight into his Juanito Laguna and Ramona Montiel series he began in 1958 chronicles the tales of these two fictional characters in prints, drawings, collages, and assemblages, innovative works that vividly reflect the undercurrents of Argentinean society. This is the first exhibition of Berni’s work to be organized by a U.S. museum in nearly fifty years. Afterwards, enjoy lunch on your own at Palette café and enjoy you... (View more)

Educator Open House

Aug 20, 2014, 5pm
Great Hall Join this year’s FREE Educator Open House! Educators from all grade levels and disciplines are welcome to check out school and teacher offerings from Phoenix Art Museum and other local arts organizations. RSVP now to Education@phxart.org. 

National Theatre Live: Medea

Sep 7, 2014, 2pm
Helen McCrory (The Last of the Haussmans) returns to the National Theatre to take the title role in Euripides’ powerful tragedy, in a new version by Ben Power, directed by Carrie Cracknell. Medea is a wife and a mother. For the sake of her husband, Jason, she’s left her home and borne two sons in exile. But when he abandons his family for a new life, Medea faces banishment and separation from her children. Cornered, she begs for one day’s grace. It’s time enough. She exacts an appalling revenge and destroys everything she holds dear. 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 2hrs30mins.... (View more)

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 multifacteted 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 "purseonality" 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 p... (View more)

Manhattan Short Film Festival 2013

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)

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)

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