First Friday June 2019

Jun 7, 2019, 6pm
From 6–10 pm on the first Friday of each month, Phoenix Art Museum is open to the public with voluntary donation admission. Share your First Friday experience: @phxart #phxartff Image: Malakai, Souls, 2018. Screenshot of film. Courtesy of the artist. May 3, 2019 First Friday happenings: See special exhibition Agnes Pelton: Desert Transcendentalist for only $5! Museum Members see them free, all the time. Join here. See a sneak peak of the short film SOULS by Phoenix-based director and filmmaker Malakai, who is also featured in the 2018 Phoenix Art Museum Artists’ Grants Recipients exhibition. SOULS is a visual exhibition, photographic art & and film installation that captures the totality ... (View more)

Special Film Installation of SOULS

Jun 7, 2019, 7pm
Join us for a guided screening experience of SOULS with director Malakai hosting a post-film Q&A as part of the Artist Grants exhibition.   SOULS is a visual exhibition, photographic art & and film installation that captures the totality of mortality, blackness and Afro-futurism.    Through the lens of a child, we attach the isolation of death and mortality, combined with an exploration of space and afro-futurism. Attached within the exploration of mortality, we search the African-Diaspora for clues of what goes on within the "beyond". This film and installation was inspired by the passing of my late grand-mother. Her resilience and strength was linear, within the fact that it not only allowed me to love my... (View more)

Teen Zine

Jul 3, 2019, 6:30pm Jul 10, 2019, 6:30pm 3 More Engagement(s) Available
Teen Zine A five-week class Wednesdays in July, 6:30 - 8:30 PM   Zines are a celebration of freedom of expression. These DIY, self-published booklets can be about anything. What stories do you want to share? What are the issues that you care about?   Develop writing and image content for a zine of your own, using this as a space to explore a topic in depth, both on the page and through conversations with peers and featured guest zine creators. Find inspiration from artists in the museum who have tackled similar themes, and publish an edition, which will be featured at the next Teen Night. You'll get the most out of this if you are able to attend all five sessions, however, you are still welcome to join after the ... (View more)

July Object of the Month

Jul 6, 2019, 11:30am Jul 18, 2019, 11:30am 1 More Engagement(s) Available
Free for Members Included with General Admission   Join us for a gallery talk led by a Museum Docent and learn more about an object from the collection or on view in a special exhibition.   For questions, contact

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