Art Lover Book Club: 33 Artists in 3 Acts

Jul 6, 2016, 11am Jul 6, 2016, 5:30pm 1 More Engagement(s) Available
33 Artists in 3 Acts by Sarah Thornton 33 Artists in 3 Acts offers unprecedented access to a dazzling range of artists, from international superstars to unheralded art teachers. Sarah Thornton's beautifully paced, fly-on-the-wall narratives include visits with Ai Weiwei before and after his imprisonment and Jeff Koons as he woos new customers in London, Frankfurt, and Abu Dhabi. She meets Yayoi Kusama in her studio around the corner from the Tokyo asylum that she calls home. She snoops in Cindy Sherman's closet, hears about Andrea Fraser's psychotherapist, and spends quality time with Laurie Simmons, Carroll Dunham, and their daughters Lena and Grace. Through these intimate scenes, 33 Artists in 3 Acts explores what it means to be a real a... (View more)

Edward Burtynsky: WATER Members’ Day

Jul 9, 2016, 10am
Make a date with Edward Burtynsky, and see the world’s most abundant natural resource as you’ve never experienced it before at our exclusive Members’ Day. Enjoy a day filled with fun activities, including exhibition tours with a Museum Docent, beginning every half hour from 11 am – 2:30 pm. No reservations are required for this Members’ Day event, and is open to all Members, a guest, and your children under age 18.  For details, contact the Museum Membership Office at 602.257.2124.   Image Credit: Edward Burtynsky, Cerro Prieto Geothermal Power Station, Baja, Mexico, 2012. Photograph. Courtesy of the artist, copyright Edward Burtynsky. 

See the World Summer Stay-Cation Film Festival

Jul 16, 2016, 11am
The best summer getaway is right in your own backyard! Phoenix Art Museum invites you to sit back, relax and explore the world through cinema, no road-trip or plane tickets needed. With a lineup of three independent films exploring themes of perspectives of social justice, political resistance and cultural identity (Big Mountain, Diné Bikéyah); mysticism, tradition, and the fantasy of celebrity (Recommended by Enrique); obsession, passion and the unrealized dream (Persistence of Vision), the See the World Summer Stay-cation Film Festival will broaden your scope of reality (and film) without having to leave Phoenix. SCHEDULE: 11am: Big Mountain, Diné Bikéyah (run-time 75 minutes) 1pm: Recommended by Enrique (run-time... (View more)

Paris Fashion Salon Series: The Grand Couturiers and Tradition

Jul 20, 2016, 6pm
In anticipation of Phoenix Art Museum’s fall fashion exhibition featuring the Emphatics Archive, Jacquie Dorrance Curator of Fashion Design, Dennita Sewell will host a summer salon series about the history of Paris fashion. From the traditions of the grand couturiers to the evolution of the international fashion brand, this series explores the designers who made Paris the the most powerful and prestigious fashion capital in the world. Examination of works from the fashion design collection will conclude each lecture. July 20, 6pm Singer Hall The Grand Couturiers and Tradition: Charles Frederick Worth, Chanel and Balenciaga This event is free and open to the public; RSVP required. Click here to reserve tickets.   Image credit... (View more)

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