First Friday at Phoenix Art Museum

Jun 5, 2015, 6pm
Museum-wide Minimalist and Ambient Music with Crossing 32nd Street Visit the Museum’s exhibitions, including Andy Warhol: Portraits. Tickets to special exhibitions are $8 adults and $5 for youth. Exhibitions on view: Andy Warhol: Portraits - $8 for Adults, $5 for youth 6-17 after 6 p.m. One-of-a-Kind: Unique Photographic Objects from the Center for Creative Photography - Free after 6 p.m. Pattern Play: The Contemporary Designs of Jacqueline Groag - Free after 6 p.m. Hidden Histories in Latin American Art - 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... (View more)

Art Lovers Book Club

Jul 8, 2015, 11am Jul 8, 2015, 5:30pm 1 More Engagement(s) Available
  The July 8 session at 11 a.m. is now full and The July 10 session at 2 p.m. is now full. Lemon Art Research Library Join Phoenix Art Museum Librarian Abigail Nersesian and fellow readers as we discuss A Perfect Red by Amy Butler Greenfield. The story of the quest for the perfect color red is an adventure into world history. For those who knew its secrets, red was a source of wealth and power from ancient times onward — especially cochineal, the source of nature's most potent red dye. With a cast of extravagant characters — monarchs, buccaneers, artists, scientists, spies, even poets — the mad race to crack the cochineal enigma and break Spain's monopoly lasted three hundred years. Encompassing... (View more)

Painting in the New World: A Symposium on Spanish Colonial Art

Sep 30, 2015, 6pm
Whiteman Hall - 6 to 8 p.m. This landmark symposium will present an overarching view of artistic traditions in Colonial Latin America for a general audience. Organized to accompany the exhibition Masterworks of Spanish Colonial Art from the Phoenix Art Museum’s Collection, this symposium will enrich your understanding of the 18th-century paintings on display. This evening of talks will present new perspectives on how art was created and disseminated throughout the Spanish viceroyalties. How were paintings commissioned during the colonial period? How did indigenous artistic traditions continue to be reflected in art created in the viceroyalties? How did native artists transform artistic source material imported from Europe into distinctiv... (View more)

Arts & Flowers® 2015

Oct 16, 2015, 10am Oct 17, 2015, 10am 1 More Engagement(s) Available
One of our most celebrated events, Arts & Flowers®, fills the Museum galleries with colorful, floral interpretations of our diverse collection. Celebrate fall at the 11th Annual Arts & Flowers® event at Phoenix Art Museum October 16-18, 2015. Inspired by objects on view, enjoy the uniqueness of floral art created by Arizona's top floral designers. You will never see any piece of art in quite the same way again. Save the date, more details to come.

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