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
Sponsored by Phoenix Art Museum League, the 11th annual exhibition features over 50 award-winning Arizona floral designers, who interpret the Museum's artwork in breathtaking fresh floral arrangements throughout the Museum galleries. Festivities include a luncheon on October 18 followed by floral workshops and demonstrations. Sunday features presentations by Arizona Bonsai Society and Arizona Highways. More information and tickets at www.phxartmuseumleague.org.

PhotoBid 2015 Gala and Silent Auction

Nov 13, 2015, 6pm
Norton Photography Gallery Join fellow art lovers and collectors on November 13, 2015 for our seventh annual PhotoBid fundraiser benefiting INFOCUS, the photography support organization of Phoenix Art Museum. Whether you are a seasoned collector or just starting out, PhotoBid is a fun and festive event where you can mingle with people who share a passion for photography – and bring home an original work of art! For 2015, PhotoBid will offer both silent and live auction components, featuring more than 50 signed, limited edition photographic prints and books by acclaimed photographers from Arizona and the U.S. Guests at the auction will enjoy a raffle, door prizes, music, hors d’oeuvres and a well-stocked bar.  Cost: A limi... (View more)

National Theatre Live: The Audience

Dec 20, 2015, 2pm
Helen Mirren reprises her Academy Award winning role as Queen Elizabeth II in the highly-anticipated West End production of The Audience, simulcast from London’s Gielgud Theatre as part of National Theatre Live. For sixty years Elizabeth II has met each of her twelve Prime Ministers in a weekly audience at Buckingham Palace – a meeting like no other in British public life – it is private. Both parties have an unspoken agreement never to repeat what is said. Not even to their spouses. The Audience breaks this contract of silence – and imagines a series of pivotal meetings between the Downing Street incumbents and their Queen. From Churchill to Cameron, each Prime Minister has used these private conversations as a sounding board ... (View more)

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