Luncheon of Legends

Mar 16, 2018, 11am
11am - 1 pm Cummings Great Hall Join Phoenix Art Museum for Luncheon of Legends on March 16, 2018, featuring a candid conversation between Baseball Hall-of-Famer Hank Aaron and Bud Selig, Commissioner Emeritus of Major League Baseball, along with guest emcee, Mike Wilbon of ESPN’s Pardon the Interruption. Luncheon of Legends, which has historically celebrated the art of baseball, brings together sports and art enthusiasts for a special afternoon that raises funds for exhibitions and educational programs at Phoenix Art Museum. Aaron, who is considered one of the greatest players in baseball history, along with Selig, who is credited with guiding Major League Baseball to newfound popularity and success, will bring to life their experiences at th... (View more)

Logan Lecture Series: Valeska Soares

Mar 21, 2018, 6:30pm
Tickets are free for Museum Members, $5 for non-Members. Space is limited. On March 24, Phoenix Art Museum will present a mid-career retrospective exhibition of Brazilian artist Valeska Soares, entitled Valeska Soares: Any Moment Now. Exploring themes of memory, time, and the sensorial, Valeska Soares reconfigures the esthetic of minimalism into interactive installations and sensory experiences. Her work demonstrates a fascination with space and time, as well as what occurs beyond their perceived limits. Directly engaging visitors’ subjectivities, she emphasizes personal experience and also universal knowledge, and explores how each of these affects the other. Assemblages of book pages, covers, and bindings weave meanings between differen... (View more)

College Night

Mar 28, 2018, 6pm
Calling all higher-ed students! Enjoy a special evening for college and university students at Phoenix Art Museum. See Valeska Soares: Any Moment Now for free, and take advantage of a discounted $2 student ticket (please bring your ID) to see the special exhibition, Iris Van Herpen Transforming Fashion. There will also be music provided by local DJs, on-site food trucks, art-making workshops led by the Creative Fellows from ASU’s Herberger Institute of Design and the Arts, and art by ASU Barrett Honors College students on view in the Museum’s Wilde Plaza. 

Cardboard House Press Bilingual Poetry Series

Apr 4, 2018, 6:30pm
On April 4, visit Phoenix Art Museum to enjoy a bilingual reading in Spanish and English from authors and translators of Cardboard House Press. Mexican poets Omar Pimienta and Alejandro Tarrab will read from their most recent books published in the United States by Cardboard House Press, The Album of Fences and Litane, translated into English by José Antonio Villarán and Clare Sullivan, respectively. We have also invited poet Susan Briante to read from her latest collection, The Market Wonders (Ahsahta Press). Giancarlo Huapaya, poet and editor of Cardboard House Press, has translated a selection of Briante's poems into Spanish and will accompany her for a bilingual reading. This event is free and open to the public. RSVP at tickets.... (View more)

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