Art Lovers Book Club: The Miniaturist

May 2, 2018, 1pm May 2, 2018, 5:30pm 2 More Engagement(s) Available
“A fabulously gripping read that will appeal to fans of Girl With a Pearl Earring and The Goldfinch, but Burton is a genuinely new voice with her visceral take on sex, race and class...” -The Guardian On a brisk autumn day in 1686, eighteen-year-old Nella Oortman arrives in Amsterdam to begin a new life as the wife of illustrious merchant trader Johannes Brandt. But her new home, while splendorous, is not welcoming. Johannes is kind yet distant, always locked in his study or at his warehouse office—leaving Nella alone with his sister, the sharp-tongued and forbidding Marin. But Nella’s world changes when Johannes presents her with an extraordinary wedding gift: a cabinet-sized replica of their home. To furnish her gift, Nel... (View more)

Warriors of World War I and Beyond: Sikhism On-Screen

May 5, 2018, 1pm
1-2 pm | Coffee and tea served 2-4 pm | Film screening, panel discussion   See an exclusive screening of the 2017 film All Quiet on the Home Front, which tells the remarkable story of Bhagat Singh Thind, the first Sikh to serve in the US Army in World War I wearing his articles of faith, and the landmark Supreme Court case that followed in 1923.    Army Lieutenant Colonel Kamal S. Kalsi will be on site to introduce the film, providing an insider’s perspective on the challenges that persist to this day of the wearing of religious articles during armed combat. A panel discussion will follow the screening, featuring director Harjus Singh in conversation with Lt. Col. Kalsi, Bicky Singh (the founder of Sikhlens, the wo... (View more)

Teen Night

May 18, 2018, 6pm
#TeensAtPhxArt Friday, November 17, 2017 | 6-9:30 PM Free and open to all high school students (ages 14-18). For teens, by teens, Teen Night is a celebration of art, creativity, and community.  Parents are encouraged to drop off teens at the Museum’s main entrance, and pick up no later than 9:30 pm. This is a teen-only event.   Share your teen night experience: @phxart #teensatphxart Teen programs are supported by Thunderbirds Charities, with additional support by Craig R. and Barbara M. Barrett Foundation, APS, the Alice and Jim Bazlen and Jane A. Lehman Foundation, and John and Erin Gogolak. The Diversifying Art Museum Leadership Initiative is supported by the Walton Family Foundation and the... (View more)

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