Pay-What-You-Wish Wednesdays

Sep 19, 2018, 3pm Sep 26, 2018, 3pm 1 More Engagement(s) Available
Every Wednesday | 3–9 pm | All year long In an effort to reduce economic barriers to the arts, Phoenix Art Museum has offered complimentary general admission one evening every week for more than 20 years. As the Museum's first and longest-running community-access program providing free general admission and programming for all ages and interests, the Museum's Wednesday complimentary-admission program, now known as Pay-What-You-Wish Wednesday, has welcomed nearly 1 million people to the Museum over the past two decades. Upcoming Programming Wednesday, September 26, 2018  Gallery Talk: Casey Farina and Christopher Jagmin  |  6:30 pm Make It!  |  3:30-7:30 pm Wednesday, October 3, 2018&... (View more)

Poetry Reading: Sara Sams and Charles Simic

Oct 3, 2018, 7pm
This is a free event open to the public. Reserve your spot at About the poets: Sara Sams is a poet, essayist, and translator from Oak Ridge, Tennessee. She currently works as an instructor for Arizona State University’s College of Interdisciplinary Humanities & Communications, where she provides faculty support for the Superstition Review. She is a graduate of Davidson College (B.A.) and Arizona State University (M.F.A.), and has received teaching fellowships from the Ministry of Education of Spain and the National University of Singapore. - Charles Simic is perhaps our most disquieting muse. There are few poets writing in America today who share his lavish appetite for... (View more)

Western Art Associates: Celebrating 50 Years

Oct 3, 2018, 6pm
Tickets are $25 6 pm – Reception in Orientation Room Featuring hors-d'oeuvres and a no-host bar 7 pm – Gallery Talk with Betsy Fahlman, Adjunct Curator of American Art Join us at the Museum from 6-9 pm on October 3, 2018, for a gallery talk and reception celebrating the exhibition of artworks Western Art Associates has acquired for Phoenix Art Museum over the past 50 years. When Phoenix Art Museum opened in 1959, it possessed neither an endowment nor a collection. Instead, the new art museum at the heart of a young, upstart of a city was shepherded to growth by the generosity of those in its community who had the imagination to see what our city—and our Museum—could truly become.  &... (View more)

Member Preview Day for Teotihuacan: City of Water, City of Fire

Oct 5, 2018, 10am
10 am–6 pm  |  Exclusive Exhibition Viewing No RSVP necessary Join us for an exclusive viewing of Teotihuacan: City of Water, City of Fire, the first U.S. exhibition on Teotihuacan in more than 20 years. Through nearly 200 artworks and artifacts, including murals, sculptures, stone carvings, and statues of gods, the exhibition provides the most comprehensive insight into the art, everyday life, and religion of the ancient Mesoamerican metropolis to date, bringing these archaeological treasures to Arizona for the first time. Members get unlimited free General Admission, which includes special engagement exhibitions like Teotihuacan, for two adults. To join or upgrade, call 602.257.2129.   BE... (View more)

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