Push Pull by Valeska Soares

Mar 24, 2018, 12pm
noon - 2 pm See (and taste) a performance of Push Pull, one of the interactive works in the exhibition Valeska Soares: Any Moment Now. Push Pull features giant masses of saltwater taffy dangling from specially fabricated stainless steel hooks. Performers at various stations push and pull the taffy in a continuous movement to generate continually morphing sculptures. In collaboration with Kreëmart, the artist handpicks the various taffies, each with a different color and flavor. Visitors are invited to receive pieces of each sculpture, tasting the results of this collective labor—a literal way of “consuming” the work of art. This performance is free for Members and included in general admission. To reserve tickets in... (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. 

CADA Networking Mixer: Connecting the Dots

Apr 4, 2018, 4:30pm
4:30-6:30 pm   Please join us at the Museum on April 4 for a unique networking event, led by CADA, for healthcare and art professionals, the community, older adults, and their care partners. Listen to current partners in the arts community share what they're working on within the arts and engagement world for our aging adults and their care partners.   This is a free event but requires an RSVP. Please visit tickets.phxart.org to reserve your ticket today!   About CADA CADA has acted as a connector over the years, bringing needed resources to local caregivers. We have seen an amazing and unfortunate uptick in regard to isolation among those living with dementia and their caregivers, whether family or friends. ... (View more)

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 by authors and translators Omar Pimienta (Tjuana), Susan Briante (Tucson), and José Antonio Villarán (Santa Cruz/Lima). Pimienta will read from his most recent books, The Album of Fences, translated into English by José Antonio Villarán and published by Cardboard House Press. Susan Briante will 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.phxart.org. Presented by Cardboard Hous... (View more)

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