Senior Coffee Social

Apr 12, 2018, 10:30am May 10, 2018, 10:30am 7 More Engagement(s) Available
Join us for our monthly Coffee Social for Members 65 and over. Enjoy complimentary coffee, breakfast treats and the Object of the Month presentation by a Docent.   This event will take place in Singer Hall in Wolfswinkel Education Center. Please check in at the Visitor's Desk inside the Museum. Volunteers will be available to guide you to the event.   FREE for Museum Members. Seating is limited and RSVPs are taken on a first-come, first-served basis. Please email with questions.

Circles Exclusive Exhibition Preview—Valeska Soares: Any Moment Now

Mar 22, 2018, 5:30pm
5:30pm-7:30pm 6pm | Remarks Phoenix Art Museum invites Circles of Support members to join Amada Cruz, Sybil Harrington Director and CEO, for a preview of Valeska Soares: Any Moment Now. Enjoy hors d’oeuvres, cocktails, live entertainment, and a special performance of Soares' interactive, edible sculpture Push Pull along with remarks from Vanessa Davidson, The Shawn and Joe Lampe Curator of Latin American Art. Valeska Soares: Any Moment Now is a mid-career survey exhibition of Soares' (b.1957) work, the first at a U.S. museum since 2003. The exhibition features approximately 45 multi-media works, sculptures, videos, and installations created by the Brazilian artist during the past two decades. Soares creates polished, minim... (View more)

Members' Preview Day: Valeska Soares: Any Moment Now

Mar 23, 2018, 10am
Phoenix Art Museum Members are invited to preview the exhibition, Valeska Soares: Any Moment Now, before it opens to the public. No RSVP necessary. Image credit: Valeska Soares, Any Moment Now…, 2014. 365 vintage dust jackets mounted on linen panels and 4 vintage library ladders. Courtesy of Fortes D'Aloia & Gabriel, São Paulo. Installation view, Eleven Rivington Gallery, New York, 2014. Photo: Charles Benton.

Members' Preview Day: Push Pull by Valeska Soares

Mar 23, 2018, 12pm
noon - 2 pm See (and taste) a special Members-only 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 Phoenix Art Museum Members. To bec... (View more)