ACI Book Club: Model Woman— Eileen Ford and the Business of Beauty

Jun 28, 2017, 10am
Model Woman: Eileen Ford and the Business of Beauty by Robert Lacey DATE & TIME Wednesday, June 28, 2017 • 10 00 a.m. LOCATION Conference Room 2nd Floor - Admin Building ABOUT A revealing, no-holds-barred portrait of the legendary Eileen Ford—the entrepreneur who transformed the business of modeling and helped invent the celebrity supermodel. Working with her husband, Jerry, Eileen Ford created the twentieth century’s largest and most successful modeling agency, representing some of the fashion world’s most famous names—Suzy Parker, Carmen Dell’Orefice, Lauren Hutton, Rene Russo, Christie Brinkley, Jerry Hall, Christy Turlington, and Naomi Campbell. Her relentless ambition turned the business of mode... (View more)

Senior Coffee Social

Jul 13, 2017, 10:30am
DATE & TIME Thursday, July 13, 2017 • 10:30 a.m. LOCATION Singer Hall - Wolfswinkel Education Center Join us for our bi-monthly Coffee Social for Members 65 and over. Enjoy complimentary coffee, breakfast treats and a presentation about July's Object of the Month: Death of Seneca by Gerrit van Honthorst. Dutch artist Gerrit van Honthorst renders Death of Seneca in a Caravaggio tradition and style. Explore this dramatic painting from the Schorr Collection with aims to visually investigate human condition with Docent Jelena Cooley.   Free for Museum Members. Seating is limited and RSVPs are taken on a first come, first served basis.   This event will take place in Singer Hall in Wolfswinkel Education C... (View more)

Members Make It!

Jul 22, 2017, 10:30am
Calling young artists (ages 5-12) and their caregivers! Join us for a new hands-on experience exclusively for Museum Members*. Each month explore a different art object in the Museum and art-making process.    The July Members Make It! inspiration is Untitled (Crown), 1983, Mixed Media Collage by Jean-Michel Basquiat. Mono-printing, expressive mark-making and paint sticks, oh my!  Draw inspiration from Jean-Michel Basquiat’s Untitled (Crown) as you experiment with layering various collage processes to create your own mixed media work of art.   Studio seating is limited and registration is required. RSVP to membership@phxart.org or 602.257.2124. *Family through Fellow-level Members are welcome.

Family Summer Celebration

Aug 3, 2017, 4pm
Mark your calendar for a cool, family-friendly evening at the Museum. Chill out to the sounds of DJ Katescratch Fever while taking part in several hands-on art making activities. Check out the interactive dance performance by CONDER/dance Company (performance at 5pm.) Head over to The Great Hall which will be transformed into a drive-in theater to watch Pixar’s Cars (beginning at 4:30pm.) Relax in the baby & toddler area where little ones can unwind with fun age-appropriate toys from the Museum Store. We will also have a special scavenger hunt with prizes for all! Light refreshments will be available. We hope to see you there!    RSVP to membership@phxart.org or 602.257.2124. *Family through Fellow-level Members are welcome... (View more)