Circles Presents: Yeohlee | Serra, an Intersection of Art and Fashion with Dennita Sewell

Mar 21, 2017, 5:30pm
Tuesday, March 21, 2017 ​5:30 – 6:00 p.m. Reception | 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. Lecture The Silverleaf Club 18701 N Silverleaf Drive Scottsdale, Arizona Circles Presents: Yeohlee | Serra an Intersection of Art and Fashion, featuring Dennita Sewell, The Jacquie Dorrance Curator of Fashion Design at Phoenix Art Museum on Tuesday, March 21, 2017, from 5:30 – 7:00 p.m at The Silverleaf Club in Scottsdale, Arizona. Join Dennita Sewell for an inside look into the connections between fashion designer Yeohlee Teng and artist Richard Serra. Although conceived independently and for different purposes, their works use balance and proportion to influence graphic impact and spacial perceptions. The Museum’s exhibition, Yeohlee | Serra,... (View more)

Circles Presents: Curator-led tour of INFOCUS Juried Exhibition of Self-Published Photobooks

Mar 23, 2017, 4pm
Thursday, March 23, 2017 4:00 – 5:00 p.m.   Join Rebecca Senf, The Norton Family Curator of Photography, for an exclusive Circles curator-led tour of INFOCUS Juried Exhibition of Self-Published Photobooks.   Following the success of the first Juried Exhibition of Self-Published Photobooks held in 2014, the Museum is proud to again open its galleries to artists exploring current commercial technologies in order to express themselves.    A total of 111 selected self-published photobooks are on view from all over the United States (including four local examples from Arizona), and 12 countries (five continents) including Australia, Russia, Chile, Norway, The Netherlands, England, Germany, France, Canada, New ... (View more)

Circles Presents: Museum Makers Series with Timothy Rub, The George D. Widener Director and Chief Executive Officer of the Philadelphia Museum of Art

Mar 28, 2017, 5:30pm
Tuesday, March 28, 2017 ​5:30 – 6:00 p.m. Reception | 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. Lecture Circles of Support presents the next installment of the Museum Makers Series, featuring special guest Timothy Rub, The George D. Widener Director and Chief Executive Officer of the Philadelphia Museum of Art on March 28, 2017, from 5:30 – 7:00 p.m. Timothy Rub was appointed as The George D. Widener Director and Chief Executive Officer of the Philadelphia Museum of Art in 2009. Over the past seven years he has implemented a comprehensive strategic plan, reshaped the Museum’s exhibitions program and overseen several major building projects such as the recently reinstalled South Asian Art Galleries. Mr. Rub is also responsible for the real... (View more)

Circles Presents: Melissa Chiu, Director of the Smithsonian’s Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden

Apr 4, 2017, 5:30pm
Courtesy of Christopher Smith Tuesday, April 4, 2017 ​5:30 – 6:00 p.m. Reception | 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. Lecture Circles of Support presents an evening with Melissa Chiu at Phoenix Art Museum on Tuesday, April 4, 2017. Melissa Chiu is Director of the Smithsonian’s Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Within the first year of Ms. Chiu’s tenure, she doubled the number of board members to include national and international members. She has increased fundraising by 75%, and raised attendance by 28%. Additionally, she secured two multi-million dollar gifts—the largest in the Hirshhorn’s history. Ms. Chiu’s current organizational focus is transforming the Hirshhorn into a twenty-first century institution... (View more)