Members' Make It!: Sweet Compositions

Sep 23, 2017, 10:30am
Calling young artists (ages 5-12) and their caregivers! Investigate an atypical art-making material. Gather inspiration from artist Vik Muniz’s photograph in the Past/Future/Present: Contemporary Brazilian Art from the Museum of Modern Art, São Paulo exhibition.  Consider shape, form, and space as you create your own “sweet” work of art. Studio seating is limited and RSVP is required. Please contact membership@phxart.org or 602.257.2124 with questions. *Family through Fellow-level Members are welcome. Image: Vik Muniz, The Descent from the Cross (After Caravaggio), 2000. Photograph. Ed. 1/3. Museum of Modern Art, São Paulo Collection, MAM Contemporary Nucleus Acquisition. Photo by Romulo... (View more)

Circles Curator-led Tour: A Tribute to James Galanos

Sep 28, 2017, 4pm
Circles of Support members are invited to join Dennita Sewell, The Jacquie Dorrance Curator of Fashion Design, for an exclusive Circles curator-led tour of A Tribute to James Galanos.   A retrospective dedicated to the iconic American fashion designer, A Tribute to James Galanos features more than 40 couture-quality, ready-to-wear ensembles and accessories, including an ensemble worn and donated by former First Lady Nancy Reagan, the exhibition will illuminate the designer’s influence and legacy with objects from the 1950s through the 1990s.   “A black dress,” Galanos once said, “reveals everything: line, cut, drape, seaming. It must be perfection.” From his selection of the finest fabrics to ... (View more)

Members' Make It!

Oct 28, 2017, 10:30am
Calling young artists (ages 5-12) and their caregivers! Join us for a new hands-on experience exclusively for Members*. Each month explore a different art object in the Museum and art-making process. Not a member yet? Join here! Studio seating is limited and registration is required. RSVP to membership@phxart.org or 602.257.2124. *Family through Fellow-level Members are welcome

Senior Coffee Social

Nov 9, 2017, 10:30am
Join us for our bimonthly Coffee Social for Members 65 and over. Enjoy complimentary coffee, breakfast treats and a presentation about November’s Object of the Month: Eleven-headed Avalokiteshvara. The Buddhist religious art of Tibet and Mongolia, exotic and esoteric, has firm roots in the ancient arts of Asia.  Explore Avalokitesvara, eleven-headed patron deity of Tibet and other beloved deities of the region with docent Carrie Mikkelborg.    This event will take place in Singer Hall in Wolfswinkel Education Center. Please check in at the Visitors Desk inside the Museum. Volunteers will be available to guide you to the event.   RSVPs begin November 1. No early RSVPs accepted. Seating is limited and RSV... (View more)