Members' Make It!: Fiber + Fun

Jan 27, 2018, 10:30am
Calling young artists (ages 5-12) and their caregivers! Have you seen Sheila Pepe: Hot Mess Formalism yet? View the exhibition together and then try your hand at using a variety of fiber materials to create a collaborative family installation.   Family- through Fellow-level Members are welcome. Click here to RSVP.

Circles Presents Museum Maker of the Moment: Madeleine Grynsztejn

Feb 1, 2018, 6pm
6:00 p.m. Reception | 6:30 p.m. Lecture The Silverleaf Club 18701 N Silverleaf Drive Scottsdale, Arizona Circles of Support members are invited to a reception and presentation by Madeleine Grynsztejn, the Pritzker Director of the Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago (MCA), for a discussion about art in the 20th and 21st century. Grynsztejn will examine works from the Museum’s 50th anniversary exhibition We Are Here. This major three-part exhibition features multigenerational artists who have lived and worked around the world to create works in a broad range of media, including painting, sculpture, installation, sound, film, and video. We Are Here reexamines these works from the vantage point of our present moment, declaring t... (View more)

Circles Curator Tour: Infinite Light: A Photographic Meditation on Tibet

Feb 8, 2018, 4pm
4:00 – 5:00 p.m. Circles of Support members are invited to join Janet Baker, curator of Asian art, for an exclusive Circles curator-led tour of Infinite Light: A Photographic Meditation on Tibet. Infinite Light: A Photographic Meditation on Tibet explores photojournalist Marissa Roth’s inner and outer journeys to this majestic land and her literal and impressionistic views of Tibetan Buddhist practice and devotion. Venturing to Tibet in 2007 and 2010, Roth chose to photograph with Kodachrome film on both trips. This film, which is no longer produced, was known as the ‘black & white’ of color film, as its characteristic dramatic highlights and shadows punctuated the lush tones of red ... (View more)

INFOCUS Portfolio Workshop

Feb 10, 2018, 9am
Join INFOCUS for a one-day photography portfolio workshop! During the mornng session, there will be an expert-led panel discussion, entitled "The Changing Market for Acquiring Fine Art Prints," and a presentation by Mary Virginia Swanson on similar topics. Following a break for lunch, the afternoon session for registered photographers will consist of reviews of the participants’ photography by authorities in the photographic community. This session is limited to 15 participants. Tickets are available at tickets.phxart.org. Ticket prices are as follows: Half-day: free for INFOCUS and Museum Members, $5 for non-Members. Full-day: $115 for INFOCUS Members, $190 for non-INFOCUS Members.