Selections from the Schorr Collection: Exhibition Opening with Special Guest, David J. Lewis, noted collector of the Schorr Collection

Apr 25, 2017, 5:30pm
Tuesday, April 25, 2017 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. Reception 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. Presentation 7:30 - 8:30 p.m. Exhibition Opens     Join Amada Cruz, the Sybil Harrington Director and CEO, and the Board of Trustees of Phoenix Art Museum, as we welcome collectors David and Hannah Lewis in honor of the exhibition opening of Selections from the Schorr Collection. Enjoy cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, and a talk by Mr. Lewis.    The Schorr Collection began in 1967, when David and Hannah Lewis first purchased artwork to hang on the walls of their home in London. What would transpire would become a passion that would consume the couple’s lives for decades to come and forever transform the galleri... (View more)

Circles Presents: Curator-led Tour of Samurai: Armor from The Ann and Gabriel Barbier-Mueller Collection

May 18, 2017, 4pm
Thursday, May 18, 2017 4:00 – 5:00 p.m. Join Janet Baker, Curator of Asian Art, for an exclusive Circles curator-led tour of Samurai: Armor from The Ann and Gabriel Barbier-Mueller Collection.   Samurai: Armor from The Ann and Gabriel Barbier-Mueller Collection takes visitors on a journey back in time to discover the life, culture, and pageantry of the revered and feared Japanese samurai warriors through remarkable objects from one of the best and largest collections in the world. The exhibition, organized by The Ann & Gabriel Barbier-Mueller Museum in Dallas, Texas, features more than 140 objects of warrior regalia, with full suits of armor, helmets and masks, weapons, horse tack, and other battle gear. It traces the evolutio... (View more)