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General Admission
General Admission Wed August 31, 2016 To Sat December 31, 2016

 

Our groundbreaking exhibitions, here only for a limited time, will fascinate, entertain, and educate. From the four corners of the world, from ancient to modern, from masters to rising stars, see what we have on display now.

During voluntary donation times every Wednesday 3pm-9pm, every First Friday 6pm-10pm, and every Second Sunday 12pm-5pm, 

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$18 Adults / $15 Seniors 65+ / $13 Students w/ID / $9 Youth 6-17 / Free for youth under 6 and Museum Members

 
Film: Watermark
Film: Watermark Wed August 31, 2016 To Wed September 14, 2016

 

Join us for full length screenings of WATERMARK, the documentary film that accompanies Edward Burtynsky’s WATER photography exhibition, now on view in Steele Gallery. Created by award winning filmmakers Jennifer Baichwal and Nick de Pencier in collaboration with Burtynsky, the film brings together diverse stories from twenty countries across the globe, bearing witness to the many ways humans interact with, use, and control our most valuable resource. 2013, Canada, 92 mins. Part of #freeafterthree Wednesdays!

 

Film is FREE. Reserve your ticket today.

 
Art Lover Book Club
Art Lover Book Club Wed September 07, 2016 To Fri September 09, 2016

THE LANGUAGE OF FLOWERS BY VANESSA DIFFENBAUGH

 

The Victorian language of flowers was used to convey romantic expressions: honeysuckle for devotion, asters for patience, and red roses for love. But for Victoria Jones, it's been more useful in communicating mistrust and solitude.

Space is extremely limited. Participants must read the book in advance.

 

Event is FREE. Does not include General Admission. Reserve your ticket today.

 
Arts Integration & Appetizers
Arts Integration & Appetizers Wed September 07, 2016 To Wed May 03, 2017

 

Discover techniques for integrating art and close looking into your classroom learning. Open to all educators, no art background required. Space is limited, pre-registration is required.

 

Tickets are $10 / FREE for Members

 
ACI 2nd Wednesday September Luncheon
ACI 2nd Wednesday September Luncheon Wed September 14, 2016

WALKING WITH THE MUSES

 

Renowned model Pat Cleveland presents thrilling tales from her life in fashion-full glamour, adventure and romance- as told in her new memoir. Book signing to follow. Pre-registration is required. Tickets will no longer be on sale on September 12th.

 

$33 for Non-Members  /  $30 for Members- Select the Member ticket option and ticket will discount at checkout with an active ACI Membership. Lecture FREE with General Admission.

 
ACI 2nd Wednesday Luncheon Season Ticket
ACI 2nd Wednesday Luncheon Season Ticket Wed September 14, 2016

 

Enjoy a fascinating and fun season of fashion programming with the Arizona Costume Institute. The season ticket gains you access to our full schedule of 2nd Wednesday lunches and lectures.

 

Season tickets are $210 for 8 luncheons.

 
Film: Beltracchi - The Art of Forgery
Film: Beltracchi - The Art of Forgery Wed September 21, 2016

CONTEMPORARY FORUM 2016 SUMMER FILM FESTIVAL

 

In Beltracchi - The Art of Forgery, Beltracchi and his wife, Helen, chat openly and with great wit and charm, about their adventures in an overheated art world ruled by blind greed. Full of witty dialogue, the film defines Beltracchi's talent as a painter and reveals his expertise of paintings from the postwar era by conning art experts, museums, and auction houses from around the world.

 

Film is FREE. Reserve your ticket today.

 
Film: Manhattan Short Film Festival
Film: Manhattan Short Film Festival Sun September 25, 2016

 

An extraordinary global event will take place the week of September 23rd to October 2nd 2016, when over 100,000 people in over 250 cities across seven continents gather in cinemas, galleries, universities, museums and cafes for one purpose... to view and vote on the Finalist's Films in the 19th Annual Manhattan Short Film Festival.

 

$12 for non-members / $9 for Members and Students w/ID (not included with General Admission)

 
Film: An Economy of Grace
Film: An Economy of Grace Wed September 28, 2016 To Sun November 06, 2016

KEHINDE WILEY FILM SERIES

 

Kehinde Wiley: An Economy of Grace, directed by Jeffrey Dupre, documents Wiley's first body of work centering on the female figure. Inspired by the aristocratic tradition of fashion as a mark of class distinction, Wiley collaborates with Riccardo Tisci, Fashion Designer at the French couture firm Givenchy, who designs luxurious flowing gowns worn by each of the women depicted. As seen in 18th and 19th-century European paintings, these portraits of leading women in society embody absolute grace and glamour.

 

Film is FREE. For the Sunday showing: this film is included w/ general admission. The ticket price reflects general admission to the Museum.

 
ACI 2nd Wednesday October Luncheon
ACI 2nd Wednesday October Luncheon Wed October 12, 2016

BONNIE CASHIN: CHIC IS WHERE YOU FIND IT

 

Visionary designer Bonnie Cashin created fashions for modern, free-spirited women "on-the-go" - much like herself. While many of her fashion "first" and 1960s "it bags" for Coach were revolutionary, they have since become classics. Stephanie Lake - author, curator and Cashin archivist - will present her book on the designer's life and work. Book signing to follow. Pre-registration is required. Tickets will no longer be on sale on October 10th.

 

$33 for Non-Members  /  $30 for Members- Select the Member ticket option and ticket will discount at checkout with an active ACI Membership. Lecture FREE with General Admission.

 
NTLive: The Deep Blue Sea
NTLive: The Deep Blue Sea Sun October 16, 2016

 

Terence Rattigan's devastating masterpiece contains one of the greatest female roles in contemporary drama. A flat in Ladbroke Grove, West London. 1952. When Hester Collyer is found by her neighbors in the aftermath of a failed suicide attempt, the story of her tempestuous affair with a former RAF pilot and the breakdown of her marriage to a High Court judge begins to emerge. With it comes a portrait of need, loneliness and long-repressed passion. Behind the fragile veneer of post-war civility burns a brutal sense of loss and longing.

 

$18 for non-Members / $15 for Museum Members and Students w/ID (Does not include General Admission)

 
Art and Legacy Planning Seminar
Art and Legacy Planning Seminar Tue October 18, 2016 To Tue October 18, 2016

CAN WE TALK: PREPARING YOUR FAMILY

 

This seminar features family business consultant Leslie Dashew, whose work in psychiatric social work in an academic setting led her to work as a family business consultant for more than 40 years. Along with her work with business and affluent families all over the world, Dashew is the author of four books, including Working with Family Business and Health, Wealth, and Families.

 

Tickets are $20 for 1 individual person / $30 for a couple / FREE for 21st Century Society Members

 
Artist Lecture: Horacio Zabala
Artist Lecture: Horacio Zabala Wed October 19, 2016

MAPPING THE MONOCHROME ARTIST-LED TOUR AND EXHIBITION PREVIEW

 

Join Argentine artist Horacio Zabala and Dr. Vanessa Davidson, Shawn and Joe Lampe Curator of Latin American Art, for an exclusive preview and artist-led tour of the exhibition Horacio Zabala: Mapping the Monochrome before it opens to the public. This is a singular opportunity to meet the artist and hear about his work firsthand. Space is limited.

 

Event is FREE. Reserve your ticket today.

 
Film: Paris is Burning
Film: Paris is Burning Sun October 23, 2016

KEHINDE WILEY FILM SERIES

 

This documentary focuses on drag queens living in New York City and their "house" culture, which provides a sense of community and support for the flamboyant and often socially shunned performers. Groups from each house compete in elaborate balls that take cues from the world of fashion. Also touching on issues of racism and poverty, the film features interviews with a number of renowned drag queens, including Willi Ninja, Pepper LaBeija and Dorian Corey.

 

This film is included w/ general admission. The ticket price reflects general admission to the Museum.

 
Bolshoi Ballet: The Golden Age
Bolshoi Ballet: The Golden Age Sun October 30, 2016

 

In a seaside town where business and mafia are flourishing, The Golden Age cabaret is the favorite nightly haunt of dancers, bandits and young revelers, where the young fisherman Boris falls in love with Rita, a beautiful dancer, but also the friend of a local gangster... A satire of Europe during the Roaring 20s, The Golden Age makes for an original, colorful, and dazzling show with its jazzy score and music hall atmosphere. This ballet has everything to it: mad rhythms, vigorous chase scenes, and decadent cabaret numbers. With its passionate love story featuring beautiful duets between Boris and Rita, the Bolshoi dancers plunge into every stylized step and gesture magnificently.

 

$18 for non-Members / $15 for Museum Members and Students w/ID (Does not include General Admission)

 
ACI 2nd Wednesday November Luncheon
ACI 2nd Wednesday November Luncheon Wed November 09, 2016

THE SWANS OF FIFTH AVENUE

 

New York Times and USA Today bestselling author, Melanie Benjamin, presents her latest historical novel centered on the "fashionable and scandalous" friendship of Babe Paley, Truman Capote, and his circle of 'swans'. Pre-registration is required. Tickets will no longer be on sale on November 7th.

 

$33 for Non-Members  /  $30 for Members- Select the Member ticket option and ticket will discount at checkout with an active ACI Membership. Lecture FREE with General Admission.

 
NTLive: One Man, Two Guvnors
NTLive: One Man, Two Guvnors Sun November 20, 2016

 

Fired from his skiffle band, Francis Henshall becomes minder to Roscoe Crabbe, a small time East End hood, now in Brighton to collect £6,000 from his fiancée’s dad. But Roscoe is really his sister Rachel posing as her own dead brother, who’s been killed by her boyfriend Stanley Stubbers. Holed up at The Cricketers' Arms, the permanently ravenous Francis spots the chance of an extra meal ticket and takes a second job with one Stanley Stubbers, who is hiding from the police and waiting to be reunited with Rachel. To prevent discovery, Francis must keep his two guvnors apart. Simple.

 

$18 for non-Members / $15 for Museum Members and Students w/ID (Does not include General Admission)

 
Film: Sans Soleil
Film: Sans Soleil Sun December 04, 2016

KEHINDE WILEY FILM SERIES

 

Sans Soleil is an experimental essay-film directed by Chris Marker that explores human memory, perception, and the manipulation of the image. Through a series of visual montages, Marker shows the inability of the human mind to recall particular contexts and nuances of memory that ultimately affect perception and the understanding of the world.

 

This film is included w/ general admission. The ticket price reflects general admission to the Museum.

 
NTLive: Les Liaisons Dangereuses
NTLive: Les Liaisons Dangereuses Sun December 18, 2016

 

Former lovers, the Marquise de Merteuil and Vicomte de Valmont now compete in games of seduction and revenge. Merteuil incites Valmont to corrupt the innocent Cecile de Volanges before her wedding night but Valmont has targeted the peerlessly virtuous and beautiful Madame de Tourvel. While these merciless aristocrats toy with others' hearts and reputations, their own may prove more fragile than they supposed.

 

$18 for non-Members / $15 for Museum Members and Students w/ID (Does not include General Admission)

 
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