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General Admission
General Admission Sun July 23, 2017 To Sun December 31, 2017

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, every Second Saturday 10am - 5pm  and 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

 
Slow Art & Mindfulness Summer Series
Slow Art & Mindfulness Summer Series Thu July 27, 2017 To Thu August 31, 2017

Join us this summer for our enhanced Slow Art + Mindfulness Series! Use art and guided mediation to connect tot he moment and create a deeper understanding of artworks with our expanded series of mindfulness classes. Take a little extra time to look, listen and relax your mind with our teams of art educators and mindfulness guides.

Become a Summer Mini Member for $30 and enjoy the Slow Art + Mindfulness Summer Series and unlimited Museum admission for you and a friend, free all summer! Purchase here.

Ticket price reflects General Admission. June 8th session is free but requires an RSVP. Space is limited.

 
The Whole Story
The Whole Story Fri August 04, 2017

The Whole Story is a live storytelling show where five people share true stories from their everyday lives. This PG-13, quarterly event is designed to expand black narratives through personal stories. The Whole Story's creator and curator, Rachel Eseoghene Egboro is proud to present Part III's featured storytellers: Sentari Minor, Floyd Galloway, Tina Brown, Dawn Klecka and Candice Tolliver. Space is limited; advance purchase recommended.  

Tickets are $10 / $5 for Museum Members

 
NTLive: No Man's Land
NTLive: No Man's Land Sun August 06, 2017

Following their hit run on Broadway, Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart return to the West End stage in Harold Pinter's No Man's Land broadcast from Wyndham's Theatre, London. One summer's evening, two aging writers, Hirst and Spooner, meet in a Hampstead pub and continue their drinking into the night at Hirst's stately house nearby. As the pair become increasingly inebriated, and their stories increasingly unbelievable, the lively conversation soon turns into a revealing power game, further complicated by the return home of two sinister younger men. Also starring Owen Teale and Damien Molony, don't miss this glorious revival of Pinter's comic classic. The broadcast will be followed by an exclusive Q&A with the cast and director Sean Mathias.

Tickets are $18 non-members / $15 Members & Students w/ID. Does not include General Admission.

 
New Volunteer Orientation
New Volunteer Orientation Wed August 09, 2017 To Sun September 17, 2017

Volunteers are the heart and soul of Phoenix Art Museum. This group of dedicated and passionate volunteers provides vital support to the Museum while working with staff and visitors in an energizing and inspiring environment. Volunteering is also a great way to get a behind-the-scenes look at the premiere arts institution in the Southwest. As a new volunteer to Phoenix Art Museum, the New Volunteer Orientation will aid you in your duties in assisting visitors and staff. Follow the prompts to reserve your spot on one of the session days that is convenient for you.

FREE reservation.

 
Film: To Die in Jerusalem
Film: To Die in Jerusalem Wed August 16, 2017

WHY CAN'T WE LIVE TOGETHER? FILM SERIES

Ever since seventeen-year-old Rachel Levy, an Israeli, was killed years ago in Jerusalem by a Palestinian suicide bomber, her mother Abigail has never found peace. Levy's killer was Ayat al-Akhras, also seventeen, a schoolgirl from a Palestinian refugee camp several miles away. The two young women looked unbelievably alike. To Die in Jerusalem unabashedly explores the Palestinian-Israeli conflict through the personal loss of two families, culminating in an emotionally charged meeting between the mothers of the girls -- reflecting the conflict as seen through their eyes. But some emotional chasms are too large to cross.

Film is FREE. Reserve your ticket today.

 
INFOCUS Members Print Share
INFOCUS Members Print Share Sat August 19, 2017

INFOCUS members, friends, and the public are invited to view and respond to the photographs created by our members, whose work may include vacation and family photography, commercial work, photojournalism, or art photography. Members will share three matted and/or framed photographs and talk about their work in an informal and friendly setting.

Event is FREE. Reserve your ticket today.

 
INFOCUS Members Print Share - Participants
INFOCUS Members Print Share - Participants Sat August 19, 2017

INFOCUS members, up to a total of 18, are invited to present and discuss their own photographs, which may include vacation, family, commercial, journalistic, or art photography. Members can share three matted and/or framed photographs and talk about their work in an informal setting.

Participants only! Tickets are limited. Reserve your spot today.

 
Workshop: Where Do You Stand
Workshop: Where Do You Stand Sun August 20, 2017

In this workshop, participants will examine the following two questions: where do you stand and when do you press the shutter? Photographer Jeff Jacobson will explore both the physical aspects of shooting (distance, position, movement) and the deeper psychological and emotional aspects of knowing where a photographer stands in relation to their work and the rest of their life. Participants are required to shoot an assignment prior to the workshop (any subject of their choice) to bring for discussion. Jacobson will provide personal feedback on these assignments, the editing process, and insight on the challenges working with digital photography. This workshop is for serious photographers looking to improve their work.

Tickets are $150 / $130 for Museum Members

 
Film: Central Station
Film: Central Station Sun August 27, 2017

PAST/FUTURE/PRESENT FILM SERIES

One of the most acclaimed and beloved Brazilian films to date, Central Station (Central do Brasil) presents the unexpected emotional journey shared by Dora (Fernanda Montenegro), a retired school teacher embittered by poverty, and a young boy, Josué. See More Information. 

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Tickets are FREE with General Admission. Price reflects General Admission. FREE for Members.

 
Art Lover Book Club
Art Lover Book Club Wed September 06, 2017 To Sat September 09, 2017

IMPROBABILITY OF LOVE BY HANNAH ROTHSCHILD

This sweeping narrative and cast of wildly colorful characters takes you behind the scenes of a London auction house, into the secret operations of a power art dealer, to a flamboyant eighteenth-century-style dinner party, and into a modest living room in Berlin, among many other unexpected settings.

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

 
Film: Vidas Secas (Barren Lives)
Film: Vidas Secas (Barren Lives) Sun September 17, 2017

PAST/FUTURE/PRESENT FILM SERIES

Set in the early 1940s, Pereira dos Santos' Cinema Novo classic Vidas Secas (Barren Lives) depicts two years in the lives of a family struggling to survive the drought-ravaged, landowner-dominated sertão of Brazil's Northeast. See More Information.

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Tickets are FREE with General Admission. Price reflects General Admission. FREE for Members.

 
NTLive: Hedda Gabler
NTLive: Hedda Gabler Sun September 24, 2017

"I've no talent for life." Just married. Buried alive. Hedda longs to be free...

Hedda and Tesman have just returned from their honeymoon and the relationship is already in trouble. Trapped but determined, Hedda tries to control those around her, only to see her own world unravel. Tony Award-winning director Ivo van Hove (A View from the Bridge at the Young Vic Theatre) returns to National Theatre Live screens with a modern production of Ibsen's masterpiece. Ruth Wilson (Luther, The Affair, Jane Eyre) plays the title role in a new version by Patrick Marber (Notes on a Scandal, Closer).

Tickets are $18 non-members / $15 Members & Students w/ID. Does not include General Admission

 
Film: I Am Not Your Negro
Film: I Am Not Your Negro Wed September 27, 2017

WHY CAN'T WE LIVE TOGETHER? FILM SERIES

In 1979, James Baldwin wrote a letter to his literary agent describing his next project, "Remember This House." The book was to be a revolutionary, personal account of the lives and successive assassinations of three of his close friends: Medgar Evers, Malcolm X and Martin Luther King, Jr. At the time of Baldwin's death in 1987, he left behind only 30 completed pages of this manuscript. Now, in his incendiary new documentary, master filmmaker Raoul Peck envisions the book James Baldwin never finished. See More Information.

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Film is FREE. Reserve your ticket today.

 
Film: Bye Bye Brazil
Film: Bye Bye Brazil Sun October 01, 2017

PAST/FUTURE/PRESENT FILM SERIES

A mesmerizing, languorous road movie with an upbeat political kick, Bye Bye Brazil follows a Northeastern peasant couple as they join a smalltime traveling sideshow. See More Information.

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Tickets are FREE with General Admission. Price reflects General Admission. FREE for Members.

 
Artist Talk: Laura Lima
Artist Talk: Laura Lima Wed October 11, 2017

Pioneering artist Laura Lima will speak about how she uses performance to create situations of encounter and complicity between actor and spectator, pushing the boundaries of how visitors experience art in museum spaces.

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Advance tickets - $5 / Day of tickets - $6 / FREE for Members

 
Art and Legacy Planning Seminar
Art and Legacy Planning Seminar Tue October 24, 2017 To Tue October 24, 2017

HOUSEKEEPING, PREPARING YOUR ART FOR THE FUTURE

As you downsize, fine-tune your estate plan, and contemplate your art collection, we can help! Seminars will help you understand the process of how gifts of art are made and received. Laura Wenzel, Registrar at Phoenix Art Museum, will outline the Museum's process of gifting art, compliance with IRS requirements, donor guidance, conservation efforts and stewardship. And, to fine-tuning of your estate plan, a panel on financial planning will discuss those tricky valuations and tax questions that arise in the corners where art and wealth preservation meet.

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

 
Film: Waste Land
Film: Waste Land Sat November 11, 2017 To Sun November 12, 2017

PAST/FUTURE/PRESENT FILM SERIES

Filmed over nearly three years, Waste Land follows the creative process of Vik Muniz, one of Brazil's most celebrated artists, as he embarks on a project that takes him to the world's largest landfill located on the outskirts of Rio de Janeiro. See More Information.

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Film is FREE. Reserve your ticket today.

 
Artist Talk: Jac Leirner
Artist Talk: Jac Leirner Wed December 13, 2017

Jac Leirner will address how she transforms consumer leftovers - ranging from airplane ashtrays to shopping bags - into visually stunning assemblages that comment on commercialism and also reference global trends of geometric art.

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Tickets are $5 / FREE for Members

 
Film: Um Lugar ao Sol (High-Rise)
Film: Um Lugar ao Sol (High-Rise) Sun December 17, 2017

PAST/FUTURE/PRESENT FILM SERIES

What does it mean to have a penthouse in poverty-stricken Brazil? Weaving resident interview with views from above, Um Lugar ao Sol (High-Rise) is a hypnotic and illuminating examination on height, status, and power. See More Information.

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Tickets are FREE with General Admission. Price reflects General Admission. FREE for Members.

 
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