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General Admission
General Admission Fri February 27, 2015 To Sun June 28, 2015

 

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.

Leonardo da Vinci's Codex Leicester and the Power of Observation is included with General Admission. Click here for group sales information.

 

$15 Adults / $12 Seniors 65+ / $10 Students w/ID / $6 Youth 6-17 / Free for youth under 6 and Museum Members

 
Film: David Lynch's Eraserhead
Film: David Lynch's Eraserhead Sun March 01, 2015

 Film Form/Film Art series

Avant-garde meets narrative in David Lynch’s 1977 debut feature. With its mesmerizing black-and-white photography, evocative sound design, and enigmatic performance by Jack Nance, this visionary nocturnal odyssey continues to haunt American cinema like no other film.

 

$10 Movie Only (does not include General Admission) / $5 Member ticket discounts at checkout

 
Art Night Out
Art Night Out Sun March 01, 2015

 

Please join us for a special LGBT mixer under the big top with a release of the book Wishes to Die For by physician, author and Big Brother Kevin Haselhorst, MD. Enjoy music, hors d’oeuvres and drink specials at the cash bar. Preview Andy Warhol: Portraits. We’re opening the exhibition after hours just for you!

VIP TREATMENT Museum Members will enjoy a special VIP area and free tickets to Andy Warhol: Portraits. Not a member yet? Click here to sign up!

 

This event is made possible by the generous support from physician, author and Big Brother Kevin Haselhorst, MD.

 
Circles Presents: Graham W.J. Beal, Detroit Institute of Arts
Circles Presents: Graham W.J. Beal, Detroit Institute of Arts Tue March 03, 2015

 

Please join us for a fascinating evening with Director, President and CEO of the Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA), Graham W.J. Beal.

RSVP by Friday, February 27th.

 

$50 General Tickets /  $25 Museum Member Tickets / Free for Circles of Support Members

 
Art Lovers Book Club
Art Lovers Book Club Wed March 04, 2015 To Fri March 06, 2015

 

Join Phoenix Art Museum Librarian, Abigail Nersesian, and fellow readers as we discuss Leonardo’s Notebooks: Writing and Art by the Great Master by H. Anna Suh. There are three sessions available, please only select one. This event is free and requires registration but does not include general admission to the museum. Space is limited. For directions to Lemon Art Research Library, click here.

 

 
Women In Art
Women In Art Wed March 04, 2015

 

Phoenix Art Museum League Annual General Meeting and Election of Officers.

Enjoy a special luncheon talk, Women in Art, presented by Amada Cruz the newly appointed Sybil Harrington Director of Phoenix Art Museum.

Tickets will no longer be available on March 3rd.

 

$20 per ticket. Does not include General Admission to the Museum.

 
Devoured Culinary Classic- VIP
Devoured Culinary Classic- VIP Sun March 08, 2015

Get the VIP treatment at the 2015 Devoured Culinary Classic. VIP ticket allows entrance to the event at 10:30am (one hour before event start time), access to private VIP lounge throughout the day, opportunity to enjoy exclusive wine-tastings and chef demos inside VIP lounge and exclusive activities including panels with world-renown culinary talent and opportunities to interact directly with chefs and restaurateurs participating at the event each day. This is a rain or shine event. There are no member discounts on VIP tickets, but online services fees are waived for Museum Members. Max tickets allowed for purchase per day is 6.

 

All Devoured tickets are sold out except Sunday VIP tickets are still available.

 
ACI 2nd Wednesday March Luncheon
ACI 2nd Wednesday March Luncheon Wed March 11, 2015

ROXANNE LOWIT PHOTOGRAPHS YVES SAINT LAURENT

 

Fashion photographer Roxanne Lowit is as much a celebrity as the people she photographs. In her new book, she presents a pictorial history of the great couturier Yves Saint Laurent. Through the eye of her lens we see intimate views of life backstage at his shows and surrounded by models on the catwalk. With a foreword by Pierre Berge and contributors including Grace Jones, Jerry Hall, Paloma Picasso and Pat Cleveland among others, the book and her insightful lecture will provide a glimpse into this fashion legend. A book signing will follow the presentation.

Pre-registration is required for the luncheon. Luncheon tickets will no longer be available for sale on the Monday prior to the event.

 

$33 for Luncheon. $28 for ACI Member Luncheon. Lecture Only included with General Admission.

 
Webinar: Road to Results
Webinar: Road to Results Wed March 11, 2015

NINE STEPS FOR IDENTIFYING, REASERCHING AND BUILDING AUDIENCES

 

The Phoenix Art Museum invites you to join us for a “watch and talk” webinar, Road to Results: Nine Steps for Identifying, Researching and Building Audiences, presented by the American Alliance of Museums (AAM) and the Education Committee Professional Network (EdCom), and sponsored by the Wallace Foundation. This webinar series and face-to-face discussions will explore best practices for audience-building projects as told by select Wallace Excellence Awards grant participants. Bring your lunch!

 

RSVP free. General Admission not included.

 
James K. Ballinger Retirement Celebration
James K. Ballinger Retirement Celebration Fri March 13, 2015

 

 

Join the Board of Trustees of Phoenix Art Museum to celebrate the forty-year career and retirement of the Sybil Harrington Director, James K. Ballinger. Reception starts at 6pm, Program starts at 7pm. Proceeds from the event will support Museum programs and The James K. Ballinger American Art and Education Fund.

 

 

 
New Volunteer Orientation
New Volunteer Orientation Sun March 22, 2015

 

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: Lonesome Cowboys
Film: Lonesome Cowboys Sun March 22, 2015

TRASH CINEMA SERIES

 

Our Trash Cinema series begins with Lonesome Cowboys, Andy Warhol’s twisted wild western. Shot on location in Arizona, the film follows Ramona D’Alvarez, her perpetually stoned nurse, and five gay cowboys, who all want to have sex with a handsome drifter. Directed by Andy Warhol, written and produced by Paul Morrissey (a trash filmmaker of his own regard), and starring many familiar faces from Warhol’s Factory scene, including Viva, Joe Dallesandro, Eric Emerson, Taylor Mead, and Louis Waldon. Shocking audiences with its casual and sometimes explicit sexual, Warhol’s method and aesthetic set the stage for future cinema of its kind. Shown in its true, original 16mm format!

 

$10 Movie Only (Does not include General Admission) / $5 Member ticket discounts at checkout

 
Workshop: Platinum Palladium Printing with Scott B. Davis
Workshop: Platinum Palladium Printing with Scott B. Davis Sat March 28, 2015

 

Experience Platinum/palladium printing with San Diego-based Photographer Scott B. Davis in this one day intensive workshop 

 

Space is limited to 10 participants. Ticket sales close March 20.

Image credit: Scott B. Davis, dana point, california, 2006. Platinum/palladium print. (c) scott b. davis

 

Tickets are $100. Includes General Admission

 
NTLive: Treasure Island
NTLive: Treasure Island Sun March 29, 2015

 

Robert Louis Stevenson’s story of murder, money and mutiny is brought to life in a thrilling new stage adaptation by Bryony Lavery, broadcast live from the National Theatre. Suitable for 10 years +.

 

 

  Tickets are $18 non-members / $15 Members & Students w/ID. Includes General Admission.

 
Film: Midnight Cowboy
Film: Midnight Cowboy Sun April 05, 2015

TRASH CINEMA SERIES

 

Andy Warhol’s NYC scene comes to life in John Schlesinger’s Midnight Cowboy. Celebrated for its insight into the psychology of its young late ‘60s audience, Dustin Hoffman and Jon Voight star as two unlikely friends who find sincere connection amidst turbulent and alienating times.

 

$10 Movie Only (Does not include General Admission) / $5 Member ticket discounts at checkout

 
ACI 2nd Wednesday April Luncheon
ACI 2nd Wednesday April Luncheon Wed April 08, 2015

FASHION PERSPECTIVES

 

Featuring the news from inside the Museum and around the world, Curator of the Fashion Design Department, Dennita Sewell, shares her point of view on fashion. Election of ACI Board of Directors. All those attending the luncheon will receive a special goodie bag.

Pre-registration is required for the luncheon. Luncheon tickets will no longer be available for sale on the Monday prior to the event. P>

 

$33 for Luncheon.  $28 for ACI Member Luncheon. Lecture Only included with General Admission.

 
Pattern Play: The Contemporary Designs of Jacqueline Groag
Pattern Play: The Contemporary Designs of Jacqueline Groag Fri April 10, 2015

 

Join textile collectors Kirk Brown and Jill Wiltse for a talk on Czech-born textile designer Jacqueline Groag, whose playful and modern textiles uplifted the spirits of Great Britain in the postwar era. The collectors will start with an illustrated talk of his extensive collection of mid century modern textiles with a focus on Groag’s creative designs then we’ll visit the gallery will be joined by the curator of his collection to view the textiles, laminates and other decorative surfaces featured in the exhibition.

This is event is organized in partnership with Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art and Modern Phoenix.

 

Tickets are $5 each. Does not include General Admission

 
Slow Art Day
Slow Art Day Sat April 11, 2015

 

 

Put away your smart phones and spend some quality time with art at Slow Art Day 2015.

 

By purchasing a Slow Art Day you are purchasing a General Admission ticket that includes your rsvp to the Slow Art Day event.

 

 

 
Bolshoi Ballet: Romeo and Juliet
Bolshoi Ballet: Romeo and Juliet Sun April 12, 2015

 

William Shakespeare's timeless story, written in 1595, is brought to the stage through breathtaking choreography and Sergei Prokofiev's much-loved score. With its famous melodies, rhythmic variety and universal theme, this story of impossible love remains an all-time favorite, and is one of the world's most popular ballets.

This is an encore showing that replaced Pharaoh's Daughter on 12/21/14. The showing for Pharaoh's Daughter will be announced shortly.

 

$18 Non-Members (includes General Admission) $15 Members- Member discount will apply at checkout

 
NTLive: The Hard Problem
NTLive: The Hard Problem Sun April 26, 2015

 

Acclaimed playwright Tom Stoppard (Shakespeare in Love, Arcadia, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead) returns to the National Theatre with his highly-anticipated new play The Hard Problem, directed by Nicholas Hytner (Othello, Hamlet, One Man, Two Guvnors).

 

  Tickets are $18 non-members / $15 Members & Students w/ID. Includes General Admission.

 
Film: Female Trouble
Film: Female Trouble Sun May 03, 2015

TRASH CINEMA SERIES

 

Outrageous director John Waters and legendary star Divine team up once again in Female Trouble. A biting commentary on traditional media industry and aesthetics, the film follows the life and times of Dawn Davenport, a spoiled teenager turned murderous celebrity. Program will begin with an introduction by Jerry Smith, Phx Art Curator of American and European Art to 1950 and Art of the American west.

 

$10 Movie Only (Does not include General Admission) / $5 Member ticket discounts at checkout

 
Bolshoi Ballet: Ivan the Terrible
Bolshoi Ballet: Ivan the Terrible Sun May 10, 2015

 

Drawing on the music composed by Prokofiev for the 1944 Eisenstein film, Ivan the Terrible is a work in the true Bolshoi style. Yuri Grigorovichfs powerful and fascinating epic dramatizes Ivan the Terriblefs controversial reign, and portrays events in 16th]century Russia in visually stunning scenes.

 

$18 Non-Members (includes General Admission) $15 Members- Member discount will apply at checkout

 
Film: Gummo
Film: Gummo Sun June 14, 2015

TRASH CINEMA SERIES

 

Harmony Korine’s directorial debut is an impressionistic, quasi-documentary, exploitation of grimy, teenage suburbia. Gummo culminates our series as a final look at principles of Trash Cinema and the cinematic legacy of Andy Warhol.

 

$10 Movie Only (Does not include General Admission) / $5 Member ticket discounts at checkout

 
NTLive: Man and Superman
NTLive: Man and Superman Sun June 28, 2015

 

Academy AwardŽ nominee Ralph Fiennes (The English Patient, Schindler’s List; Oedipus at the National Theatre) plays Jack Tanner in this exhilarating reinvention of Shaw’s witty, provocative classic. A romantic comedy, an epic fairytale, a fiery philosophical debate, Man and Superman asks fundamental questions about how we live.

 

  Tickets are $18 non-members / $15 Members & Students w/ID. Includes General Admission.

 
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