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Phoenix Art Museum offers Free Family Sundays in 2016

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by in Experience AZ Magazine | Play

Beginning in 2016, Phoenix Art Museum will present monthly Discount Tire Free Family Sundays on the second Sunday of each month. Due to a generous grant provided by Discount Tire Company, a tire and wheel retailer headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona, Phoenix Art Museum will open on the second Sunday of each month, free to all… Read More →

Phoenix Art Museum hires new education director

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Phoenix Art Museum has announced that Kaela Hoskings will be joining the institution as its new Gerry Grout Education Director and will assume her new responsibilities at the Museum on August 17, 2015. Hoskings is currently the director of education at Artpace in San Antonio, Texas, one of the premier artist residency and exhibition programs in… Read More →

Details announced for 2016 Devoured Culinary Classic

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Presented in partnership with Local First Arizona, Devour Phoenix, Phoenix Art Museum and the Southern Arizona Arts and Cultural Alliance, the Devoured week of events featuring the seventh annual Devoured Culinary Classic will run from February 28 through March 6. The week long celebration of food and drink returns with an all-star lineup of local… Read More →

Phoenix Art Museum exhibitions through end of 2015


Andy Warhol: Portraits March 4—June 21, 2015 One of the most influential artists of the 20th century, Andy Warhol was at the forefront of the Pop Art movement and known for his brightly colored images. This exhibition examines Warhol’s fascination with celebrity culture and the “world famous,” featuring nearly 200 screen print paintings, drawings, videos,… Read More →

American Modernism comes to Phoenix Art Museum

Top 5: Arizona Museums, Experience AZ, Fall-Winter 2012

From New York to New Mexico: Masterworks of American Modernism from the Vilcek Foundation Collection will open at Phoenix Art Museum on June 7, 2015. The exhibition includes 65 objects of American modernism spanning more than fifty years by notable artists like Stuart Davis, Arthur Dove, Marsden Hartley and Georgia O’Keeffe. The subject matter ranges… Read More →

Andy Warhol exhibit coming to Phoenix Art Museum


Andy Warhol: Portraits opens at Phoenix Art Museum on March 4, 2015. One of the most influential artists of the 20th century, Andy Warhol was at the forefront of the Pop Art movement and known for his brightly colored images. This exhibition examines Warhol’s interest in capturing the likenesses of celebrities, as well as himself.… Read More →

Works by Leonardo da Vinci coming to Phoenix


Leonardo da Vinci’s Codex Leicester and the Power of Observation will open at Phoenix Art Museum on January 24, 2015. The exhibition is focused around the Codex Leicester—comprised of 18 double-page and double-sided sheets (72 pages total). This is the only manuscript by Leonardo in a private American collection and one of the world’s most important intellectual manuscripts. Focused… Read More →

Phoenix Art Museum’s Black Friday, Cyber Monday deals color us intrigued

Top 5: Arizona Museums, Experience AZ, Fall-Winter 2012

This year, take a different approach to Black Friday. Avoid the stress of parking and crowds – Phoenix Art Museum will open at 8 a.m. and the first 55 nonmembers will receive a complimentary annual membership. Black Friday 8 to 10 a.m. 10% off in The Museum Store, 20% off for Museum members. Complimentary doughnuts… Read More →

Phoenix Art Museum Names New Director

Amada Cruz

The Phoenix Art Museum Board of Trustees has named Amada Cruz as The Sybil Harrington Director of the Phoenix Art Museum, succeeding James K. Ballinger, who announced his intention to retire this past April. Cruz, currently Executive Director at San Antonio-based Artpace, one of the premier artist residency and exhibition programs in the world, will… Read More →

Paulo Bruscky’s ‘Art Is Our Last Hope,’ mail art comes to PAM

Richard Baudet

Defying the restrictions of Brazil’s military dictatorship in the ’70s, Paulo Bruscky explored the role of art in society through various mediums that can be seen at the Phoenix Art Museum from Sept. 6 to Dec. 28. Bruscky found his inspiration on the streets of Brazil, where he explored a wide range of issues that… Read More →

Phoenix Art Museum exhibit shares self-published photobooks

Rebecca Senf. (Photo provided.)
by in Experience AZ Magazine | Play

The INFOCUS Juried Exhibition of Self-Published Photobooks will be at Phoenix Art Museum from August 23 to September 28, 2014. It explores the ways photographic artists are using newly available commercial technologies to self-publish photobooks. Entries were accepted until the end of July when a jury of seven industry professionals reviewed the 271 photobooks that… Read More →

Stanton named ‘Woman Worth Watching’

Nicole France-Stanton, office managing partner, Quarles & Brady.

The law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP today announced that Phoenix Office Managing Partner Nicole Stanton has been selected by Profiles in Diversity Journal to be honored at its 13th Annual Women Worth Watching® Awards. Stanton will join trailblazing female leaders from across the country in this honor and will be featured in the… Read More →

Antonio Berni exhibit shares raw, universal struggle

La gran tentación o La gran ilusión [The Great Temptation or The Grand Illusion]
Oil, wood, burlap, canvas, paper, cardboard, glass, leather and metals including chicken wire, sheet metal, tin-plate, iron, smashed cans, and coins; wicker matt, buttons, plastic containers, aluminum foil, vegetal tow, feathers, sequins, lithographic images, staples and nails on plywood
96 7/16 x 95 1/16 in.
Malba - Fundación Constantini, Buenos Aires

A boy stands in a dark and rustic town. There is nothing distinctive about this boy; he is an “everyman.” Old cloth, cardboard and metals surround him, materials muted by dirt and age. This is the setting of  “Juanito Goes to the City,” or “Juanito va a la ciudad,” an assemblage in the exhibition Antonio… Read More →

Things to do this weekend

The Valley is not resting this Independence Day weekend and neither should you! From a music festival, firework displays at the zoo and Tempe Town Lake, a movie festival and a beer pong tournament, there is no excuse for being bored this holiday weekend. Independence Day Music Festival with Phillip Phillips The American Idol will… Read More →