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January 2021

Out of Print: Innovations of 19th- and 20th-Century Printmaking from the Collection of Phoenix Art Museum and the Schorr Collection

January 2 - April 25
Phoenix Art Museum
1625 N. Central Ave.
Phoenix, AZ 85004

Out of Print: Innovations of 19th- and 20th-Century Printmaking from the Collection of Phoenix Art Museum and the Schorr Collection explores the history of printmaking in Europe and the United States through more than 50 works by Paul Klee, Louise Nevelson, Robert Rauschenberg, Käthe Kollwitz, Mary Cassatt, Fritz Scholder, Keith Haring, Paul Cézanne, Edvard Munch, James Abbott McNeill Whistler, Josef Albers, and more. Photo caption/credit: Fritz Scholder, Indian Images Suite (Indian with Flag), 1973. Lithograph.…

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Collective Inspiration

January 5 - May 2
Phoenix Art Museum
1625 N. Central Ave.
Phoenix, AZ 85004
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The Collective Inspiration exhibition at Phoenix Art Museum pairs fashion objects with paintings, sculptures, and prints to explore how artistic principles can be applied to both fashion designs and more traditionally recognized forms of arts. Photo caption/credit: Ralph Rucci, Jacket (Saco), spring 2009. Double-faced wool crepe and netting. Collection of Phoenix Art Museum, Gift of Diane Halle.

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Stories of Abstraction: Contemporary Latin American Art in the Global Context

January 5 - March 7
Phoenix Art Museum
1625 N. Central Ave.
Phoenix, AZ 85004
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Stories of Abstraction: Contemporary Latin American Art in the Global Context presents rarely seen artworks by some of Latin America’s most innovative contemporary artists to uncover how abstraction can be used to generate new narratives, insightful social commentary, and even political change. Photo caption/credit: Marta Chilindrón, Blue Cube 48, 2006. Twin wall polycarbonate. Collection of Phoenix Art Museum, Gift of Nicholas Pardon. Image courtesy of Nicholas Pardon.

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Seeking Immortality: Ancient Artifacts

January 5 - November 7
Phoenix Art Museum
1625 N. Central Ave.
Phoenix, AZ 85004
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Seeking Immortality: Ancient Artifacts features burial objects from China, Japan, and Korea, revealing how  archaeology continues to offer insights into what life and technology were like during ancient times. Photo caption/credit: Unknown, Official with Bird on Hat, Tang dynasty. Painted earthenware. Collection of Phoenix Art Museum, Gift of Carolyn Refsnes Kniazzeh. Photo by Ken Howie

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Bigger than Boxing: Zora Folley and the 1967 Heavyweight Title

January 8 - August 29
Chandler Museum
300 S. Chandler Village Dr.
Chandler, AZ 85226
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March 22, 1967, Madison Square Garden, New York City.  Two men face off in the ring for the Heavyweight Championship of the World.  In the blue corner, the Champ, Muhammad Ali.  In the red corner, the Challenger from Chandler, Arizona, Zora Folley. What follows is a fight at the crossroads of race, religion, sport, and the politics of the 1960s. Bigger than Boxing features the stories of these two boxers, the circumstances that weighed heavy…

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February 2021

Young at Art: A Selection of Caldecott Book Illustrations

February 3 - March 10
Chandler Museum
300 S. Chandler Village Dr.
Chandler, AZ 85226
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Through picture books, readers embark on visual journeys that encourage curious, imaginative, and thoughtful interactions with the world around them. Since 1938, the Association for Library Service to Children has awarded the Caldecott Medal annually for excellence in illustration in an American picture book for children. Featuring original illustrations from twenty-eight award-winning artists, this exhibition celebrates artistic classics in children’s literature including works from Maurice Sendak, Barbara Cooney, and Chris Van Allsburg. A Program of…

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Death and Diamonds: A Holocaust Survivor’s Journey from Kraków to Chandler

February 3 - March 10
Chandler Museum
300 S. Chandler Village Dr.
Chandler, AZ 85226
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Born into a Jewish family in Poland in 1924, Samuel Soldinger found himself and his family confined to the Kraków Ghetto after the Germans invaded. While everyone around him died, Soldinger survived the Holocaust working in Oskar Schindler’s factory. After the war, he learned to cut diamonds and moved to New York City. In 1962, Soldinger arrived in Chandler to manage the new Harry Winston diamond processing plant on Pecos Road. This exhibit traces the…

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Heard Museum’s 2021 Hoop Dance Contest (Virtual)

February 13
Heard Museum
2301 N. Central Ave.
Phoenix, AZ 85004
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An online celebration of artistry, sheer athleticism and cultural traditions to be premiered free online. Dancers to compete for $11,000 in prize money. The Heard Museum Virtual Hoop Dance Contest will be presented as a prerecorded online event on Saturday, Feb. 13, 2021. Go online to heard.org/event/hoop/ or visit us on social media for continued updates. Photo courtesy Heard Museum Design

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