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Western Treasures of the Phoenix Art Museum
in the Marley Gallery
October 7th, 2017 - February 18th, 2018
Opening Reception & Members Preview on Saturday, October 6th at 5:30PM; Members FREE & Guests $10 each

JamesBorenOutoftheMistOut of the Mist by James Boren, 1988. Collection of Phoenix Art Museum.With an ongoing mission designed to enrich lives and communities by connecting people to great art from around the world, Phoenix Art Museum has built an international reputation for excellence. And judging from the amazing progress they have made in the past 50 years, they have more than succeeded in their efforts, hosting more than 400 exhibitions, growing their collection to over 18,000 works of art and receiving millions of visitors. But in an effort to reach a more rural audience in Arizona's Central Highlands, we're lucky enough to display a stunning collection of their finest western art from some of the nation's most revered western artists, including Frederic Remington, Joe Beeler, James Swinnerton and Gunnar Widfross. Special thanks to Phoenix Art Museum for this loan of incredible artwork and their genreous collaboration. 


Portraits of the West

in the James Gallery
Through April 22nd, 2018

LookofManyYearsbyHowardTerpningLook of Many Years by Howard TerpningThe human face is rarely a 'blank canvas'. Wrinkles, age spots and other facial features reflect a lifetime of experience and give an immediate sense of the life a person has led. And in our current exhibition, Portraits of the West, the artwork on display focuses on characters associated with the American West, revealing their true nature by offering a detailed glimpse of a moment frozen in time. This special collection of pieces is comprised of items from the Permanent Collection, private collectors and the artists themselves.
While portraits are intended to capture the likeness, personality, and even the mood of an individual, this exhibit's multidimensional and multi-cultural representations open up new and important perspectives on the diverse peoples and places of the American West.