Community Events

Asian art and culture events around the Valley that may be of interest to members and friends

Drum stand in the form of a divine beast with dragon’s head, tiger’s body and tortoise legs
When: Open now until May 6, 2018
Where: Musical Instrument Museum
4725 E. Mayo Blvd
Phoenix, AZ 85050
More information: Musical Instrument Museum

“Ancient Musical Treasures from Central China: Harmony of the Ancients from the Henan Museum” is open now until May 6, 2018 at the Musical Instrument Museum in Phoenix.

The exhibition presents extraordinary musical instruments and related art treasures spanning nine thousand years of Chinese music and history. Find out more at MIM.org.

Image: Drum stand in the form of a divine beast with dragon’s head, tiger’s body and tortoise legs , 770 to 476 BCE. Courtesy Henan Museum.

Jun Kaneko Colour Box detail
When: Open now until May 13, 2018
Where: Desert Botanical Garden
1201 N Galvin Parkway,
Phoenix, AZ 85008
More information: Desert Botanical Garden

Visit Desert Botanical Garden now for a vibrant exhibition of works by Jun Kaneko, an artist represented in Phoenix Art Museum’s collection.

“Experience the bold, monumental sculptures of Japanese American artist Jun Kaneko. Uncover Kaneko’s colorfully glazed ceramic and bronze forms in the rich backdrop of the Garden’s desert flora” until May 18, 2018. Learn more at dbg.org.

Image: Colour Box (detail) by Jun Kaneko, 2006, glazed ceramic. This piece is located just outside Phoenix Art Museum.