Entering August, ASU Art Museum is promoting its programs and events scheduled for the month, including new exhibitions and artistic opportunities.
This fall, the museum will feature three new exhibitions: Everything is a Little Fuzzy, Crafting Resistance and Luis Rivera Jimenez: A Brief Proposal on Race and Cultural Cosplay.
In celebration of the opening of three new exhibitions, the museum is inviting the public to a reception from 6 to 8 p.m. Aug. 19 with the artists and ASU Art Museum curators Alana Hernandez and Erin Joyce, Windgate curatorial fellow Ninabah Winton and curatorial intern Abby Sutton, a museum release explained.
Join them for drinks and light refreshments, music and art activities related to the exhibitions. Reserve a spot here.
Everything is a Little Fuzzy will be on view from July 2023 through December 2023. (ASU Art Museum/Craig Smith)
Opportunity by Hank Willis Thomas (Courtesy ASU Art Museum)
Leo Villareal's “Point Cloud (ASU)" (Courtesy ASU Art Museum/Leo Villareal)
A multimedia exhibition that bridges the divide between fine art and crafts.
Lo que es, es lo que ha sido / What It Is, Is What Has Been: Selections from the ASU Art Museum’s Cuban Art Collection
A collaboration with the Phoenix Art Museum that features artworks created during Cuba's “Special Period” to explore artistic expression during times of humanitarian crises and social upheaval.
An exhibition from the museum's permanent collections examining how objects perpetuate and fortify mythologies of the American West.
Leo Villareal’s Point Cloud
A museum-specific commission that maps the inside and outside of the museum's building, creating over 200,000,000 data points.
Opportunity by Hank Willis Thomas
Presented by the National Football League and artist Hank Willis Thomas, a 10-foot-tall stainless steel sculpture that portrays an extended arm reaching for a football.
As for events this fall, the museum has several workshops and events for museumgoers to take part in.
The museum release listed the following programs for August:
Misión artesanal Indígena Mexicana, August 7, 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Join ASU Art Museum and the Consulate General of Mexico at Brickyard Engineering, 699 S Mill Ave, #108, for a special showcase of textiles and handicrafts from eight Indigenous women artists from Mexico.
Luis Rivera Jimenez Translation + Language Justice in the Borderlands, Aug. 20, 12 to 1:30 p.m.
This discussion at the ASU Art Museum will be in a round table format and include staff from the ASU-based Labriola National American Indian Data Center, an indigenous-led library that offers resources, events and supports American Indian and Indigenous research.
Workshop: Calder mobiles with Artist-in-Residence Susan Allred, Aug. 24, 1 to 2:30 p.m.
Learn from Artist-in-Residence Susan Allred at the Ceramics Research Center about how she incorporates mobiles into her artwork then create your own.
Tour: Curator IRL XP: Alana Hernandez, Aug. 25, 12 to 1 p.m.
This monthly opportunity to meet an ASU Art Museum curator goes beyond the typical exhibition tour. In real life, experience behind the scenes, visit, ask questions, tell stories, share insight and engage in meaningful exchange with art, culture and ideas.
Back-to-school giveaway, winners announced Aug. 28.
To celebrate the beginning of a new school year, the museum is holding an ASU Art Museum merch giveaway for ASU students. To enter, follow the museum’s Instagram account, like the giveaway post and tag 3 friends in the comments. Story posts can be done for 2 extra entries.
Take a tour with curator Alana Hernandez on Aug. 25. (Courtesy ASU Art Museum/Shaunté Glover/Phoenix Office of Arts and Culture)
Artist Susan Allred explores mobiles in a workshop. (Courtesy ASU Art Museum/Susan Allred)