March First Friday Samurai Opening Weekend

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March First Friday Samurai Opening Weekend says
Every First Friday, Phoenix Art Museum offers free general admission and discounted special exhibition admission* from 6 - 10PM.
This First Friday, we celebrate the opening of Samurai: Armor from The Ann and Gabriel Barbier-Mueller Collection! Learn more: http://www.phxart.org/Samurai

Samurai exhibition tickets are $5 or free for Museum Members. Available at bit.ly/PhxArtSamuraiTix

Happenings, Performances and Installations:
6 – 10PM: Enjoy an Ikenabo of Arizona display, a photo opportunity with an installation, 1000 Cranes for Ishinomaki (Cyanotyped Origami Cranes), by Airi Katsuta, and a cash bar.

6PM, 7PM, 8PM - Wilde Plaza
Traditional Japanese taiko drumming by Ken Koshio

6 - 7:30PM - Great Hall
Free sake tasting by Quench

6 - 8PM - Palette Restaurant
Special menu tonight only!
Ramen: Shitake Miso or Pork Shoyu $11
Trio: Spicy Edamame, Gyoza (Pot Stickers), and Kinoko Tempura (Mushroom Tempura) $9

6:30PM - Rineberg Gallery and 7:15PM - Asian Art Gallery
Shakuhachi flute performance by Yujin Soku-Shin of Ancient Sounds of Peace

7PM, 8PM - The Hub
Mini meditation sound baths by Gold Lion Healing Arts

7:30PM - Great Hall
Special tea ceremony performance by Japanese Friendship Garden of Phoenix and Chado Uransenke Tankokai of Arizona

8PM - Great Hall
Suzuyuki-Kai Japanese dance performance

Also happening at Phoenix Art Museum tonight...
6:30 - 9PM - Singer Hall Panel discussion in conjunction with INFOCUS Juried Exhibition of Self-Published Photobooks which is currently on view in the Norton Photography Gallery.

7 - 8PM - Whiteman Hall Poetry reading by Forrest Gander and local opener Giancarlo Huapaya. Followed by a short Q&A session and a book signing in front of The Museum Store.

Share your experience: @phxart #phxartff #samuraiphxart
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