For kids in need of summer diversions, try art

Image: Ceramic/mixed media work by Esmeralda DeLaney, “Madonna and Kids: Omar and Angeline.” Art museums and galleries don’t usually spring to mind when families with school-age children (read: bored school-age children) are casting about for summer activities. Even water parks can get old, right? Fortunately, Phoenix is enjoying a summer of many art opportunities brimming … Continue reading For kids in need of summer diversions, try art

Seeing Mont St. Michel and Shiprock in a different light

Amid the high-profile shows filling the Phoenix Art Museum’s impressively strong season this spring, there is a kind of sleeper exhibit in the quiet, second-floor Norton Gallery. It’s called “Shiprock and Mont St. Michel: Photographs by William Clift.” The exhibit is composed of black-and-white photographs that capture the mystery, quietude and sanctity of these two … Continue reading Seeing Mont St. Michel and Shiprock in a different light