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AAPI Heritage Month

May is AAPI Month at mini传媒入口


This May, Recognize the Contributions
of Asian Americans & Pacific Islanders
 

From the arrival of early immigrants through today, Americans of AAPI heritage have played a major role in U.S. history.  
Today, Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders represent a rapidly growing segment of our population, tracing their roots to more than 20 nations.
 

 

Stop by Fannin Library to Explore AAPI Month Titles

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FANNIN LIBRARY

 

The Library has curated a selection of media that honors the AAPI experience.   Explore details on the  later this month; and be sure to stop by in person.

Around the Community - AAPI Month

Community
PHOENIX ART MUSEUM 

Explore exhibits and installations showcasing the talent of Asian artists and craftspeople. 

1625 N. Central Ave, Phoenix
Mon. & Tue.          Closed
Wed.                      10 am 鈥 9 pm  (Pay What You Wish: 3 - 9 pm)
Thurs. 鈥 Sun.       10 am 鈥 5 pm

 

FREE ADMISSION FOR PC STUDENTS
Admission for  through the MC3@PAM program.  To participate, you must be currently enrolled; and will be required to show your official student ID to the museum at the time of ticket purchase.

TICKETS
To purchase general tickets online, visit .   All museum guests are eligible to pay whatever they can on Pay-What-You-Wish Wednesdays, from 3 - 9 pm. 

Some exhibits may require a special ticket; see the museum website for details.

Attend Exhibitions and Installations of Asian Artists at the Phoenix Art Museum
INSTALLATION
PHOENIX ART MUSEUM  |  Art of Asia Galleries

ONGOING


Home to the Museum鈥檚 oldest objects, the collection features works spanning 1,000 years.  Art representing India, Pakistan, Iran, Nepal, Tibet, China, Korea, Japan, Vietnam, Thailand, Burma, Indonesia, and Java comprises the collection. Through two special installations, you'll experience Japanese and Chinese works of art that uncover the delicate yet epic beauty of the natural world.

 

EXHIBITION
PHOENIX ART MUSEUM  |  Khanuja Family Sikh Heritage Gallery

NOW THROUGH AUGUST 2024


In the 19th century, the Sikh empire flourished in the Punjab region of northwest India. Ruled by locals in alliance with the British Raj, these states and their palatial courts attracted artists, poets, and musicians. This latest exhibition in the Khanuja Family Sikh Heritage Gallery illuminates the regal stature of the period鈥檚 Sikh rulers through examples of state portraiture, precious jewelry, and military photography.

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Community
CHILDREN'S MUSEUM OF PHOENIX

Engage with the work of a well-known artist whose story of self-discovery has special meaning for AAPI month.


215 N. 7th Street, Phoenix
Mon.                  Open on select days only  (see website)
Tue. 鈥 Sun.        9 am 鈥 4 pm
 

TICKETS
Museum admission is $17, for most visitors.  Enter the exhibits at no additional charge.  Museum members, and children under one year of age, enter for free.  Admission into the special programs listed below is free with paid Museum admission, but space is limited. Please register at admissions upon arrival; first come, first serve.

Visit the Children's Museum of Phoenix
CLASS
CHILDREN'S MUSEUM OF PHOENIX  |  Register at Admissions

THURS, MAY 30: Join at either 10:30 am, or 12 pm

Taking inspiration from his Thai Peanut Noodle recipe, Edible Ed will show the audience how to mix up their very own sunflower Thai sauce, to enjoy over scrumptious noodles. 

 

CLASS
CHILDREN'S MUSEUM OF PHOENIX  |  Register at Admissions

FRI, MAY 31: Join at either 11 am, or 12 pm

Make a paper flower lei in the kui style, with beads, yarn, and card stock. Learn the significance of lei in Hawai驶i and the protocol for making, giving, receiving, and returning your lei to the 驶膧ina (land). 

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THE JAPANESE FRIENDSHIP GARDEN OF PHOENIX

Explore exhibits and installations showcasing the talent of Asian artists and craftspeople. 

1125 N. 3rd Ave, Phoenix 
Mon.                 Closed
Tue. 鈥 Sun.      9 am 鈥 4 pm  (last general admission entry at 3:30 pm)

 

GENERAL ADMISSION
Visit .  Purchasing tickets online, and in advance, is strongly recommended.  Special discount rates apply to students, veterans, youth and small children...bring your ID, if applicable.  Tickets purchased at the door may be subject to higher fees, and limited by availability.

Special Events and Workshops require a separate ticket; learn more below.

 

Visit Phoenix's Japanese Friendship Garden
SELF-GUIDED TOUR
THE JAPANESE FRIENDSHIP GARDEN OF PHOENIX

Offered Year-Round

The garden's tranquil setting is a far cry from the bustle of campus, and downtown Phoenix, which are only a few moments away.  The space features more than 1,500 tons of hand-picked rock, stone footbridges, lanterns and more than 50 varieties of plants. Stroll the garden paths, and enjoy flowing streams, a 12-foot waterfall, and a Koi pond with over 300 colorful fish.

 

SPECIAL EVENTS
THE JAPANESE FRIENDSHIP GARDEN OF PHOENIX

Throughout May

Special tickets, limited and sold separately from General Garden Tickets, are required to join these events.  See the above link to learn more about:

Aikido Fitness in the Garden
Saturdays, May 4, 11, 18, 25;  from 9 鈥 10 am

Qigong in the Garden
Sundays, May 5, 19, 26; from 9  鈥 10 am

Evening in the Garden 
Garden hours extended to 7 pm on the following dates:
Sundays,  May 5, 12, 19, 26
Fridays, May 10, 17, 24
Saturdays, May 18, 25

Tea Tours
Tuesdays, May 7 & 21.  Join from either 10 鈥 11:30 am; or from 12 鈥 1:30 pm.

Mother's Day Mini Ikebana
Sunday, May 12; 9  鈥 11 am

Cool Nihongo Workshop
Saturday, May 18; 10  鈥 11 am

Moon Meditation Workshop
Thursday, May 23; from 7 鈥 8:30 pm