May, 2011, Newsletter

 FRIENDS OF MEXICAN ART NEWSLETTER 

FOR

MAY, 2011

 

PRESENTATION AND RECEPTION FOR “MEXICAN MODERNISM” AT PHOENIX ART MUSEUM

 

FOMA members have a unique opportunity to attend a special presentation at the Phoenix Art Museum on Tuesday, April 26.

Gregorio Luke, who has spoken at FOMA events many times in the past, will lecture about the upcoming exhibit, “Mexican Modernism”.  This important exhibit will showcase works from the Andre Blaisten collection and is partially funded by FOMA.  A cocktail reception will follow the presentation and includes complimentary hors d’oeuvres and a cash bar. The reception is hosted by Consulate General of Mexico in Phoenix and the Museum’s Latin American Art Alliance. This event on April 26 is from 6:00 to 8:30 pm is free, but reservations must be made by April 22.  If you have not already made reservations through the notification sent to FOMA members by email, contact Rita Locke at 602-257-2106 or at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .  Remember - the deadline for reservations is April 22.

 

 

END OF THE YEAR PARTY

 

You have received your invitations to FOMA’s annual End of the Year party on Sunday, May 1, from 5:30 to 8:30 pm.   This year’s should be memorable since it will be held at the home of Gretchen Cherrill  at 5320 Wonderview Drive, Phoenix. The view of the city from this home is said to be spectacular, and FOMA members will enjoy cocktails at sunset from there.  Be sure to secure your reservation by sending a check made out to FOMA for $10 (members) or $15 (guests) to Ginny Waroblak at 6249 N. 78th Road #60, Scottsdale, AZ  85250.   Ginny’s phone number is 480-948-9108 in case you have further questions.  Don’t miss this special FOMA event.

 

BOOK CLUB

 

The Book Club will have its next meeting in the fall - on Tuesday, September 20, at 1:00 pm at the home of Kotzie Wheeler.  The book to be discussed is The Lady Matador’s Hotel by Cristina Garcia.  There are 11 copies of this book in the various library systems in Maricopa County so members should be able to get a copy and read it leisurely over the summer.  If you have further questions or would like to join the Book Club, call Kotzie Wheeler at 480-966-2094.

 

 

DATES TO REMEMBER

 

April 26 Presentation and reception at the Phoenix Art Museum about the upcoming exhibit, “Mexican Modernism”;  speaker is Gregorio Luke; 6:00 - 8:30 pm

 

May 1 End of the Year party; 5320 Wonderview Dr., Phoenix;  5:30 - 8:30 pm

 

May 5 Board of Directors meeting at the home of Fritz Thomas;  7:00 pm

 

July 1 “Mexican Modernism” opens at the Phoenix Art Museum;  more information on events for FOMA members regarding this exhibit will be coming soon

 

 

For more information call 602-334-6585

 

 

 

 
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