Les arceaux fleuris, Giverny (Flowering Arches, Giverny), Claude Monet, 1913
Beach at Honfleur, Eugène Boudin, 1886
Sea Shells, Balthasar van der Ast, 1630-1650
Pollice Verso (Thumbs Down), Jean-Léon Gérôme, 1872
Souvenir de Ville d'Avray (Memory of Ville d'Avray), Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot, 1865-1870
Voltaire, Jean-Antoine Houdon, 1781
Friends of European Art is an active group of individuals that promotes and inspires enthusiasm for and interest in European art.
Friends of European Art (FEA) is a support organization of Phoenix Art Museum assisting with collection of European Art by funding acquisitions and educational programs. For example, in 2014 FEA joined with the Collector’s Study Club in purchasing a piece of Delft faience pottery, circa 1660 for the Dutch Gallery and in 2013, FEA was the Exhibition Sponsor for 14 Masterworks from the Schorr Collection. In 2011, FEA was the European Painting Conservation Sponsor for The Doge Francesco Errizo and in 2010 FEA was the exhibition sponsor for Cezanne and American Modernism.
FEA members visit private collections, museums and galleries. We enjoy preview parties, lectures and salons in the homes of members. In the 17 years since our founding, FEA members have traveled to museums in 13 U.S. cities and nine European countries plus visits to Toronto and Buenos Aires.
Join Friends of European Art today and become a vital part of this exciting group of art enthusiasts!
If you love all things European, have a predilection for French, English, Dutch or Italian art, like to travel, dine, and visit private homes and see their important collections, then you belong with Friends of European Art.
Come along and feel passionate about European art, party with friends, learn the story behind many works of European art! Every great painting tells a story.
When you become a member, you will receive the FEA Newsletter, enjoy gallery talks and lectures, and have the opportunity to enjoy salons ad journeys with our Museum Liaison to fascinating destinations.
Your membership will help FEA fund acquisitions such as the two-foot tall covered jar, a striking example of 17th century Delft faience pottery.
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Noted scholar with extensive knowledge of Florence and Leonardo da Vinci. Hosted reception for FEA members: 5:30 – 6:30 Grossman Terrace. Reservations required by January 5th. Contact Dawn Schlott at 480.483.9919 or email@example.com. Lecture: 6:45 in Whiteman Hall more »
Private dinner and salon co-hosted by Friends of European Art and Collectors’ Study Club. The evening includes a cocktail hour, dinner and a presentation by Mr. Arnoson after dinner. The organizations feel honored to have him share his vast knowledge Dutch Art in the Golden Age. He is the internationally known specialist in 17th and 18th century Dutch Delftware from whom FEA and… more »