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Film & Performance
July 18, 7pm
CF's Summer Film Series: Exit Through The Gift Shop

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Jan 19, 2017, 11:30am
Jan 19, 2017, 12pm

Mindfulness Sessions

Jan 19, 2017, 12pm Jan 26, 2017, 12pm
Scientific studies show the art of Mindfulness can relieve anxiety, depression, pain, and stress and actually change the way you feel, think, work and play by opening new pathways in the brain. Learn how to focus on the present and live in the moment. Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction was developed at the University of Massachusetts Medical School in 1979 by physicist Jon Kabat-Zinn. To learn more about Hospice of the Valley Mindfulness classes or to register, call (602) 530-6900 or visit hov.org/mindfulness.   Mindfulness Sessions are weekly, rain or shine, at the Dorrance Sculpture Garden. If excessive heat or rain occurs, session will be held inside the Wolfswinkel Education Center

Object of the Month

Jan 19, 2017, 11:30am Jan 26, 2017, 11:30am
Presented by Master Docent Linda Albert Object of the Month: Bodhisattva Guanyin by unknown Ming artist   Begin the new year increasing your mindfulness and contemplating the soothing qualities of “the Compassionate One, the Ocean of Pity.” This large and graceful statue of the Bodhisattva Guanyin reflects a number of influences on the Ming artist. Take a closer look at her with Master Docent Linda Albert.   Free with Museum general admission.    Image Credit   Unknown Ming artist, Bodhisattva Guanyin, Ming Dynasty. Wood with traces of paint. Gift of Joseph E. Refsnes.    

Circles Curator-led Tour of Horacio Zabala: Mapping the Monochrome

Jan 19, 2017, 4pm
Join Dr. Vanessa Davidson, Shawn and Joe Lampe Curator of Latin American Art, for an exclusive Circles curator-led tour of Horacio Zabala: Mapping the Monochrome. Horacio Zabala is recognized as one of the most important conceptual artists to emerge in Argentina during the latter part of the 20th century. Educated as an architect but active as an artist since the late 1960s, he has long been fascinated by the means by which space is defined, be it architectural, cartographic, or narrative. “My intention, and my attention, are not only oriented toward what is effectively seen, but also toward what is thought about what is seen.” – Horacio Zabala 3:45 p.m.             Reg... (View more)

Make It!

Jan 25, 2017, 3:30pm
The Art of Fashion   Explore the art of garment making with atypical materials. Check out Eye on Fashion: The Kelly Ellman Collection for inspiration and create your own weaving project with artist Giovana Aviles!   Giovana Aviles is a Mexican born artist based in Arizona. She creates garments out of paper, rubber and plastic.  The fusion of fashion, design and art are important components in Giovana’s work as she seeks to tell stories of empowerment and community.     Make It! is a monthly drop-in, family-friendly, hands on art-making activity for all. Each month features a different activity inspired by objects in the Museum’s collection or current exhibitions. Each month also features co... (View more)