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

New Paradigms of Contemporary Latin American Abstraction

Mar 20, 2019, 6:30pm
Free for Members $5 for Non-Members Cecilia Fajardo-Hill, PhD, is one of the most important scholars of Latin American art in the United States, and the former curator of the SPACE Collection, a significant part of which was donated to Phoenix Art Museum in 2017.  The lecture New Paradigms of Contemporary Latin American Abstraction will propose new ways of thinking and experiencing Latin American contemporary abstraction. No longer involved with the complex processes of now failed modernities, Latin American abstraction since the 1990s is embedded in the daily fabric of life. It has become a laboratory for critical intervention on pressing social, political and cultural issues while continuing to reimagine experimentally how abstract... (View more)

Pay-What-You-Wish Wednesday

Mar 20, 2019, 3pm Mar 27, 2019, 3pm 5 More Engagement(s) Available
Wednesdays | 3–9 pm | All year long In light of recent events on the world stage targeting Muslims, we invite our community to experience Wondrous Worlds: Art & Islam Through Time & Place free of charge during voluntary-donation hours on Wednesday, March 20, from 3–9 pm. In an effort to reduce economic barriers and increase access to the arts, Phoenix Art Museum offers Pay-What-You-Wish admission every Wednesday from 3 to 9 pm.  As the Museum's first and longest-running community-access program providing complimentary general admission and programming for all ages and interests, Pay-What-You-Wish Wednesday has welcomed nearly 1 million people to the Museum over the past two decade... (View more)

March Object of the Month

Mar 21, 2019, 11:30am Mar 28, 2019, 11:30am
Free for Members Included with General Admission   Each month, join us for a gallery talk led by a Museum Docent and learn more about an object from the collection or on view in a special exhibition.   Based on a series of old post cards found in European flea markets featuring images that are simultaneously curious, sad, cautionary, and tragic, artist Tacita Dean’s compilation, The Russian Ending: Ship of Death, depicts accidents and disasters, both man-made and natural. Throughout March, join Docent Sandy Ryan for an exploration of this intriguing art work which brings together a variety of art forms and prompts a multitude of questions.   For questions, contact

Weekly Mindfulness Session

Mar 21, 2019, 12pm Apr 4, 2019, 12pm 11 More Engagement(s) Available
Learn how to focus on the present and live in the moment with a free, 30-minute mindfulness session. 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. 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   No RSVP required. Mindfulness Sessions are free and open to the public and occur weekly, rain or shine, at the Dorrance Sculpture Garden. If excessive heat or rain occurs, t... (View more)