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

Arts Integrations & Appetizers for Educators

May 3, 2017, 5:30pm
A professional development series for educators Wednesdays, 5:30-7:30pm Discover techniques for integrating art history & art looking into your classroom curriculum. Hear from local arts and education professionals, enjoy special tours of Museum exhibitions, network while enjoying hands-on learning in a fun, casual atmosphere – with snacks!  Free for Museum members/ $10 for non-members: includes resources, appetizers & Museum admission. Purchase an Educator Membership for $45 and attend all 8 Arts Integration + Appetizers events & visit the Museum as often as you like, for FREE. Pre-registration required, spaces are limited. RSVP here. Contact michelle.sparks@phxart.org for information about being one of the e... (View more)

Truthful Acts and Historical Fictions: Artists Re-historicizations of the Vietnam War

Apr 30, 2017, 2pm
Presented by Dr. Nora A. Taylor The Vietnam War is variously known as the first Television War or the most widely mediated war in history. News coverage of the War notwithstanding, it has become the subject of countless memoirs, films, and political art. While many of those creative endeavors were made from the perspective of, or against, those who fought the War, a considerable body of literature and art work has come from the side of the victims, the refugees and in the words of scholar Viet Thanh Nguyen, the dead. In recent years, a number of artists of Vietnamese descent have revisited not the war itself, but its remains. These artists include, among others, An My Le (b. 1961) Danh Vo (b. 1975) Dinh Q. Le (b. 1968) and The Propeller Group (founded... (View more)

Art Lovers Book Club

May 3, 2017, 1pm May 3, 2017, 5:30pm 2 More Engagement(s) Available
The Muralist By B. A. Shapiro    Alizée Benoit, an American painter working for the Works Progress Administration (WPA), vanishes in New York City in 1940, no one knows what happened to her. Not her Jewish family living in German-occupied France. Not her artistic patron and political compatriot, Eleanor Roosevelt. Not her close-knit group of friends, including Mark Rothko, Jackson Pollock, and Lee Krasner. And, some seventy years later, not her great-niece, Danielle Abrams, who while working at Christie’s auction house uncovers enigmatic paintings hidden behind works by those now-famous Abstract Expressionist artists. Do they hold answers to the questions surrounding her missing aunt? – From the Back Cover   ... (View more)

Weekly Mindfulness Session

May 4, 2017, 12pm May 11, 2017, 12pm 2 More Engagement(s) Available
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 free and open to the public and occur weekly, rain or shine, at the Dorrance Sculpture Garden. If excessive heat or rain occurs, session will be held inside the Wolfswinkel Education Center.&... (View more)