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

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Oct 18, 2017, 3:30pm
Oct 18, 2017, 6pm

Weekly Mindfulness Session

Oct 19, 2017, 12pm Nov 2, 2017, 12pm 12 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.   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, session will be held inside the Wolfswinkel ... (View more)

Slow Art and Mindfulness

Oct 26, 2017, 12pm Dec 28, 2017, 12pm 2 More Engagement(s) Available
Join us as we use art and guided meditation to connect to the moment and create a deeper understanding of artworks once per month. Take a little extra time to look, listen and relax your mind with our teams of museum educators and mindfulness guides. Presented in partnership with Hospice of the Valley, each session focuses on one work of art in the Museum, blending guided mindfulness practice with a deeper reflection of an individual artwork. Each week, we will explore a different artwork on view. Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction was developed at the University of Massachusetts Medical School in 1979 by physicist Jon Kabat-Zinn. Scientific studies show the practice of mindfulness can relieve anxiety, depression, pain, and stress and actually change ... (View more)

Object of the Month: Desert Indian by Dorothy Brett

Oct 19, 2017, 11:30am Oct 26, 2017, 11:30am
The eldest daughter of the Second Viscount Esher in the United Kingdom, artist Dorothy Brett took a bold step of moving to Taos, New Mexico in the 1920’s.  Join docent Bunny Gordon for a lively conversation of Desert Indian (on view in Border Crossings) and the life of this fascinating painter. Marshall and Hendler Galleries Free for Members Included with Museum Admission   Image: Dorothy Brett, Desert Indian, c. 1937. Oil on canvas. The private collection of Tia.  

Make It!: Dreamscapes

Oct 18, 2017, 3:30pm
October's Make It! activity is called Dreamscapes. Explore abstraction, color, and collage with Phoenix-based teaching artist Julie Peters. Gather inspiration from Alexander Calder’s lithographs in the exhibition, An Outburst of Color. Consider shape and rhythm as you create your own whimsical dreamscape.   About the Teaching Artist Julie Peters has been exploring various artmaking techniques and materials since she was a student at Camelback High School in the 1970s. Over the years she has especially been drawn to collage that utilized papers of different types and styles. When planning for the upcoming Make It! session, the idea of working with cut papers in the graphic style of Alexander Calder held a great appeal. Juli... (View more)