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

Make It!: Shifting Views

Sep 27, 2017, 3:30pm
Shifting Views Explore how to transform negative space with Phoenix-based teaching artist Stacy Marko. Gather inspiration from José Damasceno’s installation Nota sobre uma cena acesa ou os dez mil lápis (Note on a Lit Scene or the Ten Thousand Pencils) from the Past/Future/Present: Contemporary Brazilian Art from the Museum of Modern Art, São Paulo exhibition as you manipulate unconventional materials to create a hidden image.   About the Teaching Artist Stacy Marko earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in Painting from Bradley University in Peoria, Illinois and went on to pursue a career in education, earning her Masters Degree in Education from Arizona State University in Tempe, Arizona. Marko currently... (View more)

Why Can’t We Live Together? Film Series: I Am Not Your Negro

Sep 27, 2017, 6:30pm
UPDATE: Film screening is now sold out. No-show tickets will be made available at the door 10 minutes after start time (6:30pm) on a first-come, first-served basis.   Free and open to the public Spaces are limited RSVP required   I Am Not Your Negro ‧ 2016 ‧ Raoul Peck ‧ 1h 33min  In 1979, James Baldwin wrote a letter to his literary agent describing his next project, "Remember This House." The book was to be a revolutionary, personal account of the lives and successive assassinations of three of his close friends: Medgar Evers, Malcolm X and Martin Luther King, Jr. At the time of Baldwin's death in 1987, he left behind only 30 completed pages of this manuscript.  Now, ... (View more)

Circles Curator-led Tour: A Tribute to James Galanos

Sep 28, 2017, 4pm
4:00 – 5:00 p.m. Circles of Support members are invited to join Dennita Sewell, the Jacquie Dorrance Curator of Fashion Design, for an exclusive Circles curator-led tour of A Tribute to James Galanos.   A retrospective dedicated to the iconic American fashion designer, A Tribute to James Galanos features more than 40 couture-quality, ready-to-wear ensembles and accessories, including an ensemble worn and donated by former First Lady Nancy Reagan, the exhibition will illuminate the designer’s influence and legacy with objects from the 1950s through the 1990s.   “A black dress,” Galanos once said, “reveals everything: line, cut, drape, seaming. It must be perfection.” From his selection of ... (View more)

Slow Art and Mindfulness

Sep 28, 2017, 12pm Oct 26, 2017, 12pm 1 More Engagement(s) Available
Fresh off the summer series, 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, an... (View more)