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

Featured Events

Aug 22, 2018, 3pm

Slow Art and Mindfulness

Aug 23, 2018, 12pm Sep 27, 2018, 12pm 2 More Engagement(s) Available
noon - 12:45 pm Free for Members Included with General Admission 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.  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,... (View more)

Educator Arts Day & Cultural Resource Fair

Aug 25, 2018, 9am
9 am - 5 pm This event is sold out. Please check this page again for wait list information. Join us for Phoenix Art Museum's 4th Annual Educator Arts Day and Cultural Resource Fair! On Saturday, August 25, educators can attend a free day-long event celebrating arts-integrated learning. Activities and resources include: • Engaging professional development workshops; • Cultural resource fair showcasing community resources available for you and your students; • Opportunities to network with educators from across Arizona; • Raffle with great prizes; • Catered lunch from Museum restaurant, Palette; • and the opportunity to earn a continuing-education credit certificate! All Arizona educators ... (View more)

Art Lovers Book Club: The Forest Lover

Sep 5, 2018, 1pm Sep 5, 2018, 6pm 1 More Engagement(s) Available
Art Lovers Book Club is held at the Lemon Art Research Library. Space is extremely limited.  RSVP required at Participants must read the book in advance. Please inform of any cancellations.   The Forest Lover by Susan Vreeland "The Canadian artist Emily Carr (1871 – 1945) could be a feminist icon. Spirited and courageous, inspired by an inner vision of "distortion for expression" and by a mission to capture on canvas the starkly fierce totem poles carved by the Indian tribes of British Columbia, Carr endured the disapproval of her family and of society at large until her belated vindication. One of the pleasures of ... (View more)

Poetry Reading: Morgan Parker and Tommy Pico

Sep 5, 2018, 7pm
This is a free event open to the public. Reserve your spot at About the poets: Morgan Parker is the author of Other People’s Comfort Keeps Me Up At Night (Switchback Books, 2015) and There Are More Beautiful Things Than Beyonce (Tin House Books, 2017). She is a Cave Canem graduate fellow and a Pushcart Prize winner. With poet Angel Nafis, she runs The Other Black Girl Collective, an internationally touring Black Feminist poetry duo. She lives in Brooklyn. -Poetry Foundation Tommy Pico is a writer and karaoke enthusiast. Originally from the Viejas Indian reservation of the Kumeyaay nation, he currently lives in Brooklyn. -Poetry Foundation   Presented with the University of Arizona Poetry Center. Spo... (View more)