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Mar 22, 2019, 12pm

Pay-What-You-Wish Wednesday

Mar 27, 2019, 3pm Apr 3, 2019, 3pm 4 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)

Weekly Mindfulness Session

Apr 4, 2019, 12pm Apr 11, 2019, 12pm 10 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 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, t... (View more)

March Object of the Month

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 education@phxart.org

Yayoi Kusama's Birthday

Mar 22, 2019, 12pm Mar 22, 2019, 2pm
Help us celebrate Yayoi Kusama's 90th birthday on March 22 with short film screenings, a scavenger hunt, and more. Kusama's Self-Obliteration screens in Whiteman Hall at 12PM and 2PM.    Self-Obliteration (1967) relates themes of nature and sexuality to the artist's concept of "self-obliteration." The film provides insight into the pivotal role performance has played in Kusama's practice throughout her career.  Not Rated | 24 min. | Short film, documentary | Contains nudity   Design Your Own Infinity Room Inspired by You Who Are Getting Obliterated in the Dancing Swarm of Fireflies by Yayoi Kusama. All ages/all skill levels.   Don't miss You Who Are Getting Oblit... (View more)