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

Featured Events

May 26, 2018, 10:30am

Weekly Mindfulness Session

May 31, 2018, 12pm Jun 7, 2018, 12pm 12 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   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 occu... (View more)

Slow Art and Mindfulness

Jun 28, 2018, 12pm Jul 26, 2018, 12pm 1 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. May's featured artwork is I dreamed a world and called it Love by Jim Hodges.  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, de... (View more)

The Whole Story at Phoenix Art Museum

Sep 7, 2018, 7:30pm
Tickets are $5 for Members / $10 for non-Members Space is limited, advance purchase is recommended Seating is first-come, first-seated Doors to Whiteman Hall open at 7 pm   The Whole Story returns to Phoenix Art Museum throughout 2018! Featured storytellers take the stage on First Friday in May and September at 7:30pm.    About The Whole Story The Whole Story is a personal storytelling event that began in January 2016. This live show seeks to bring greater depth and breadth to our understanding of the human experience from the Black perspective. To learn how to be a part of The Whole Story, visit

Object of the Month: Interior with Girl Playing Guitar

May 31, 2018, 11:30am
Everyone’s a critic! How can a girl get a little “me time” without everyone coming “unglued”? Join master docent Sherry Koopot in an interactive conversation on how the Dutch in the 17th century used their paintings as a source of instruction for the masses, and how “kicking off your shoes” meant more than meets the eye. Free for Members Included with Museum Admission PLEASE NOTE: This is the most up-to-date information on May's Object of the Month. This work has replaced Pink Abstraction by Georgia O'Keeffe, which was printed in the March-May Public Programs card but is no longer on view. Image: Pieter Janssens, Interior with Girl Playing Guitar, 1655-1665, oil on canvas. Gift of M... (View more)