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Slow Art and Mindfulness

Mar 22, 2018, 12pm Apr 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. 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 ch... (View more)

The Whole Story at Phoenix Art Museum

May 4, 2018, 7:30pm Sep 7, 2018, 7:30pm
Tickets are $5 for Museum 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 on January 5, 2018. Featured storytellers take the stage on First Friday 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: Tokonoma

Mar 22, 2018, 11:30am Mar 29, 2018, 11:30am
The tokonoma, an alcove in a traditional Japanese home for displaying objects of art such as hanging scrolls, pottery, and flower arrangements, serves as a focal point of the room and a meditative space.  Explore the tokonoma in the Art of Asia galleries with docent Linnéa Storm who is also a professor of Ikenobo, the oldest Japanese school of Ikebana, the art of fresh flower arranging.  Art of Asia galleries Free for Members Included with Museum Admission Image credit: Tokonoma, installation view.  

Cardboard House Press Bilingual Poetry Series

Apr 4, 2018, 6:30pm
On April 4, visit Phoenix Art Museum to enjoy a bilingual reading in Spanish and English by authors and translators Omar Pimienta (Tjuana), Susan Briante (Tucson), and José Antonio Villarán (Santa Cruz/Lima). Pimienta will read from his most recent books, The Album of Fences, translated into English by José Antonio Villarán and published by Cardboard House Press. Susan Briante will read from her latest collection, The Market Wonders (Ahsahta Press). Giancarlo Huapaya, poet and editor of Cardboard House Press, has translated a selection of Briante's poems into Spanish and will accompany her for a bilingual reading. This event is free and open to the public. RSVP at Presented by Cardboard Hous... (View more)