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

Object of the Month: Reach up to Heaven by Yayoi Kusama

Sep 28, 2017, 11:30am
​Yayoi Kusama is one of the most influential contemporary artists today.  Her worldwide popularity is evident in the record-breaking number of visitors she draws to her Infinity Mirror Rooms, such as You Who are Getting Obliterated in the Dancing Swarm of Fireflies (phxart.org/fireflies).  Explore the extraordinary vision and mind of Kusama through her signature polka-dotted pumpkin with docent Jeanne Sours.   Chase Lobby Free for Members Included with Museum Admission Image: Yayoi Kusama, Reach up to Heaven, 2012. Painted aluminum. Private Collection.  

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)

Relics from the Deep: Ceramics from Vietnam’s Hoi An Ship Wreckage

Oct 4, 2017, 12pm
Wednesday, October 4 12:00—12:30 P.M. Asian Gallery Free for Members, included with General Admission In the 15th century a Vietnamese ship carrying export ceramics, the Hoi An, sank near the Cham Island. A fisherman uncovered the remains of the Hoi An in 1993, leading to the discovery of over 150,000 Vietnamese ceramics. Join Carolyn Greene, Curatorial Assistant of Asian Art at Phoenix Art Museum, to explore the Museum's collection of ceramics from the Hoi An excavation and their relevance to the Asian Gallery. Please join us for an $18 cash (tax & gratuity Included) no-host lunch at Palette following the talk.   Presented by Asian Arts Council, a support group of Phoenix Art Museum. Fo... (View more)

The Whole Story: Part IV

Oct 6, 2017, 7:30pm
The Whole Story returns to Phoenix Art Museum with Part IV. Featured storytellers take the stage on October 6, First Friday at 7:30pm.    Tickets are $10, $5 for Museum Members, and include admission to Past/Future/Present: Contemporary Brazilian Art from the Museum of Modern Art, São Paulo. Space is limited, advance purchase is recommended. Seating is first-come, first-seated. Doors to Whiteman Hall open at 7 p.m.   About The Whole Story The Whole Story is a live, PG-13, quarterly storytelling event where people within the Black community share stories of their everyday lives. Through stories about personal experiences, The Whole Story seeks to bring... (View more)