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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

Object of the Month: The Rebel (Elizabeth Ruskin) by Lew Davis

Aug 23, 2018, 11:30am Aug 30, 2018, 11:30am
The Rebel (Elizabeth Ruskin) is an early piece in the career of Arizona-born artist Lew Davis. Join Master Docent Ellen Roby in a conversation to learn about the history of this portrait and artist—whose future works had the power to influence a President and bring about a significant cultural change. Free for Members, past and present members of the Military, and youth ages 17 and under. Included with General Admission. Image: Lew Davis, The Rebel (Elizabeth Ruskin), 1932. Oil on canvas. Gift of Jeanne L. Herberger, Ph.D. In loving memory of Gary Kierland Herberger.

Higher Education Faculty Night

Aug 22, 2018, 5pm
5 -7 pm Learn about upcoming exhibitions, grab a snack, and tour the galleries with Dr. Olga Tsoudis, Residential Faculty in Sociology at Estrella Mountain Community College. More details coming soon! Free. RSVP at Contact with questions.      

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)

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)