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

Slow Art and Mindfulness

May 24, 2018, 12pm Jun 28, 2018, 12pm 2 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 24, 2018, 11:30am 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)

Contemporary Forum Announcement of 2018 Award and Grants Recipients and Exhibition Opening

May 23, 2018, 6pm
6-8 pm Join Contemporary Forum at 6 pm on Wednesday, May 23 for the 2017 Scult Award and Artists' Grants Recipients exhibition opening, as well as the announcement of the 2018 recipients! Schedule for the evening: 6-7 pm | Reception with cash bar and exhibition viewing 7 pm | Announcement of the 2018 Scult Award and Artists' Grants Recipients 7:15-8 pm | Presentation by Matt Magee, the 2017 Arlene and Morton Scult Contemporary Forum Artist Award recipient, and Q&A with the artist Tickets to the lecture are free for Members and $5 for the general public, available at Matt Magee, the 2017 Arlene and Morton Scult Contemporary Forum Artist Award Recipient Top left: Mat... (View more)