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

Featured Events

Oct 18, 2017, 3:30pm
Oct 18, 2017, 6pm

Slow Art and Mindfulness

Oct 26, 2017, 12pm Dec 28, 2017, 12pm
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)

Object of the Month: Desert Indian by Dorothy Brett

Oct 19, 2017, 11:30am Oct 26, 2017, 11:30am
The eldest daughter of the Second Viscount Esher in the United Kingdom, artist Dorothy Brett took a bold step of moving to Taos, New Mexico in the 1920’s.  Join docent Bunny Gordon for a lively conversation of Desert Indian (on view in Border Crossings) and the life of this fascinating painter. Marshall and Hendler Galleries Free for Members Included with Museum Admission   Image: Dorothy Brett, Desert Indian, c. 1937. Oil on canvas. The private collection of Tia.  

PhotoBid Artist Talk: Lisa M. Robinson

Oct 25, 2017, 6:30pm
Join INFOCUS, the photography support group of Phoenix Art Museum, for a discussion by Lisa M. Robinson, one of the participating artists in this year’s PhotoBid event. Based in Tucson, Robinson is a fine-art photographer whose work is a meditation on the landscape, investigating ideas of transition and the passage of time. Robinson will discuss her body of work, including the photograph “Confluence” (from her Terrestra series) which will be included in the auction.  Tickets coming soon to Free for INFOCUS and Museum Members, $5 for non-Members. For more information, please contact Image Credit Lisa M. Robinson, Confluence (from the Terrestra series), 2009. Co... (View more)

Extra Credit: A Faculty-Led Gallery Series

Nov 1, 2017, 6pm
Join us in the Museum galleries to hear higher education faculty veer from the obvious. Julia Sarreal, Associate Professor in the School of Humanities, Arts and Cultural Studies at Arizona State University, is a historian who focuses on Latin America and will lead the first conversation of this series in relation to the upcoming exhibition, Past/Future/Present: Contemporary Brazilian Art from the Museum of Modern Art, São Paulo.  RSVP required. Reserve your tickets here!