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

Slow Art and Mindfulness

Feb 22, 2018, 12pm Mar 22, 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. 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: Untitled 18, 16, and 10 by Erica Deeman

Feb 22, 2018, 11:30am
In these photographs, artist Erica Deeman reimagines the possibilities of the silhouette as a form of portraiture and self-reflection. Join Kaela Hoskings, the Gerry Grout Education Director, for an interactive conversation about how we interact with these large-scale photographs. Katz Wing Free for Members Included with Museum Admission Image Credit From left to right: Untitled 18, Untitled 16, Untitled 10 by Erica Deeman. 2013. Photographs. Purchased with funds provided by Contemporary Forum.  

Artist Talk: Kate Breakey

Feb 21, 2018, 6:30pm
Join INFOCUS for an artist talk with Kate Breakey, who is internationally known for her large-scale, richly hand-colored photographs. During the talk, she will discuss examples of her work and the hand-coloring process, which became popular in the 19th century in an attempt to create more realistic images from black-and-white photographs. More recently, a resurgence in the process of hand-coloring has taken place in the work of many artist-photographers. For more information, please contact Free (Members) / $5 (non-Members) Sponsored by INFOCUS