FILM: The First Monday in May

Jun 1, 2016, 7pm
"The First Monday in May" chronicles a year's worth of preparations for the Costume Institute’s Chinese-inspired fashion exhibit China: Through the Looking Glass and the gala which accompanied the exhibit. Andrew Bolton, the Chief Curator at the Costume Institute, conceptualizes and designs the Metropolitan Museum of Art Gala with Anna Wintour, Editor-In-Chief of American Vogue. The Met Gala, the Costume Institute's annual event, is a multi-million dollar fundraiser and joint event organized by Vogue and the MET. The film also depicts Wintour's daily life and questions fashion as art. As of 2016, China: Through the Looking Glassis the most visited exhibit in the Costume Institute's history and one of the ... (View more)

Mindfulness Sessions

Jun 2, 2016, 12pm Jun 9, 2016, 12pm 2 More Engagement(s) Available
Scientific studies show the art of Mindfulness can relieve anxiety, depression, pain, and stress and actually change the way you feel, think, work and play by opening new pathways in the brain.  Learn how to focus on the present and live in the moment.  Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction was developed at the University of Massachusetts Medical School in 1979 by physicist Jon Kabat-Zinn. To learn more about Hospice of the Valley Mindfulness classes or to register, call (602) 530-6900 or visit hov.org/mindfulness. Mindfulness Sessions are weekly on Thursdays and are rain or shine. If excessive heat or rain occurs, session will be held inside the Wolfswinkel Education Center.  

First Friday at Phoenix Art Museum

Jun 3, 2016, 6pm
Every First Friday, Phoenix Art Museum offers free general admission and discounted special exhibition admission from 6pm-10pm. Our First Friday events are generously sponsored by PetSmart, with additional support from Macy's.  This month, we are proud to partner with AZ ArtWorker! AZ ArtWorker is a program of the Arizona Commission on the Arts, that aims to facilitate dialogue and knowledge-sharing between Arizona artists, their national and international artist peers and residents of Arizona communities. This program allowed Shining Soul, an AZ-based hip hop trio, to do a four-session workshop in Sells, AZ, with Baboquivari High School youth.  Shining Soul and friends will be performing live in the Museum's Great Hall. More d... (View more)

Defining Moments: 50 Years of Fashion at Phoenix Art Museum Gallery Talk

Jun 8, 2016, 7pm
Join us for a Gallery talk in the Ellman Fashion Design Gallery to explore Defining Moments: 50 Years of Fashion at Phoenix Art Museum. Featuring more than 50 works drawn from across the history of fashion, this exhibition highlights masterworks and milestones of the permanent collection. Providing insight into how the treasures of the collection were acquired and formed an internationally respected fashion archive, this exhibition will feature a roster of world-class designers including Alexander McQueen, Yves Saint Laurent, Balenciaga and Chanel alongside stunning historical works.    This gallery talk is free and open to the public.  On #freeadmissionwednesdays, Phoenix Art Museum offers free General Admission* from 3 pm - 9 pm... (View more)

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