Mindfulness Discussion and Meditation Workshop

Jul 7, 2016, 11am
It is difficult for many of us to meditate for 10-20 minutes when the rest of our 24 hours are chaotic. From this perspective, meditation or mindfulness becomes mindful living -- slowing down and observing our mind. Making adjustments when things become gloomy, aggressive, cynical, self-deprecating and negative. Join Ven. Barry Kerzin, MD, Buddhist monk, founder of Altruism in Medicine and personal physician to the Dalai Lama, as he discusses mindfulness as a tool for becoming a happier human being. To RSVP please email education@phxart.org Image Credit: http://altruismmedicine.org/about/founder-dr-barry-kerzin/ 

Edward Burtynsky: WATER Members’ Day

Jul 9, 2016, 10am
Make a date with Edward Burtynsky, and see the world’s most abundant natural resource as you’ve never experienced it before at our exclusive Members’ Day. Enjoy a day filled with fun activities, including exhibition tours with a Museum Docent, beginning every half hour from 11 am – 2:30 pm. No reservations are required for this Members’ Day event, and is open to all Members, a guest, and your children under age 18.  For details, contact the Museum Membership Office at 602.257.2124.   Image Credit: Edward Burtynsky, Cerro Prieto Geothermal Power Station, Baja, Mexico, 2012. Photograph. Courtesy of the artist, copyright Edward Burtynsky. 

See the World Summer Stay-Cation Film Festival

Jul 16, 2016, 11am
The best summer getaway is right in your own backyard! Phoenix Art Museum invites you to sit back, relax and explore the world through cinema, no road-trip or plane tickets needed. With a lineup of three independent films exploring themes of perspectives of social justice, political resistance and cultural identity (Big Mountain, Diné Bikéyah); mysticism, tradition, and the fantasy of celebrity (Recommended by Enrique); obsession, passion and the unrealized dream (Persistence of Vision), the See the World Summer Stay-cation Film Festival will broaden your scope of reality (and film) without having to leave Phoenix. SCHEDULE: 11am: Big Mountain, Diné Bikéyah (run-time 75 minutes) 1pm: Recommended by Enrique (run-time... (View more)

Paris Fashion Salon Series: The Grand Couturiers and Tradition

Jul 20, 2016, 6pm
In anticipation of Phoenix Art Museum’s fall fashion exhibition featuring the Emphatics Archive, Jacquie Dorrance Curator of Fashion Design, Dennita Sewell will host a summer salon series about the history of Paris fashion. From the traditions of the grand couturiers to the evolution of the international fashion brand, this series explores the designers who made Paris the the most powerful and prestigious fashion capital in the world. Examination of works from the fashion design collection will conclude each lecture. July 20, 6pm Singer Hall The Grand Couturiers and Tradition: Charles Frederick Worth, Chanel and Balenciaga This event is free and open to the public; RSVP required. Click here to reserve tickets.   Image credit... (View more)

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