Art Lovers Book Club

Jul 5, 2017, 1pm Jul 5, 2017, 5:30pm 2 More Engagement(s) Available
The Vanishing Velázquez by Laura Cumming    When John Snare, a 19th-century provincial bookseller, traveled to a liquidation auction, he found a vivid portrait of King Charles I that defied any explanation. The Charles of the painting was young—too young to be king—and yet also too young to be painted by the Flemish painter to whom the piece was attributed.    His research brought him to Diego Velázquez, whose long-lost portrait of Prince Charles has eluded art experts for generations. Velázquez (1599–1660) was the official painter of the Madrid court, during the time the Spanish Empire teetered on the edge of collapse. When Prince Charles of England prop... (View more)

Slow Art & Mindfulness Summer Series

Jul 6, 2017, 12pm Jul 13, 2017, 12pm 2 More Engagement(s) Available
Join us this summer for our enhanced Slow Art + Mindfulness Series!   Use art and guided meditation to connect to the moment and create a deeper understanding of artworks with our expanded series of mindfulness classes. Take a little extra time to look, listen and relax your mind with our teams of art 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.   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... (View more)

First Friday at Phoenix Art Museum

Jul 7, 2017, 6pm
Every First Friday, Phoenix Art Museum offers free general admission and discounted special exhibition admission* from 6 - 10PM. Current Exhibitions • Samurai: Armor from the Ann and Gabriel Barbier-Mueller Collection • Virtue and Valor: Sikh Art and Heritage • Good Sport • Longer Ways to Go: Photography of the American Road • Selections from the Schorr Collection • Philip C. Curtis: The New Deal and American Regionalism Artlink Phoenix Art Museum is one of five Artlink Phoenix First Friday Trolley hubs. Park and enjoy the Museum then take the trolley tour and explore all the downtown Phoenix arts and culture destinations. The Museum is conveniently located by the Centra... (View more)

Family Summer Celebration

Aug 3, 2017, 4pm
Mark your calendar for a cool, family-friendly evening at the Museum. Chill out to the sounds of DJ Katescratch Fever while taking part in several hands-on art making activities. Check out the interactive dance performance by CONDER/dance Company (performance at 5pm.) Head over to The Great Hall which will be transformed into a drive-in theater to watch Pixar’s Cars (beginning at 4:30pm.) Relax in the baby & toddler area where little ones can unwind with fun age-appropriate toys from the Museum Store. We will also have a special scavenger hunt with prizes for all! Light refreshments will be available. We hope to see you there!    RSVP to membership@phxart.org or 602.257.2124. *Family through Fellow-level Members are welcome... (View more)

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