Teen Workshop: Photography and Nostalgia

Jun 24, 2017, 1pm
Hit the open road (without leaving Phoenix) through this hands-on workshop focused on Longer Ways to Go: Photographs of the American Road led by artist Claire A. Warden. Reminisce about a road trip you’ve taken and explore the role of photography in creating a collective memory of a place. Then, create an artist's book inspired by Ed Ruscha’s Twentysix Gasoline Stations. This event is free and open to middle- and high-school students. Space is limited - RSVP here! Sponsored by Thundebirds Charities, with additional support by the Craig R. and Barbara M. Barrett Foundation along with the Alice and Jim Bazlen and Jane A. Lehman Foundation Image: Mickey Pallas, Buick Convertible and Family, Chicago, 1955. Collection Center fo... (View more)

Independence Day/Fourth of July 2017 - Museum Open

Jul 4, 2017, 10am
Celebrate Independence Day at the Museum with hero-themed activities throughout the Museum!   Image: Philip C. Curtis, Grandfather's House, Fourth of July, 1985. Oil on panel. Collection of Phoenix Art Museum, Gift of Gil and Nancy Waldman in honor of the Museum's 50th Anniversary.

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)

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