Slow Art + Mindfulness Summer Series

Jun 29, 2017, 12pm
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 anxiety, depression, pain, and stress and actually change the way you feel, think,... (View more)

CLOSED: The Museum Store

Jun 27, 2017, 10am
The Museum Store will be closed on Tuesday, June 27, for annual inventory. Orders can still be placed online, click here to shop the online store.  For questions and inquiries, contact The Museum Store at 602.257.2182 or store@phxart.org

4th of July - Museum Open

Jul 4, 2017, 10am
Admission is free for Phoenix Art Museum Members, Military Members and youth aged 5 and under. Not a Member yet? Click here. Palette, the Museum restaurant, will be open from 11 a.m. - 2:30 p.m., and the Lemon Art Research Library will be closed.

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)

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