Weekly Mindfulness Session

May 3, 2018, 12pm May 10, 2018, 12pm 15 More Engagement(s) Available
Learn how to focus on the present and live in the moment with a free, 30-minute mindfulness session. 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. 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.   No RSVP required. Mindfulness Sessions are free and open to the public and occur weekly, rain or shine, at the Dorrance Sculpture Garden. If excessive heat or rain occu... (View more)

Art Lovers Book Club: The Miniaturist

May 2, 2018, 1pm May 2, 2018, 5:30pm 2 More Engagement(s) Available
May 4 session is sold out “A fabulously gripping read that will appeal to fans of Girl With a Pearl Earring and The Goldfinch, but Burton is a genuinely new voice with her visceral take on sex, race and class...” -The Guardian On a brisk autumn day in 1686, eighteen-year-old Nella Oortman arrives in Amsterdam to begin a new life as the wife of illustrious merchant trader Johannes Brandt. But her new home, while splendorous, is not welcoming. Johannes is kind yet distant, always locked in his study or at his warehouse office—leaving Nella alone with his sister, the sharp-tongued and forbidding Marin. But Nella’s world changes when Johannes presents her with an extraordinary wedding gift: a cabinet-sized replica of their ... (View more)

Educator Event: Arts Integration and Appetizers

May 2, 2018, 5:30pm
End of Year Arts Learning Celebration   May 2 | 5:30-7:30 pm   Join us for Arts Integration and Appetizers, a professional development series for educators. Discover techniques for integrating art history and art-looking into your classroom curriculum. Hear from local arts and education professionals, enjoy special tours of Museum exhibitions, and network while enjoying hands-on learning in a fun, casual atmosphere – with snacks!  Free for Members; $10 for non-Members. Price includes resources and appetizers. Purchase an Educator Membership for $45 and attend all Arts Integration and Appetizers events and visit the Museum as often as you like.  Pre-registration required, spaces are ... (View more)

Outside the Box, Inside the Screen: Student Short Films

Jun 1, 2018, 7pm
Join us for a selection of short films created by teenage filmmakers in response to the upcoming exhibition, To Be Thirteen: Photographs and Video by Betsy Schneider. As the portraits and video of 250 13-year-olds who participated in Schneider’s project demonstrate, there is a vast range of experiences that make up what it means to be 13 (or any age). Young filmmakers explore themes of time, memory, and transition in a variety of genres and cinematic effects.   Are you a student filmmaker interested in submitting a film? Learn more at bit.ly/PhxArtTeenFilms! Submissions are due by May 20. For questions, please contact education@phxart.org.     This event is organized by Teen Art Council.  Teen p... (View more)

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