Mindfulness Session

Mar 5, 2020, 12pm Mar 12, 2020, 12pm 1 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 occurs, t... (View more)

Bring Your Own (Teen) Perspective

Mar 14, 2020, 2pm Mar 25, 2020, 6pm
Open to ages 13-18 All skill levels welcome Program included with general admission RSVP Explore a work of art or exhibition from multiple angles, then make something representing your own view.  Space and materials provided, but you’ll have to BYOP (bring your own perspective). March: Exhibitions 101 Delve into the works of art installed in the Lyon Gallery, which were selected by the high school students in Teen Art Council. Get the backstory on their choices and get your hands messy with related activities.    Teen programs are made possible through the generosity of the Carstens Family Funds. They are made possible, in part, through The Diversifying Art Museum Leadership Initiative, funded by the Walton Fa... (View more)

Make It!

Mar 18, 2020, 3:30pm Apr 15, 2020, 3:30pm
Make It! is a hands-on art-making space for all ages and abilities. Join Phoenix-based artists and museum staff to be inspired by works of art from the Museum’s collection or current exhibitions.  Each month features a different object and art-making technique, and a chance to explore new materials, perspectives, and ways of connecting with art. Make It! occurs once a month. Wednesday session is open to the public during Pay-What-You-Wish Wednesdays.   Join us and become inspired by Still Life: Ordinary Pleasures! Draw your own still life piece with the guidance of Phoenix – based artist Andrick Aviles.   Image credit (detail): Elena Climent, Cocina con vista al viaducto (... (View more)

Tours of India: Fashion's Muse & Sari Draping Demonstration

Mar 25, 2020, 5:30pm
From 5:30 to 6:30 pm Arizona Costume Institute invites you to join Interim Curator of Fashion Helen Jean as she gives brief tours of India: Fashion’s Muse, exploring the garments displayed, inspiration for the exhibit, and the influence Indian fashion has had on western fashion for centuries.   At 6:30pm and 7:30pm Learn about the sari through a 30-minute draping demonstration and brief talk led by Sujaya Nambiar and Shanta Hariharan from the India Association of Phoenix.   This event occurs during voluntary-donation hours on Pay-What-You-Wish-Wednesday.    About Arizona Costume Institute The Arizona Costume Institute was founded in 1966 to support Phoenix Art Museum's Fashion Design Departmen... (View more)

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