Weekly Mindfulness Session

Oct 19, 2017, 12pm Nov 2, 2017, 12pm 12 More Engagement(s) Available
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. Learn how to focus on the present and live in the moment. 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, session will be held inside the Wolfswinkel ... (View more)

Make It!: Dreamscapes

Oct 18, 2017, 3:30pm
October's Make It! activity is called Dreamscapes. Explore abstraction, color, and collage with Phoenix-based teaching artist Julie Peters. Gather inspiration from Alexander Calder’s lithographs in the exhibition, An Outburst of Color. Consider shape and rhythm as you create your own whimsical dreamscape.   About the Teaching Artist Julie Peters has been exploring various artmaking techniques and materials since she was a student at Camelback High School in the 1970s. Over the years she has especially been drawn to collage that utilized papers of different types and styles. When planning for the upcoming Make It! session, the idea of working with cut papers in the graphic style of Alexander Calder held a great appeal. Juli... (View more)

Art Masterpiece Bootcamp: Choose Your Own Art Adventure!

Oct 21, 2017, 9am
9am-4:30 pm Spend the day with us and come away ready to implement a successful Art Masterpiece program at your school. Discover techniques for engaging students in visual thinking and close looking at art. Learn strategies to create meaningful hands-on activities. Meet other Art Masterpiece volunteers to exchange tips for confidently presenting art to students. Who should attend this event? ANYONE looking to share their passion for art with children – No background in art required. School-based volunteers After-school program staff Youth program leaders| PTO members Homeschool families * While teachers are welcome to attend, this event is intended for informal educators, not classroom teachers. Pr... (View more)

Housekeeping: Preparing Your Art for the Future

Oct 24, 2017, 12pm Oct 24, 2017, 4pm
Works of art survive the ravages of time only through dedication of constant care.  Preservation efforts ensure the art will be enjoyed by future generations. This seminar will help you understand the process of how gifts of art are made and received. Laura Wenzel, Registrar at Phoenix Art Museum, will outline the Museum’s process of gifting art, compliance with IRS requirements, donor guidance, conservation efforts and stewardship. Gifts of art are welcomed by the Museum if consistent with the focus of our collections and our commitment to excellence. And, to help with the fine-tuning of your estate plan, we also present a panel discussion of 3 professionals discussing tricky valuations, market unpredictability, planning and admin... (View more)

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