Educator Arts Day: Arts Integrated Learning & Cultural Resource Fair

Aug 27, 2016, 8:30am
CONNECT. The arts connect students to people, places, and big ideas. Learn to connect the arts to your classroom curriculum through presentations and participatory workshops. During registration, you'll select THREE workshops to attend. You are welcome to register for any available session, although some are targeted for specific audiences. We hope you'll branch out and try something new - even something outside of your comfort zone! Learn to connect your teaching practice with the visual arts, theater, music, opera, and dance! Workshop Options: Reading Portraits as Biography – PHOENIX ART MUSEUM Connect & Create – PHOENIX ART MUSEUM 
 Methods of Dramatic Interpr... (View more)

Mindfulness Sessions

Sep 1, 2016, 12pm Sep 8, 2016, 12pm 3 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 Mindfulness Sessions are weekly on Thursdays and are rain or shine. If excessive heat or rain occurs, session will be held inside the Wolfswinkel Education Center.

Arts Integrations & Appetizers for Educators

Sep 7, 2016, 5:30pm Oct 5, 2016, 5:30pm 1 More Engagement(s) Available
A Wednesday evening professional development series for educators.   Join fellow educators as we explore ways to use art objects as primary source materials for learning across the curriculum. Participants receive free teaching resources, and will enjoy hands-on activities, gallery tours, and opportunities to discover Museum resources. Programs include light refreshments. Free for Members, $10 non-Members.  More details and registration for the 2016-2017 school year coming soon! 

Art Masterpiece Bootcamp for Educators

Sep 24, 2016, 9am
Art Masterpiece is a school-based program intended to introduce elementary students to the visual arts. Classroom volunteers augment school curriculum through classroom presentations about artwork from Phoenix Art Museum’s collection. The museum offers annual training for these volunteers and other interested educators during our annual Art Masterpiece Bootcamp – a day-long opportunity to learn to guide children through the process of looking at and discussing art.  Bootcamp provides an overview of art history, resource ideas, modeling of classroom presentations and activities, and Museum orientation. Spend the day with us and you'll come away ready to implement a successful Art Masterpiece program at your school. Disco... (View more)

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CF's Summer Film Series: Exit Through The Gift Shop