Make It!: Book as Art

Jun 28, 2017, 3:30pm
Make It! is a monthly, drop-in, hands on art-making activity for all. Each month features a different activity inspired by objects in the Museum’s collection or current exhibitions and collaborations with different local artists to create activities that introduce participants to new materials, perspectives and ways of connecting. Make It! is free and part of #PhxArtFamily and #FreeAfterThree programming (each Wednesday, general admission is free from 3pm-9pm). This month, discover bookmaking techniques and materials with Phoenix-based artist Kris Michael.  Draw inspiration from your favorite work of art to create your own mixed media book!   About the Artist                    ... (View more)

Make It!: Conversing Patterns

Jul 19, 2017, 3:30pm
Make It! is a monthly drop-in, hands on art-making activity for all. Each month features a different activity inspired by objects in the Museum’s collection or current exhibitions and collaborations with different local artists to create activities that introduce participants to new materials, perspectives and ways of connecting. Make It! is free and part of #PhxArtFamily and #FreeAfterThree (each Wednesday, general admission is free from 3 - 9 PM). Join teaching artist Molly Koehn to create patterns with experimental materials. Gather inspiration from Patricia Sannit’s Rise Fall Rise as you explore additive and subtractive methods to create a dialogue within your work of art.   About the Teaching Artist Molly Koehn i... (View more)

Teen Workshop: Art and Sound

Jul 22, 2017, 1pm
What would a painting sound like? Experiment with visual and aural rhythms through this hands-on, artist led workshop pairing art and sound. This event is free and open to middle- and high-school students. Space is limited - RSVP here!   Sponsored by Thunderbirds Charities, with additional support by the Craig R. and Barbara M. Barrett Foundation along with the Alice and Jim Bazlen and Jane A. Lehman Foundation. Image: Philip C. Curtis, Musicians, 1946. Tempera on illustration board. Collection of Phoenix Art Museum, Gift of the Philip C. Curtis Restated Trust U/A/D April 7, 1994.

Slow Art & Mindfulness Summer Series

Aug 3, 2017, 12pm Aug 10, 2017, 12pm 3 More Engagement(s) Available
Join us this summer for our enhanced Slow Art + Mindfulness Series!   Use art and guided mediation 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 ... (View more)

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