Arts Integrations & Appetizers for Educators

Mar 1, 2017, 5:30pm Apr 5, 2017, 5:30pm 1 More Engagement(s) Available
A professional development series for educators Wednesdays, 5:30-7:30pm Discover techniques for integrating art history & art looking into your classroom curriculum. Hear from local arts and education professionals, enjoy special tours of Museum exhibitions, network while enjoying hands-on learning in a fun, casual atmosphere – with snacks!  Free for Museum members/ $10 for non-members: includes resources, appetizers & Museum admission. Purchase an Educator Membership for $45 and attend all 8 Arts Integration + Appetizers events & visit the Museum as often as you like, for FREE. Pre-registration required, spaces are limited. RSVP here. Contact for information about being one of the e... (View more)

Mindfulness Sessions

Mar 2, 2017, 12pm Mar 9, 2017, 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, rain or shine, at the Dorrance Sculpture Garden. If excessive heat or rain occurs, session will be held inside the Wolfswinkel Education Center.

Discount Tire Free Family Weekend: Travel

May 13, 2017, 10am May 14, 2017, 12pm
p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 14.7px Calibri; -webkit-text-stroke: #000000} span.s1 {font-kerning: none} Join us on the second Weekend of each month for a whirlwind of great art and hands-on activities. Through the generosity of Discount Tire Company, the Museum offers free general admission on the second weekend of each month, with exciting activities, scavenger hunts, live performances, story time, free tours, and more. Each Discount Tire Free Family Weekend features an opportunity to learn about and make art with a featured local Valley artist, from muralists to dancers and more. Open to the public on Saturday from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. and Sunday from noon - 5 p.m. May’s theme is TRAVEL! Check back for more information soon! ... (View more)

Prospective Docent Coffee & Conversation

May 15, 2017, 10am
Interested in sharing your passion for art with the community? Phoenix Art Museum Docents are currently recruiting volunteers to educate and interact with visitors and community members. Docents are volunteer Museum educators who share their love of art with students and adults at the Museum, in schools, and throughout our community. Join us on Monday, May 15 at 10am for our 2017 Prospective Docent Coffee & Conversation and learn more about our program. This event is free and open to the public. Docent classes are held once a week with additional time at the Museum to complete the requirements. It is not necessary to have an art history background. Our curators, education staff and docents will actively guide you through the training program. ... (View more)

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