Mindfulness Session

Nov 14, 2019, 12pm Nov 21, 2019, 12pm 3 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)

Slow Art

Dec 26, 2019, 12pm
Noon–12:45 pm Free for Members For non-Members, ticket price reflects the cost of General Admission   Join us as we use art and guided meditation to connect to the moment and create a deeper understanding of artworks once per month. Take a little extra time to look, listen and relax your mind with our teams of museum 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 studie... (View more)

A Teen Thing

Dec 11, 2019, 6pm
Open to teens ages 13-18. All skill levels welcome.   Join us for a teen-led workshop exploring ideas in art through in-gallery art-making opportunities. Each version of this event highlights a different work of art and features its own mix of creative connections.   Coming up on Wednesday, October 16, 6 - 7 pm: a drawing workshop for teens, hosted by teens, exploring the space-warping properties of Anish Kapoor’s Inside Out, Upside Down. The workshop will focus on reflection (both the kind that happens on mirrored surfaces and the kind that happens in your head) through a series of drawing exercises.   Previous drawing experience not required. RSVP online and meet in the main lobby at 6 PM. Open to... (View more)

Make It!

Nov 20, 2019, 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.   Explore lines, light and shadow by creating your own sculpture! Work with phoenix- based artist Estevan Curiel in creating your own original piece inspired by Esquema I by Aníbal Catalán.   Image credit: Aníbal Catalán, Esque... (View more)

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