Summer Studio: Teens Draw

Aug 3, 2018, 6pm
Free event for teens ages 13-18 6 – 8 pm Develop your observational drawing skills this summer through this series of in-gallery drawing sessions led by Phoenix-based artists. Drawing inspiration from art throughout the museum, we’ll explore mark-making, composition, and taking sketches off the page. Materials provided, but you're welcome to bring your own sketchbook. All skill levels welcome, no previous drawing experience is necessary. In this session, work with Laura Spalding Best and other participants to create one very long landscape. Laura Best’s work, which documents the relationship between desert and urban landscape, is on view in the 2017 Contemporary Forum Artists’ Grants Recipien... (View more)

Weekly Mindfulness Session

Aug 2, 2018, 12pm Aug 9, 2018, 12pm 2 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 occu... (View more)

Make It!

Jul 28, 2018, 10:30am
Free for Museum Members Included with general admission 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.  Saturday, July 28, 10 am-2 pm Create patterns and shapes from text with Christopher Jagmin, whose work is on view in the 2017 Contemporary Forum Artists’ Grants Recipients exhibition until November 4, 2018  BUY TICKETS     BECOME A MEMBER   Image: Christop... (View more)

Make It!

Jul 25, 2018, 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.  This event is open to the public during Wednesday voluntary donation admission hours (3–9 pm). Wednesday, July 25, 3:30 pm-7:30 pm Explore composition and the new exhibition Rauschenberg and Johns: The Blurring of Art and Life with printmaker and interdisciplinary artist Estrella Peyton.    Image: Robert Rauschenberg, Poster for Dayton's G... (View more)

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