Weekly Mindfulness Session

Sep 20, 2018, 12pm Oct 4, 2018, 12pm 9 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!

Sep 26, 2018, 3:30pm Sep 29, 2018, 10am
Make It! occurs twice a month. Wednesday session is open to the public during Pay-What-You-Wish Wednesdays; Saturday session is free for Members and included in 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 art-making technique, and a chance to explore new materials, perspectives, and ways of connecting with art. Wednesday, September 26  |   3:30-7:30 pm Practice drawing from live models and still life arrangements with Antoinette Cauley in Katz Wing for Contemporary Art. ... (View more)

Slow Art and Mindfulness

Sep 27, 2018, 12pm Oct 25, 2018, 12pm 1 More Engagement(s) Available
noon - 12:45 pm Free for Members Included with 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 studies show the practice of mindfulness can relieve anxiety, depression, pain,... (View more)

Arts Integration & Appetizers 2018

Oct 3, 2018, 5:30pm Nov 7, 2018, 5:30pm 1 More Engagement(s) Available
Free for members/$10 for non-Members A Wednesday evening professional development series for educators. Open to all educators, no art background required. Discover techniques for integrating art into your classroom learning, hear from local arts professionals, enjoy special tours of Museum exhibitions, and network while enjoying hands-on learning in a fun, casual atmosphere (with snacks!).   Programs are the first Wednesday of each month (September-May), 5:30 to 7:30pm.    October 3, 2018 November 7, 2018 December 5, 2018 February 6, 2019 March 6, 2019 April 3, 2019 May 1, 2019   Ticket includes resources, appetizers & Museum admission. Space is limited.   Special... (View more)

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