Weekly Mindfulness Session

May 31, 2018, 12pm Jun 7, 2018, 12pm 12 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!: Positive and Negative Papercuts

May 30, 2018, 3:30pm
Rediscover Carlos Amorales’ Black Cloud! Gather inspiration from the installation’s 25,000 black paper moths and butterflies of 30 different species. Experiment with positive and negative space alongside Phoenix-based artist Dani Godreau as you create your own artwork using a variety of paper cutting methods including the Japanese Notan technique. About the Teaching Artist Dani Godreau is a Phoenix-based artist who explores women’s traditional crafts and domestic duties through paper cutting. Her work stretches the definition of drawing by creating line and form through incisions and shadow while paying homage to the global tradition of paper cutting as an art form and valorizing devalued women’s labor. Dani graduated from Flori... (View more)

Teen Art Council Applications Due

May 31, 2018, 5pm
Join the Teen Art Council!  For teens, by teens. Applications are due on May 31, 2018. Teen Art Council is a paid arts leadership opportunity for high school students who: collaborate to build a safe space where teens can connect to art, inspire each other, and contribute to a creative community act as ambassadors for Phoenix Art Museum and represent their peers within the Museum meet artists, museum staff, and other creative people explore art and museum careers Each program year, 15 students from all over the Valley represent the perspective of their peers. To be eligible, you must: be able to attend weekly meetings (on Wednesday evenings, 5-7 pm) and events such as Teen Night and #Unt... (View more)

Outside the Box, Inside the Screen: Student Short Films

Jun 1, 2018, 7pm
Join us for a selection of short films created by teenage filmmakers in response to the upcoming exhibition, To Be Thirteen: Photographs and Video by Betsy Schneider. As the portraits and video of 250 13-year-olds who participated in Schneider’s project demonstrate, there is a vast range of experiences that make up what it means to be 13 (or any age). Young filmmakers explore themes of time, memory, and transition in a variety of genres and cinematic effects.     This event is organized by Teen Art Council.  Teen programs are made possible through the generosity of Thunderbirds Charities, the Craig R. and Barbara M. Barrett Foundation, APS, the Alice and Jim Bazlen and Jane A. Lehman Foundation, and John and Erin... (View more)

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