Mindfulness Session

Sep 19, 2019, 12pm Oct 3, 2019, 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 occurs, t... (View more)

Slow Art

Sep 26, 2019, 12pm Oct 24, 2019, 12pm 1 More Engagement(s) Available
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

Sep 18, 2019, 6pm Oct 16, 2019, 6pm 1 More Engagement(s) Available
Open to teens ages 13-18. All skill levels welcome.   Join us for a teen-led workshop that explores art through a blend of music, food, making, and writing. Each version of this event is different and features its own mix of creative connections to art on view.   Here’s a breakdown of similar events we’ve hosted in the past, to give you an idea of the possibilities:   -pop-up runway + smorgasbord of fabric + avant-garde fashion   -coffee + Islamic art + coloring in the garden   -screenprinting + abstract art + chill acoustic music   -poetry scavenger hunt + open mic + coffee   Follow @phxart on social media to stay up to date on the details and for a... (View more)

Make It!

Sep 18, 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. In celebration of Hispanic Heritage month, please join us in an in-gallery sketching Make It! alongside Phoenix based artist ST.Theory. Practice drawing from a live model and become inspired by our Mexican Photographers, Mexican Views exhibition. Image credit: ... (View more)

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