A painting made of different geometric shapes in pastel colors

Ruth Root, Untitled, 2003, Carnegie Museum of Art

Self-Care Sunday

It’s important to slow down and take time for self-care, and art can be the perfect entry to a moment of rest.

Empathy Meditation with Sam Gilliam’s Day Tripper

Engage with this guided meditation focused on empathy paired with Sam Gilliam’s Day Tripper. Follow along with the audio or text below. Step-by-Step Meditation on Empathy Listen to empathy meditation: audio element. Take a few moments to look at the painting noting the various colors that meld and flow in and out of one another. … Continued

Meditate with Mondrian

Enjoy this guided meditation focused on visualizing nature paired with Mondrian’s Trees. Follow along with the audio or text below. Step-by-Step Meditation with Mondrian Listen to tree visualization: audio element. Find a comfortable seated or standing position with your feet flat on the floor. Observe the painting for a few moments focusing on the lines … Continued

Meditate on Stillness with Giorgio Morandi

Take a moment to explore stillness with this guided meditation paired with Giorgio Morandi’s Still Life. Follow along with audio or the text below. Step-by-Step Meditation on Stillness Listen to meditation on stillness: audio element. Sit in a comfortable position. Observe the objects in the painting, allowing their stillness and tranquility to wash over you. … Continued

Visualizing Nature with Cézanne

Enjoy this guided meditation focused on visualizing nature paired with Cézanne’s Landscape Near Aix, The Plain of the Arc River. Follow along with audio or the text below. Step-by-Step Meditation on Visualizing Nature Listen to visualizing nature meditation: Your browser does not support the audio element. Take time to study the image. Close your eyes … Continued

Meditation on Sound and Breath

Enjoy this guided meditation focused on sound and breath paired with Monet’s The Sea at Le Havre. Follow along with audio or the text below. Step-by-Step Meditation on Sound and Breath Listen to sound and breath meditation: Your browser does not support the audio element. Look at this painting and take five breaths. Imagine the … Continued