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The Art of Stillness Weekend


Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity


Discover, practice, share and taste The Art of Stillness through conversations with world-renowned artists, neuroscientists, and Indigenous thinkers, all exploring the role of stillness in a distracted and ever-accelerating world across this multi-event weekend. Crowfoot Media will be supporting The Art of Stillness through featured web content.


Photo by Jessica Wittman

Photo by Jessica Wittman

Step away from the pace of everyday life and explore the art of stillness across a weekend featuring a conversation with Pico Iyer, a performance of “Music for Heart and Breath” by Arcade Fire’s Richard Reed Parry, slow suppers, library listening gatherings and facilitated walks.


Includes access to the opening reception, one ticket to Pico Iyer’s Art of Stillness talk and the new performance of Richard Reed Parry’s Music for Heart and Breath. Also provides access to a panel discussion with Christopher House, Richard Reed Parry and Diane Borsato, and your choice of lectures and activities including deep listening sessions, yin yoga, slow walks, tea ceremonies, shinrin-yoku, and library listening sessions.

Pica Iyer, The Banff Centre, 2016

Pica Iyer, The Banff Centre, 2016


Purchase your Weekend Pass or Individual Event tickets online or by calling the Banff Centre Box Office at 1.800.413.8368.

The Art of Stillness Weekend passholders can save up to 30% on regular summer room rates at Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity. Please mention Stillness when making your reservation, by calling 1.800.884.7574.


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