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Syrian children drawings are brought to Edinburgh - Edinburgh Evening News

A few months ago I published a post on the wonderful mural created by artists in Damascus on the wall near a school in the heart of the city. 142 more words

The Work Of Outsider Artist Judith Scott Sheds Beautiful Light On Living With Disabilities

This beautiful photo of a water lily makes me think of artist Judith Scott. Born with Downs syndrome and deaf, she created an incredible body of work during her lifetime.  99 more words

Challenging and beautiful: how art can be a safe place to be scared

When I walked into Divergence, the current exhibition at Joan Hisaoka Healing Arts Gallery, I actually felt something akin to fear. My first thought was, ‘I love this, but I can’t write about it.’ 929 more words

Therapeutic Museum

Teaching and Learning in Edmonton, October 2014 | Art Hives

One of the important themes I have been following in this blog has been the importance of the arts in the life of the community. I often feel that many communities in Canada and Australia, in particular, have done a better job of integrating the arts into the life of the community than we have in the United States. 68 more words

Art/Science Partnership: Important Innovations in Wellness and Healthcare

In today’s post I am not including a link to someone else’s thoughts but writing about the innovations and developments that spurred me to start this blog. 402 more words

Research Shows that Creative Aging is Healthy Aging | Engage Blog

If you don’t know the Engage people, you should read their blog and get to know about the senior housing for retired artists and the arts programs they offer in a growing number of affordable assisted living communities in Southern California. 49 more words

Local vet brings music therapy for veterans to Nashville - WKRN News 2

One of the things that has impressed me as I have been doing research on veterans and the arts is that so many veterans have taken the initiative in developing arts programs for their fellow veterans. 48 more words