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Endicott College Expressive Therapies Symposium

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Walter J. Manninen Center for the Arts

Endicott College

376 Hale Street

Beverly, MA 01915

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Join us for the first Endicott College Expressive Therapies Symposium.

This full day event will focus on the theme of Expressive Therapies and Traditional Chinese Medicine, Arts, and Culture. Participants will engage in hands on workshops and lectures with experts in the fields of Chinese Medicine and Creative Arts Therapies. The day will include a keynote lecture, gallery talk, open arts activities, breakout workshops, and lunch.

The International Expressive Arts Therapy Association (IEATA) regional meeting will take place after the conclusion of the symposium.


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8:30-9:00 am: REGISTRATION

9:00 – 9:15 am: OPENING REMARKS

9:15 - 10:15 am: KEYNOTE PRESENTATION

Shaun McNiff, University Professor, Lesley University, PhD

"East West Convergence on How Art Heals: China’s Many Contributions"

FREE ADMISSION TO KEYNOTE ONLY. If you only plan to attend the keynote click here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/expressive-therapies-symposium-free-keynote-presentation

TICKETS MUST BE PURCHASED TO ATTEND THE FULL DAY SYMPOSIUM


10:30-11:45 am: MORNING BREAKOUT SESSIONS

Ms. Chunhong Wang, Founder of Dimensional Art Dance

"Yin and Yang Energy: The Color and Shape of Working with Diagnosis"

Dr. Mitchell Kossak, PhD, REAT, LMHC

"Five Elements and Expressive Arts: An Ayurveda Perspective"

Dr. Jane Ferris Richards, EdD, ATR-BC, RPT-S

Gabriel Richardson, MFA Candidate

"Art as a Heart Print: Chinese Painting Traditions and Contemporary Monotype for Art Therapy Practice"

11:45 am-12:00 pm: BREAK | ART ACTIVITIES

- Book Vendor Table (featuring publications by the workshop presenters)

- Portable Altars "Create a portable sacred space using objects from the Chinese 5 Element Theory. designed by Artist Tattfoo Tan."

-Group Mandala


12:00-1:00 pm: LUNCH


1:00-1:45 pm: GALLERY TALK

Ms. Chunhong Wang

"Ink Painting as the Topographic Map of the Mind"

1:45-3:15 pm: AFTERNOON SESSION

Shifu Zhou Xuan Yun

"Daoism and Traditional Chinese Medicine"

3:15 – 3:30 pm: CLOSING CEREMONY

4:30-6:30 pm: IEATA Regional Meeting: Open to IEATA members and those interested in joining IEATA (+ $10 cost cash)

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LODGING

Please contact the Wiley Inn and Conference Center at Endicott College for a special rate. Be sure to mention the Expressive Therapies Symposium. wyliecenter.com | 866.333.0859

QUESTIONS?

Krystal Demaine, PhD, MT-BC, REAT, Symposium Coordinator | kdemaine@endicott.edu | 978.232.2421

SPONSORS

This symposium is made possible by the following sponsors: The Van Otterloo Family Foundation, Endicott College, and International Expressive Arts Therapy Association.


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