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Healing Through the Arts
Thu, May 4, 2017, 7:00 PM – Sat, May 6, 2017, 12:00 PM EDT
This series of free workshops invites surivors of sexual assault to explore the use of art as a method of healing and self-care. Participants will experiment with a new meduim in each workshop, and consider the role of women, craft, and personal care in today's world.
April 6, 2017 - Light boxes and Enlightenment - In this workshop participants will reinvent landscapes and places using paper and light in oder to reveal the layers of our memories and events.
May 4 and 6, 2017 - Earth art and Exploration - In this two day workshop participants will plan and create an eco-art installation in a local forest in order to re-root ourselves in the spaces around us, and consider our relationship with the environment.
June 1, 2017 - Embroidery as Healing - In this workshop participants will work with a medium trationally reserved for women in the home, and consider its ability to be used outside of this realm in order to expose and challenge traditional gender based roles and spaces in society.
No experience necessary, all supplies are provided. Donations welcome.