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Inspiring Courage Through Creativity

Arts For Life is a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting people facing serious illnesses and disabilities. By providing educational art programs, we enrich patients’ lives, nurture their minds and spirits, and encourage positive healthcare experiences for children and their families. Arts For Life helps children in four cities across North Carolina.

Artist Spotlight

Three-Year-Old Mia’s Take on the “Wizard of Oz”

Mia made a movie, and we’re excited to share it with you! She crafted all the characters, designed the sets, and “directed” this stop-motion movie – with a little help from her digital art teachers, Jenna and Sukhu, and another Arts For Life artist, seventeen-year-old patient Nathan.   Thanks to you, this bit of movie […]

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Local Color! in Durham

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Finger Puppets

September is Creatures + Wearables Month!

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Book Page Flower Pin

Lesson: Book Page Flower Pins

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