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Inspiring Courage Through Creativity

Arts For Life is a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting pediatric patients and families through arts education and engagement. By providing educational arts 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 communities across North Carolina.

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Artist Spotlight

For Cordelia, Uriah, Jesse, and so many more…

              Thank you for making a gift to our Inspiration Fund, and filling so many children’s worlds with COLOR! Your donation will be put right to work, bringing creativity, discovery and joy into children’s hospitals and clinics to help kids and families along their medical journeys.       […]

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Rise & SHINE! in Winston-Salem

Thursday, March 15 | 7:30-9:00 AM

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The Heartbeat Sessions

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Now Hiring! 2018 Artist Fellow in Asheville

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