Arts For Life Blog

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M E E T: Hayley

July 21, 2017 | By Annie Rogers

Hayley Briggs, age 14 Arts For Life Artist at Mission Children’s Hospital Has known about Arts For Life: Since this morning — today was my first visit to the art table! What is your favorite kind of art to make? Clay and Play Doh. How do you “get creative?” By my mind — you have […]

Clothespin Sharks by Chastity, age 12

C R E A T E: Clothespin Sharks

| By Annie Rogers

Who knew clothespins could be so much fun?! In this whimsical little lesson, a simple clothespin is transformed into a ferocious (or friendly) chomping shark! Goals To create an interactive puppet using simple, everyday materials (clothespin) To play with overlapping and animation, incorporating a little surprise fish into the art project Vocabulary Overlapping: to extend […]

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

May 22, 2017 | By Rachel Zink

              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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Paint Palette Challenge

April 18, 2017 | By Rachel Zink

  Enjoy Art & Do Good for Charlotte’s Young Patients & Families! Charlotte artists will be making their mark at the upcoming “First Friday” Gallery Crawl in the South End.  They are supporting a local charity, Arts For Life, by contributing paintings to a community art event hosted by Holt School of Fine Art, in […]

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Hosting a Table at Rise & Shine

April 11, 2017 | By Rachel Zink

All About Table Hosting! Thank you for considering hosting a table at our Rise & Shine breakfast on Thursday, October 5. It’s a powerful, fun, and easy way for you to help bring the healing power of the arts to children who need it most: kids and teens in treatment at Levine Children’s Hospital. Our […]

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Rise & SHINE! in Charlotte

April 10, 2017 | By Rachel Zink

Save the Date! Thursday, October 5 Charlotte Country Club And SHARE about Rise & Shine on Facebook: To get involved, contact Rise & Shine Chair Christina Cottingham or Arts For Life Executive Director Rachel Zink. Learn more about Hosting a Table at Rise & Shine! Interested in Sponsoring Rise & Shine? More info here. Make […]

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Hosting a Table at Rise & Shine

March 1, 2017 | By Rachel Zink

All About Table Hosting! Thank you for considering hosting a table at our Rise & Shine breakfast on Thursday, April 20. It’s a powerful, fun, and easy way for you to help bring the healing power of the arts to children who need it most: kids and teens in treatment at Mission Children’s Hospital. Our […]

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Rise & SHINE! in Asheville

February 28, 2017 | By Rachel Zink

REGISTER to save your seat now! It’s free to attend Rise & Shine; opportunities to support Arts For Life will be shared at the event. Can’t make it on April 20 but still want to help bring creativity and color to kids at Mission Children’s Hospital? Make a gift online today.  Interested in Sponsoring or […]