Arts For Life Blog


Rise & SHINE! in Winston-Salem

February 8, 2017 | By Rachel Zink

Register Today! or call (828) 772-5339 to save your seat. Can’t make it on April 6 but still want to help bring creativity and color to kids at Brenner Children’s Hospital? Make a gift online today.  Interested in Sponsoring or serving as a Table Host? Learn more by contacting Mary Margaret Fulk for details.


The Heartbeat Sessions

December 22, 2016 | By Annie Rogers

The Heartbeat Sessions are a growing collection of musical recordings, highlighting the collaboration between young patients and music professionals in the Asheville community. Each session involves incorporating a digital recording of a pediatric patient’s heartbeat into a song selected or created by the patient and their family. The song and the heartbeat are recorded together, […]

DOWNLOAD: Holiday Gift Printable

December 21, 2016 | By Rachel Zink

Thank you for honoring a special person in your life this holiday season! Click here to download your PRINTABLE gift notification. Here’s an EMAIL version, too. (Right-click the link to “Open Link in New Tab,” then “Save Image As” to download.) We’re so grateful that you’ve chosen to support patients and families in this special […]

Roll & Stroll: Double Your Impact!

December 20, 2016 | By Rachel Zink

Thank you for being a part of our 5th Annual Roll & Stroll! Please consider doubling (or tripling or quadrupling!) the difference you’ve made by sponsoring more art lessons for young patients and families at Brenner Children’s Hospital. $25 = 1 art lesson How many will YOU sponsor today?


Swing for the Kids!

December 6, 2016 | By Rachel Zink

Registration Now Open! Friday, April 28 at Falls Village Golf Course in Durham 8:00AM – 3:00PM Swing for the Kids is a premier charity golf tournament supporting Arts For Life. Now in its second year, this event is shaping up to be even bigger and better than last year (and last year was a huge success!). This exciting […]


5th Annual Roll & Stroll

November 7, 2016 | By Rachel Zink

Had your picture taken with Santa & Mrs. Claus? Find and download your complimentary portrait* here! You can find your Gallery # on the slip of paper you received at the Roll & Stroll. *The free download is great for sharing online or printing a 4×6″ print. You’ll also have the opportunity to purchase larger […]

October is the time to IMAGINE

November 1, 2016 | By Annie Rogers

“Imagination will take you everywhere.”  -Albert Einstein Fall is upon us, and with it, the final leg of our 2016 Artist’s Journey. We spent the first part of the year REFLECTing in the cozy winter months, then CONNECTing with our peers and communities in the Spring. All summer long, we  EXPLOREd, and now we’re using […]

American Masterpieces Meet Bedside Studios

| By Annie Rogers

Have you ever left an art museum brimming with excitement, inspiration, and an overwhelming since of creative urgency? THAT is the feeling that inspired Museum on the Move, a collaboration between Arts For Life Winston Salem and the Reynolda House Museum of American Art. Beginning this spring, Arts For Life students and their families staying […]


Lesson: Metallic Marbleized Masks

October 31, 2016 | By Annie Rogers

This lesson involves one of our all-time favorite art processes here at Arts For Life — marbleizing with shaving cream.  From our youngest artists to our teenagers, this lesson engages them all. Best of all, the supply list is easy on the wallet. So dig out the food coloring and that old cheap bottle of […]