News and Noteworthy

Adventure Starts a Research Scientist on the Path to Arts For Life

July 1, 2019 | By Rachel Zink

The path that led our new board member, Doris Rouse PhD, began with an amazing adventure. When Doris graduated from Duke University with a degree in Chemistry, she joined the Peace Corps and left everything familiar to teach science in Tugbake, a small, remote village in Liberia. She fell in love with the children and […]

Rise & Shine! in Winston-Salem

Thursday, September 26 7:30-9:00 AM

Thursday, September 26, 2019Forsyth Country Club 7:30AM – Check in & Breakfast is Served 8:15 – 9:00AM – Speaker’s Program RSVP by Friday, September 20 Interested in Sponsoring or serving as a Table Host?Contact us for details. Can’t make it on September 26, but still want to help bring creativity and color to kids in […]

Rise & SHINE! in Durham

Sunday, Sept 29 1:00-2:30PM

Sunday, September 29 Join us for a late BRUNCH this year! from 1:00 – 2:30PM at St. Mary’s School in Raleigh RSVP Here Today! Interested in serving as a Table Host or Sponsoring Rise & Shine? Contact us today! Can’t make it on September 29, but still want to help bring creativity and color to kids […]

One Mission: Better Together

April 4, 2019 | By Rachel Zink

We wanted you to know: One Mission: Better Together You know our mission: Arts For Life supports pediatric patients and their families through arts education and engagement. You know that by providing arts programs, patients’ lives are enriched, their minds and spirits are nurtured, and healthcare experiences become more positive for children and their families. […]

Once Upon a Time: Paper, Paint, and the Art of Story

Thursday, April 25 5:00-8:00PM

Celebrating the artwork of young patients in Arts For Life programs at Brenner Children’s Hospital. On display at SECCA // Southeastern Center For Contemporary Art April 25th-May 12th, 2019 Opening Reception: Thursday, April 25, 2019,  5-8 pm View and share the Facebook Event HERE. Books transport us to a magical world where anything is possible […]

ALL TOGETHER NOW

Saturday, April 6 2:00-5:00PM

    Celebrating the artwork of young artists in Arts For Life programs at Mission Children’s Hospital. On display at Grovewood Gallery April 6th-28th Opening Reception: Saturday, April 6th, 2-5pm View and Share the Facebook Event       When kids make art, they tell stories. Over and over, spontaneously and unprompted, they paint, draw, […]

Spring Awakening Art Show

Saturday, April 7

Asheville’s Grovewood Gallery to Host Spring Awakening, a Pediatric Patients’ Exhibition to Benefit Arts For Life Exhibit Dates: April 7 – April 23, 2018 Opening Reception: April 7 from 2 – 5pm From April 7 through 23, Grovewood Gallery in Asheville will host Spring Awakening, a pediatric patients’ exhibition to benefit Arts For Life, an […]

The Heartbeat Sessions

December 1, 2017 | 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, […]

Now Hiring! for a Program Assistant in Asheville

November 13, 2017 | By Rachel Zink

Arts For Life Asheville is seeking candidates for a new Program Assistant position at Mission Children’s Hospital. This is a regular staff position for 15 hours a week, with a pay rate of $14 per hour. The Program Assistant will primarily teach the arts to patients and their family members at both the Pediatric Inpatient […]

#getcreative #givecreative

September 22, 2017 | By Rachel Zink

Calling All Movers, Shakers, Makers & Creatives! WHAT: #getcreative #givecreative 2017 Campaign WHEN: Nov. 2-3, 2017 WHY: To amplify Arts For Life’s mission through social media and raise much-needed funds HOW: With your help! At Arts For Life, we believe that ART IS FOR EVERYONE. Art is for the patients and families in our hospitals. […]