News and Noteworthy

Lesson: Pastel Resist Bugs

April 27, 2016 | By Rachel Zink

With our December theme, Gifts, Giving, and Holiday Celebrations, and lessons like this one, our Arts For Life teachers are helping kids and families celebrate the generosity, hope, and joy they see around them in the hospital, and spread it through their wider communities.

Museum on the Move!

April 1, 2016 | By Rachel Zink

What: Museum on the Move Pop-Up Art Exhibit: artwork from pediatric patients at Brenner Children’s Hospital in Arts For Life’s educational art programs, inspired by art in the permanent collection at Reynolda House Museum of American Art Who: Open to the public When: Thursday, April 21st from 5 – 7 pm Where: 3 Downtown Locations […]

When Student Becomes Teacher: The Art of Inspiring a Lesson Plan

| By Rachel Zink

Behind every unique, vibrant, inspiring piece of Arts For Life artwork… there is a unique, beautiful, inspiring artist. And a teacher who has coached, challenged, and encouraged that artist.   And behind each Arts For Life teacher, guiding and providing structure, is a curriculum full of unique, engaging, educational lesson plans. An excellent lesson plan […]

Lesson: Tie-Dye Mini Portraits

| By Rachel Zink

With our December theme, Gifts, Giving, and Holiday Celebrations, and lessons like this one, our Arts For Life teachers are helping kids and families celebrate the generosity, hope, and joy they see around them in the hospital, and spread it through their wider communities.

Lesson: Reflective 3D Portrait

February 29, 2016 | By Rachel Zink

With our December theme, Gifts, Giving, and Holiday Celebrations, and lessons like this one, our Arts For Life teachers are helping kids and families celebrate the generosity, hope, and joy they see around them in the hospital, and spread it through their wider communities.

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Make a “heARTfelt” Difference

February 19, 2016 | By Rachel Zink

We invite you to be a member of our heARTfelt Monthly Giving Club! As a heARTfelt Club Member, you’re pledging a monthly recurring gift, so that Colby, Nykee, Haley, and thousands more kids can count on Arts For Life: every time they visit their doctor, stay overnight at the hospital, or need a creative pick-me-up. […]

Calla’s Hit Radio Show

January 15, 2016 | By Rachel Zink

This hit episode of the Arts For Life Radio show is very special, because it features the great singer & ukulele player Calla! This is our 18th episode, and also marks the one-year anniversary of Arts For Life Radio! It’s been a series of wild successes, and we can’t wait to hear the great episodes […]

Tree Box

Lesson: Tree Box

December 20, 2015 | By Rachel Zink

With our December theme, Gifts, Giving, and Holiday Celebrations, and lessons like this one, our Arts For Life teachers are helping kids and families celebrate the generosity, hope, and joy they see around them in the hospital, and spread it through their wider communities.

Giving Tuesday

Mark Your Calendars for #GivingTuesday!

November 30, 2015 | By Rachel Zink

#GivingTuesday is just around the corner: December 1st. We’re excited to take part in this global day of giving for the third year in a row, and we hope you’ll take part, too! How? Glad you asked!