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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 […]

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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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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 […]

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?

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“Made In House” Art Show and Opening Reception

October 28, 2016 | By Annie Rogers

What: “Made In House” Opening Reception to celebrate newly installed permanent artwork on display at Mission Children’s Reuter Outpatient Center. Who: Mission patients, family members, volunteers, and staff; Open to the Public Where: Reuter Outpatient Center, 11 Vanderbilt Park Drive, Asheville, NC 28803 Arts For Life invites patients, family members, Mission staff and volunteers, as […]

Reflection on an Arts For Life Summer Internship

August 31, 2016 | By Annie Rogers

This week, in each of our chapters across the state, we are saying “so long” to our summer interns. The end of the summer is always bittersweet. 12 weeks – the length of time summer interns commit – goes by in a blink, so packed are their 16 weekly hours with teaching,  planning, community outreach, […]

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Hosting a Table at Rise & Shine

August 16, 2016 | By Rachel Zink

All About Table Hosting! Thank you for considering hosting a table at our Rise & Shine breakfast on Thursday, April 6. 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 Brenner Children’s Hospital. Our […]