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Duke Hospital Auxiliary Sponsors Kids at Heart

September 17, 2021 | By Snee Howard

  Many thanks to our Kids At Heart GOLDEN GLITTER sponsor, Duke Hospital Auxiliary. Duke Hospital Auxiliary supports hospital programs through volunteer hours and financial support with particular emphasis on patient and family needs that raise the level of patient care and comfort—including Arts For Life at Duke Children’s Hospital. Arts For Life is grateful […]

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NOW HIRING! Development Coordinator

August 19, 2021 | By Snee Howard

Arts For Life is currently seeking a Development Coordinator to support the Executive Director’s implementation of Arts For Life’s overall development strategy. About the Organization Arts For Life (AFL) is dedicated to supporting pediatric patients and families through arts education and engagement. By providing educational arts programs, AFL enriches patients’ lives, nurtures their minds and […]

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Job Openings

August 16, 2021 | By Snee Howard

Arts For Life is currently seeking applicants for the following position. Development Coordinator We Believe in Diversity Inclusion is a core value of Arts For Life. In our hospital and clinic programs, we practice the idea that everyone is welcome at the art table, and that carries over to our workspace and hiring process. We are […]

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Program Director Position

| By Snee Howard

We are no longer accepting applications for this position. Arts For Life is currently seeking a Program Director for our Asheville, NC chapter serving Mission Children’s Hospital. About the Organization Arts For Life (AFL) is dedicated to supporting pediatric patients and families through arts education and engagement. By providing educational arts programs, AFL enriches patients’ […]

Arts For Life names new Executive Director

February 18, 2021 | By Snee Howard

Arts For Life is happy to announce Katharine Phlegar Broughton as our next Executive Director. She will officially step into the role on March 15, 2021 but has been with Arts For Life since 2016, serving as the Program Coordinator in the Durham Chapter at Duke Children’s Hospital and Health Center. In that role, Katharine […]

DOWNLOAD: Holiday Gift Printable

December 21, 2020 | 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 […]

Welcome to our Newest Board Members!

October 14, 2020 | By Snee Howard

Mary Edith AlexanderCharlotte Mary Edith Alexander has been with the Bank of America Art Collection since 2004, curating exhibitions for the bank’s Art in Our Communities program and providing curatorial support for projects in the bank’s real estate portfolio. Trained as a studio artist, Mary Edith received her undergraduate Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Painting […]

Kids at Heart

August 18, 2020 | By Rachel Zink

Registration details for Kids at Heart 2021 coming soon! Check out our 2020 event below: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VG6d7UJ4oKU Donate Now! Learn more about our multi-year giving club, the Kids at Heart Society! RSVP Here to join us on Thursday, 9/23 Join us online to support our inspiring young patients through creativity and the arts. Our 30-minute program […]

The Arts For Life Guide to Art Materials

June 3, 2020 | By Annie Rogers

Paper You’ll want to use paper that is made for whatever art material you are using on it. An inexpensive sketch pad is a great place to start.  Watercolor paper is thick so it will be stable when it gets wet. Typically, it has a “toothy” or rough texture in order to ‘hold’ the paint […]