Arts For Life Blog

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 […]

Duke Hospital Auxiliary Sponsors Kids at Heart

September 14, 2020 | By Snee Howard

  Many thanks to our Kids At Heart 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 […]

Kids at Heart

August 18, 2020 | By Rachel Zink

Donate Now! Learn more about our Kids at Heart Society! Join us ONLINE to celebrate and support the creativity of our inspiring young patients.   Our 30-minute program will be broadcast webinar-style – you’ll see us but we won’t see you! If you’d like to celebrate the evening by connecting with others, please consider serving as […]

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 […]

Announcing: Arts For Life Anywhere

May 13, 2020 | By Rachel Zink

Creativity is never cancelled! We are very excited to share with you Arts For Life Anywhere – our new online hub for creative resources, so you can do art and music anywhere and everywhere. We’ve just launched it – so we’re adding new things every day. Sign up for our email list to get a […]

Virtual Gratitude Gathering

April 17, 2020 | By Rachel Zink

You’re such a great friend to Arts For Life, we want to celebrate YOU and share with you the music, art, and stories of what you make possible. While we’d love to gather in real life, that’s not possible right now – but we won’t let that stop us from gathering together! This party is […]

Rise & SHINE! in Charlotte

February 26, 2020 | By Rachel Zink

Due to COVID-19, Rise & Shine CLT 2020 has been canceled Co-chaired by: Jessica Schwartz & Emily Hull 8:30AM – Check in & Breakfast is Served 9:15 – 10:00AM – Speaker’s Program Learn more about Hosting a Table at Rise & Shine! Interested in Sponsoring Rise & Shine? More info here. Questions? Email us. Thank […]