Arts For Life Blog

Talkin’ Bout a Heartbeat Session

November 16, 2022 | By Snee Howard

When Sarah Hope organized an Arts For Life fundraiser and recruited colleagues to volunteer to help pack art kits in 2014, she was captivated by the energy and passion of the staff and board. Then, in 2015, she gave birth to Solomon who spent his first 106 days in the NICU. “We knew, given his […]

Grateful for the support of the Genesis Inspiration Foundation!

November 2, 2022 | By Snee Howard

Arts For Life is so grateful to the Genesis Inspiration Foundation for their support of Arts For Life and the young artists we serve! The Genesis Inspiration Foundation celebrates “the creative force in each child that will catapult their lives” and recognizes the importance of creativity and the arts for the well-being of children and […]

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Job Openings

October 6, 2022 | By Snee Howard

Arts For Life is not hiring at this time. 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 an equal opportunity employer and we do not […]

Arts For Life welcomes new Charlotte Program Director

August 2, 2022 | By Snee Howard

Olivia Chisholm Program Director Levine Children’s Hospital, Charlotte Olivia joins Arts For Life with 10 years of prior experience in healthcare. From Occupational Therapy, to working with spaces such as Microsoft, The Bechtler Museum of Modern Art, The Apollo Theater, and more, Olivia bridges the two worlds of inclusion and accessibility with artistic expression and […]

Arts For Life’s State of the Arts

| By Snee Howard

A video update on all of the incredible things that are happening across all of our Arts For Life chapters. Enjoy this seven-minute video that will give you a glimpse into the state of the arts…

Hosting a Table at Rise & Shine Asheville

July 1, 2022 | By Snee Howard

All About Table Hosting Thank you for considering hosting a table at our Rise & Shine breakfast on Thursday, October 13th in Asheville. It’s a powerful, fun, and easy way for you to help bring the healing power of the arts to children and families in the hospital in our community. Our breakfast is a […]

An unFOREgettable day!

| By Snee Howard

Arts For Life’s 5th Annual golf tournament, Swing For The Kids, was an incredible success! In spite of the ever-present threat of storms, sunshine and smiles won the day. 112 golfers and friends came together for an exciting, fun-filled day on the green — complete with a putting contest, fabulous raffle prizes, friendly competition and […]

Rise & SHINE! in Charlotte

| By Snee Howard

Join us for Rise and Shine in Charlotte! Thursday, October 20th, 8:30 to 10:00 am Thursday, October 20th 8:30-10:00AM Carmel Country Club 4735 Carmel Road Charlotte, North Carolina 28226 8:30 am – Check in & Breakfast is Served 9:15 am – Program begins Rise & Shine is Arts For Life’s annual breakfast benefit gathering, featuring […]

Hosting a Table at Rise & Shine Charlotte

| By Snee Howard

All About Table Hosting Thank you for considering hosting a table at our Rise & Shine breakfast on Thursday, October 20th in Charlotte. It’s a powerful, fun, and easy way for you to help bring the healing power of the arts to children and families in the hospital in our community. Our breakfast is a […]

Rise & SHINE! in Asheville

June 30, 2022 | By Snee Howard

Join us for Rise and Shine in Asheville! Co-chaired by Virginia Gajewski and Gregor Pickral Thursday, October 13, 8:30 to 10:00 am Thursday, October 13 8:30-10:00AM Highland Brewing Company Event Center 12 Old Charlotte Highway, Suite 200 Asheville, North Carolina 28803 8:30 am – Check in & Breakfast is Served 9:15 am – Program begins […]