Arts For Life Blog

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 […]

Swing for the Kids!

February 18, 2020 | By Rachel Zink

Notice: Due to COVID-19 concerns, Swing for the Kids has been cancelled. Please join us next year at Falls Village Golf Club in Durham Swing for the Kids is a premier charity golf tournament supporting Arts For Life. Now in its fifth year, this event is shaping up to be even bigger and better than last […]

Creed’s Story

October 29, 2019 | By Rachel Zink

Inspired to make art and music lessons possible for kids and teens like Creed? Donate here today. When Creed was first asked to come to the art table by an Arts For Life teacher, his mom didn’t think anything of it. Art was just not something that Creed was interested in. So, it took her […]