Arts For Life Blog

Hosting a Table at Rise & Shine

June 11, 2019 | By Rachel Zink

All About Table Hosting! Thank you for considering hosting a table at our Rise & Shine breakfast on Thursday, September 26. 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 battling illness and disability. Our breakfast is […]

Rise & Shine! in Winston-Salem

| By Rachel Zink

Thursday, September 26, 2019Forsyth Country Club 7:30AM – Check in & Breakfast is Served 8:15 – 9:00AM – Speaker’s Program RSVP by Friday, September 20 Interested in Sponsoring or serving as a Table Host?Contact us for details. Can’t make it on September 26, but still want to help bring creativity and color to kids in […]

Rise & SHINE! in Durham

June 4, 2019 | By Rachel Zink

Sunday, September 29 Join us for a late BRUNCH this year! from 1:00 – 2:30PM at St. Mary’s School in Raleigh RSVP Here Today! Interested in serving as a Table Host or Sponsoring Rise & Shine? Contact us today! Can’t make it on September 29, but still want to help bring creativity and color to kids […]

Now Hiring! Part-time Art Teacher in Charlotte

May 29, 2019 | By Rachel Zink

Arts For Life and Levine Children’s Hospital in Charlotte, NC, are looking for a stellar Art Teacher to join the staff team, teaching art lessons to pediatric patients battling cancer and blood disease for 20 hours per week. The ideal candidate: Has a lot of experience (at least 3 years) teaching art, in a wide […]

NOW HIRING! Business & Operations Manager, Art Well Kits

May 21, 2019 | By Rachel Zink

FULL-TIME, BENEFITS ELIGIBLESalary range $40,000 – 55,000 Job Description Arts For Life is seeking an experienced Business & Operations Manager to lead and oversee the work of Art Well Kits, an earned-revenue division of the nonprofit organization Arts For Life. The Business & Operations Manager will be responsible for establishing and growing successful sales relationships, […]

It’s Mother’s Day!

May 9, 2019 | By Rachel Zink

And we celebrate the moms in our life a little bit more on this day. Thank you for honoring a special mom in your life with a gift to help Arts For Life’s young artists, musicians, and poets. Download one of the cards below to print + mail or email to your mom(s) of choice! […]

One Mission: Better Together

April 4, 2019 | By Rachel Zink

We wanted you to know: One Mission: Better Together You know our mission: Arts For Life supports pediatric patients and their families through arts education and engagement. You know that by providing arts programs, patients’ lives are enriched, their minds and spirits are nurtured, and healthcare experiences become more positive for children and their families. […]

We Teach Dinosaurs Too!

March 29, 2019 | By Annie Rogers

Sometimes we have children at our tables who don’t want to do art or who don’t think they are “artists”. Five-year old, Sylas is one of those. He spends a lot of time at Brenner Children’s Hospital while his little brother, Wyatt is in treatment for cancer. One of Sylas’ duties as big brother is […]

Once Upon a Time: Paper, Paint, and the Art of Story

March 11, 2019 | By Annie Rogers

Celebrating the artwork of young patients in Arts For Life programs at Brenner Children’s Hospital. On display at SECCA // Southeastern Center For Contemporary Art April 25th-May 12th, 2019 Opening Reception: Thursday, April 25, 2019,  5-8 pm View and share the Facebook Event HERE. Books transport us to a magical world where anything is possible […]


| By Annie Rogers

    Celebrating the artwork of young artists in Arts For Life programs at Mission Children’s Hospital. On display at Grovewood Gallery April 6th-28th Opening Reception: Saturday, April 6th, 2-5pm View and Share the Facebook Event       When kids make art, they tell stories. Over and over, spontaneously and unprompted, they paint, draw, […]