Arts For Life Blog

ALL TOGETHER NOW

March 11, 2019 | 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, […]

Hosting a Table at Rise & Shine

March 1, 2019 | By Rachel Zink

All About Table Hosting! Thank you for considering hosting a table at our Rise & Shine breakfast on Thursday, October 10 in Asheville. 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 […]

Rise & SHINE! in Charlotte

February 26, 2019 | By Rachel Zink

October 2020 Co-chaired by: Jessica Schwartz & Emily Hull REGISTRATION COMING SOON! 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 you to our generous 2019 Event […]

Hosting a Table at Rise & Shine Charlotte

| By Rachel Zink

All About Table Hosting! Thank you for considering hosting a table at our Rise & Shine breakfast on Thursday, October 17. 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: patients in treatment for illnesses and disabilities. Our breakfast is […]

Meet Highland & Mia

December 21, 2018 | By Rachel Zink

Highland and Mia don’t know each other, but they sure both know the Arts For Life art table. Highland, who is four, has been visiting the art table at the pediatric oncology clinic since she was diagnosed with Leukemia over two years ago. She is done with treatment now. Mia, who is eight, has been […]

C R E A T E: Lion, Tiger, and Bear Masks (oh my!)

July 27, 2018 | By Annie Rogers

It’s been a WILD month at our art tables. No, really…WILD is July’s theme! What better way to celebrate our wild side, than with these simple animal-inspired masks? Materials Colored, White, or Patterned Cardstock Simple Mask Template Scissors 1″ Hole Punch (or scissors) Glue Stick and Tacky Glue Paper strips: shorter (for manes/hair) and longer […]

M E E T: Garrett

| By Annie Rogers

            Garrett, age 6 Arts For Life Artist What’s something you’ve always dreamed about doing? EVERYTHING. I want to learn everything at school and do everything and work everything. Except the news, because I have to wear makeup on the news. What would your superpower be, if you could have […]

Hosting a Table at Rise & Shine Durham

July 5, 2018 | By Rachel Zink

All About Table Hosting! Thank you for considering hosting a table at our Rise & Shine breakfast on Sunday, September 29. 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 in treatment in children’s hospitals and clinics. […]

C R E A T E: Silly Creature Heads

June 21, 2018 | By Annie Rogers

It’s summer time! That means it’s time to let loose, have some fun, and get a little wacky…and these silly creature heads are just what the doctor ordered. Simple enough for even the youngest artists at our tables, with just the right sprinkling of fun materials (googly eyes and sequins, anyone?!,) these are always a […]