"The Paper and Packaging - How Life Unfolds™ campaign recognizes the ways letter writing can bring people together," said Mary Anne Hansan, Paper and Packaging Board executive director. "These survivors choose peace every day and choose to see the world in a positive...
Watch First Lady Michelle Obama share her thoughts on the power of the arts. It was submitted as part of the the National Endowment for the Arts 50th anniversary Tell Us Your Art Story series. You’ll hear how, as a child, when she was feeling anxious, bored, or lonely she would “write, and write, and write…”
Edythe Hughes is a New York City-based artist and fashion model. In this video she shares with us how expressing yourself through art is liberating because, “You are the boss; there are no rules.”
Early on, he found interpreting the artwork exhibited in the halls of medical school required the same empirical and intuitive skill sets used by doctors in examining and diagnosing their patients.
Can Art be Medicine? Whether through expressive writing, music, movement or visual media, all the arts are able to change people's perspectives, moods, relationships and overall health. As we study the science of creative expression as a path to healing, and put it...
Eileen Rockefeller, author, public speaker, and venture philanthropist talks to the Foundation of Art & Healing about the importance of healing in the community. When we come together, she says, we can “turn from the place of isolation to one of belonging.”
The celebrated poet Edward Hirsch talks to the Foundation of Art about the connective power of language and poetry. “Poetry is the social act of a solitary person,” he says. The act of writing and reading poetry, he suggests, helps alleviate loneliness even when when we are physically isolated.
“We are all alone in our own way,” Tali Lennox, the artist, model, and actress tells the Foundation of Art & Healing. Lennox talks about her lifelong journey towards sketching and painting as healing and connective. “With art,” she says, “You’re allowed to express how you’re feeling without thinking of the judgment of others.”
Watch as The Foundation of Art & Healing Founder and President Jeremy Nobel addresses a question at the heart of The UnLoneliness Project: “Are there some simple things we can do to separate the idea of loneliness from the very related, but very different idea of being alone?”
Robbie's Story- Art and Diabetes In this video,Robbie McCauley tells her story of disease and disappointment revealing the road to healing through an unlikely source - Creative Expression. Robbie is renowned for her experience in experimental and avant-garde...