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Creativity and Connection in Healthcare

Exploring Creativity and Connection in Health and Healthcare The arts have the ability to give us fresh ways to make sense of the world, to relate to oneself and others, and to feel “connected.” Creative expression fosters and amplifies positive emotions, promotes...

The UnLoneliness Project Launch Event

May 17 Event Event information to be posted here. The UnLonely ProjectLet’s be UnLonely Streaming FilmFest Background & Rationale Symposium Re-play Blog Posts & Videos Press Center Sponsors & Friends Advisors & Contributors Listen Now!On the...

Michelle Obama on the Power of the Arts

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…”

Snowflake Window Quilt

(Great to make with kids, particularly if on isolation in a hospital room.)  No two snowflakes are the same. No two humans are the same. Snowflakes come together to connect and create a moment (or several) of stillness. So, too, can humans.  Materials needed: Paper...

Card Connections

Loneliness can happen when you don’t think you belong to a particular group, even your own family with whom you might be spending the holidays. One thing you can do to combat the feeling of disconnection is to acknowledge an attribute, virtue or strength that...