Exhibit

Art is Good Medicine

Art Is Good Med Pic Horiz

Art is Good Medicine is an Arts in Healthcare program in partnership with local healthcare providers such as Vidant Health. Professional visual artists and dancers work with adult and pediatric cancer patients and survivors. Through the arts, patients, survivors, and their caregivers can begin to cope with their challenge. In addition, Emerge Gallery and Art Center, Home of the Pitt County Arts Council, offers free adult workshops to anyone affected by cancer including patients, survivors, family members, and caregivers.

All workshops below are free to those affected by cancer including patients, survivors, caregivers and family members over the age of 16.

Vidant Cancer Care at Eddie and Jo Allison Smith Tower in Greenville, NC offers a variety of free classes throughout the week for cancer patients, survivors, family members and care givers. Call 855-698-4326 for more information. Registration is required.

Handbuilding

Thursday, January 17th, 6:30pm until 8:00pm

A person is able to model, touch, feel, roll, and even pound on clay making it a therapeutic tool. De-stress, create, and explore with us as we form a bowl and decorate its surface.

Located at Emerge Gallery & Art Center

Cost: Free

REGISTER HERE


Mixed media painting

Thursday, February 21st, 6:30pm until 8:00pm 

Relax and learn the basics of acrylic painting on canvas.

Located at Emerge Gallery & Art Center

Cost: Free

REGISTER HERE


silk scarf 

Thursday, March 21th 6:30pm until 8:00pm 

Relax and create vibrant colors and patterns on silk.

Located at Emerge Gallery & Art Center

Cost: Free

REGISTER HERE


Clay Planter 

Thursday, April 18th 6:30pm until 8:00pm 

A person is able to model, touch, feel, roll, and even pound on clay making it a therapeutic tool. De-stress, create, and explore with us as we form a bowl and decorate its surface

Located at Emerge Gallery & Art Center

Cost: Free

REGISTER HERE


Embroidery 

Thursday, May 23rd 6:30pm until 8:00pm 

We will cover basic embroidery techniques and designs while relaxing with friends.

Located at Emerge Gallery & Art Center

Cost: Free

REGISTER HERE


For more information contact Paula Rountree at (252) 551-6947 or paula@pittcountyarts.org