Art is Good Medicine

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Art is Good Medicine is an Arts in Healthcare program in partnership with local healthcare providers such as Vidant Health. Professional visual artists 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 over the age of 16.


Wednesday, September 21 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Instructor: Gabriella Galvan

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.

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Vision Boxes

Wednesday, October 19 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Instructor: Gabriella Galvan

Create and give. Participants will create a box that will be given to those fighting cancer. These boxes will hold tokens of love from family, friends, and caregivers that will be cherished for years to come.

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Gustav Klimt Painting

Wednesday, November 16 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Instructor: Gabriella Galvan

Create a painting in acrylics inspired by Gustav Klimt’s Tree of Life.

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