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.
Tuesday, January 24
Let your light shine! Build a luminary to hold a candle or tea light out of clay.
Instructor: Allison Stokely
Tuesday, February 21
The circular ring of the dream imitates the shape of the Earth and mirrors the orbital path of the planets around the sun. It represents the circle of life - a circle of which all living things are a part. Join us as we create our own and celebrate the circle of life.
Battle Buddy Necklaces
Tuesday, March 28
Through a metal and jewelry design activity, participants will create a pendant to keep and one to give. Give one to someone you know or they can be donated to the hospital.
Tuesday, April 18
Gentle yoga and embodied poetry through movement. No dance experience required, just a willingness to try something new that just may change your life.
Tuesday, May 23
Dye beautiful silk scarves with supplies you can find around your home. Subtle, soft and dreamy or bold and graphic.
For more information contact Paula Rountree at (252) 551-6947 or firstname.lastname@example.org