Save the Dates for Our 2nd Annual Conference!

Learn arts-based tools for facilitating communication, building connection, promoting positive emotions, fostering engagement, reducing stress, and managing the impact of trauma at our second annual experiential training conference on the theme of “Creativity & the Arts in Healing.” This year features four amazing plenaries—kicking-off with Dan Siegel, MD (4/26), followed by Robert Duke, PhD (4/27); . . . Learn More

The Unloneliness Project

In response to the growing public health concern of social isolation and loneliness, the Foundation for Art and Healing is pleased to launch the UnLoneliness Project. The goal of this signature initiative is to broaden public awareness of the negative physical and mental health consequences of loneliness associated with a wide range of life conditions . . . Learn More

How Poetry Literally Saved a Life Behind Bars

Read the inspiring story of award-winning poet Jimmy Santiago Baca’s journey from using books for physical self-protection behind bars to winning the Columbus Foundation’s American Book Award and serving as judge for an annual poetry contest for youth in juvenile correctional centers. Click here to read the NPR story. Click here to read poems by . . . Learn More

actors fund career panel: flexible & unique jobs in health and wellness

actors fund career panel: flexible & unique jobs in health and wellness Actors Fund Career Panel: Flexible & Unique Jobs in Health and Wellness–June 25, 2014 Watch Ping Ho, our executive director, discuss how the process of creative expression can be used to facilitate wellness and healing, and opportunities for acquiring skills and work.  She . . . Learn More