Education

Student Art Gallery in Miami International Airport Spreads Awareness for the Role of Art Therapy in Public Schools

Student Art Gallery in Miami International Airport Spreads Awareness for the Role of Art Therapy in Public Schools

November 8, 2018 | Children | Education

Art therapists who traveled from around the world to Miami for the American Art Therapy Association’s 49th Annual Conference received a warm welcome, beginning with their arrival at the Miami International Airport (MIA).  In addition to the billboard and signs in the airport welcoming attendees, MIA hosted a gallery of student artwork from the Miami-Dade County Public School’s Clinical Art Therapy Department.

Art Therapists Empower College Students through Craftivism

Art Therapists Empower College Students through Craftivism

By Lauren Leone, Michaela Kirby, and Nancy Lautenbach, | June 29, 2016 | Education  | Events

“Felt and yarn, things I only associated with being soft and warm, are now materials that I see as strong, empowering and secure.  It also does help that there is so much meaning in using an art form that was really seen as women’s work to spread awareness about social justice for women.”

— Gopi Shah, Craft & Chat workshop participant