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USAID’s ‘Brighter Futures’ Art Exhibition Demonstrates Success of Children’s Therapeutic Programs in Three Regions

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Source: Ethiopia

An exhibition of children’s art, created during an art therapy program in three conflict-affected regions, was inaugurated by U.S. Embassy Deputy Chief of Mission Gwendolyn Green, H.E. Ayelech Eshete, State Minister for Education, and H.E. Alemitu Umud, State Minister for Women and Social Affairs. The “Brighter Futures” exhibition at the Hilton Hotel showcased the impact of art therapy in the aftermath of conflict.

The art therapy program began in early 2022 to address the impact of armed conflict in parts of Amhara, Afar, and Tigray, targeting children in Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) camps, host communities, and affected schools.

Read more: https://et.usembassy.gov/usaids-brighter-futures-art-exhibition-demonstrates-success-of-childrens-therapeutic-programs-in-three-regions/

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Art exhibit highlights ecological issues

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Source: The Express Tribune

An art exhibition on the theme of mother nature and humanity’s relationship with the Earth, titled ‘Be a Catalyst; Reimagining Connection with Gaia – Chapter 2’ by OffGrid Studios recently culminated at the Pakistan National Council of the Arts’ Gallery 6 in Islamabad.

The compelling exhibition invited visitors to explore diverse perspectives on humanity’s relationship with the Earth, viewed through the lens of Gaia (Mother Earth), the living entity. The exhibition was opened by Coordinator to the Prime Minister on Climate Control and Environmental Coordination, Romina Khurshid Alam.

Read more: https://tribune.com.pk/story/2478663/art-exhibit-highlights-ecological-issues

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Shanghai Mental Health Center hosts art exhibition for eating disorders

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Shanghai Mental Health Center (SMHC) at 600 South Wanping Road is well known for its viral campaigns in raising awareness of mental health and illnesses such as the “mental health mooncakes” for Mid-Autumn Festival. This year, it has brought back its “No 600 Gallery” initiative by hosting an art exhibition to raise awareness of eating disorders. The exhibition will be hosted at the hospital from 1 July to the end of September.

The artwork featured in the exhibition, titled “Love, Food and Life”, mostly comes from two sources. One part is art made by patients who were treated for eating disorders at the Center and their families, the other includes works submitted by artists who suffer or have suffered from eating disorders. The exhibition includes paintings, drawings, collages, writings and craft items illustrating the experience of suffering from eating disorders. The artworks are displayed against pink and blue backdrops representing stronger and calmer emotions. Visitors can leave a message on the pieces of paper or a whiteboard at the end of the exhibition.

Read more: https://daoinsights.com/news/shanghai-mental-health-center-hosts-art-exhibition-for-eating-disorders/

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Fort Frederik Museum Unveils “Blackfullness” Art Exhibition to Celebrate Emancipation 2024

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Source: The Virgin Islands Consortium

The V.I. Department of Planning and Natural Resources is inviting the public to the opening of the third annual Emancipation art exhibition, “Blackfullness,” at Fort Frederik Museum. The exhibition will be open to the public starting Friday, July 12 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Curated by Monica Marin, chief curator of DPNR’s Division of Libraries, Archives, and Museums, this year’s exhibition showcases a diverse array of artwork from local and regional artists, including Waldemar Brodhurst, Jeffrey Rezende, Victoria Rivera, Elisa Mackay, and many more, according to a DPNR release.

Read more: https://viconsortium.com/vi-community_center/virgin-islands-fort-frederik-museum-unveils–blackfullness–art-exhibition-to-celebrate-emancipation-2024

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