In the middle of summer, we're often so caught up enjoying the sunshine and heat that the coming fall and winter seem like mere shadows on the horizon and we convince ourselves they are too far off to think about.
But before the summer ends and you find yourself in the middle of autumn, be sure to check out these two must-attend Canadian events, related to arts & health:
Also, mark your calendars for the 3rd annual Power of the Arts National Forum, Nov 6-8 2015, hosted by the MichaÃ«lle Jean Foundation and Carleton University in Ottawa. This year's theme is Sustaining Social Change - the event will feature keynote speakers, workshops & artist testimonies centered on national, regional and local initiatives using the arts to improve the quality of life in underserved communities. Registration opens August 1st.
Lastly, please note that our RFP for a Fund & Partner Development Contractor closes Aug 15. You can help us to spread the word by forwarding this link to anyone who might be interested.
With all of these exciting opportunities and events on the horizon, we may not even mind when we have to get those sweaters and boots out again!
Founded in 2011 with seed funding from Lift Philanthropy Partners (formerly 2010 Legacies Now Society), AHNC now seeks to develop corporate, foundation, academic and individual partnerships to support its on-going activities.
Anxiety is the impetus for my work. Iâ€™m not a hypochondriac, nor a germ phobe. Not necessarily. I am the big sister of someone with Down Syndrome, and I have spent much of my life anticipating more genetic deviations, random diseases, epidemics, and pandemics. When I had my first show, Venereal Narratives and Other Cautionary Tales, at the UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine in 2010, I was mainly focused on STDâ€™s, toxic molds, and a couple of food
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