Art Hives 101 / Ruches d'Art 101

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*L'atelier sera offert en anglais mais une des facilitatrices est bilingue et de la traduction chuchotée complémentaire pourra être offerte. *

Who? This workshop is designed for people of all backgrounds interested in starting an Art Hive in their community, and offered by art therapists Janis Timm-Bottos, PhD (art therapy professor, founder and director of the Art Hives Initiative) & Rachel Chainey, MA (Art Hives Network national coordinator). 

What? You will leave with practical information about the methods, models, structures, financial, social and environmental sustainability, as well as some key theoretical concepts essential to an Art Hive. 

When? Monday, October 15th, 2018 - 9:30am-3pm

Where? Concordia University Art Hives / HQ, EV5.777, 1515 Ste-Catherine West, Montreal, QC H3G 2W1

How much? 75$ regular & 40$ students/low income. Click here for to register in advance through Eventbrite (mandatory). Spaces are limited. 

Agenda for the day:
9:30 coffee, art making
10:00 opening circle
10:00 presentation of the Concordia University Art Hives Network 
10:30 presentation + discussion on methods & theories
12:00 potluck lunch together
13:00 presentation and discussion on models, funding and sustainability
14:30 closing circle

Accessibility info: the EV building is wheelchair accessible. There are automatic doors on the Mackay street side entrance, and a ramp to get to the elevator. The tables in the the Art Hive space have been customized for users in wheelchairs. 
We use an "open space" format, which means that participants are welcome to move in and out of the space as needed during the workshop. 

We acknowledge that this event is taking place on unceded Indigenous lands. The Kanien’kehá:ka Nation is recognized as the custodians of the lands and waters on which we gather today. Tiohtiá:ke/Montreal is historically known as a gathering place for many First Nations. Today, it is home to a diverse population of Indigenous and other peoples. We respect the continued connections with the past, present and future in our ongoing relationships with Indigenous and other peoples within the Montreal community.

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