Art Hives 201: A Public Practice Arts Seminar

Art Hives 201 Seminar. Poster

May 22nd - 23rd, 2024.

A 2-day intensive seminar for practitioners with prior community arts facilitation experience and/or training, activating collective intelligence and imagination to respond to complex issues towards a more inclusive, creative, and caring society.

Join us at Sheridan College’s Trafalgar Gallery on for two days of deep discussion, art making, care, learning, sharing, connection, and advocacy around our mutual public arts & health practices.

This seminar will be led by Rachel Chainey MA, ATPQ, public practice art therapist, consultant & educator with the Art Hives Institute (Tiohtià:ke / Montreal), in collaboration with Kirsten Abrahamson of the Sheridan Art Hive (Oakville) and Mary Krohnert of the Livingroom Community Art Studio (Oshawa).


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