The ArtSpeaks ArtHive
Maria Parrella-ilaria, AOCA, BFA, MA
Art Therapist/ArtHive Supervisor
The ArtSpeaks ArtHive is the first of its kind in Northern Ontario --funded by a tri-agency partnership, the Hive shares the Education Studio of the Sault Ste. Marie Museum, a heritage building found at the core of the city's downtown.
The Art Hive offers two programs:
Wednesday nights for adults and youth (16+) negatively impacted by trauma due to addictions, sexual violence and mental health issues; and once quarterly on Sundays, the Hive is open to all members of the comunity for its "Sunday Family Hives".
The ArtSpeaks ArtHive welcomes creatives of all persuassions, it is supervised by an art therapist and staffed by community-engaged artists with collaborations with guest artists planned for the months ahead.
The ArtSpeaks ArtHive launched Wed Jan 30th, 2019 with a full house of enthusiastic participants.
Funded by a tri-agency partnership between SAH's Sexual Assault Care Centre, Algoma Substance Abuse Rehabilitation Center o/a Breton House and the Sault Ste. Marie Museum.