AHA! November Arts and Health Month

Arts Health Antigonish! (AHA!) participated in Global Arts and Health Month in November 2014. Throughout the month there was a variety of arts-health activities in the community – in schools, community centres, hospitals, nursing homes and the library. Posters around town were created for AHA! by local artist, Fenn Martin.

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  • Playshops: celebrating in numerous community locations, with diverse populations and artistic genres: see November calendar   for full schedule. See Details
  • Film: A Year at Sherbrooke: with a discussion of the Eden Philosophy in long term care facilities See More
  • Music therapist in the hospital 10–12 hrs/wk.  See Details
  • Drama/clowning/visual arts therapist: 8-10 hrs/wk, focus on inpatient mental health unit: Arthur Rivoire Memorial position See Details
  • Participation in open mike nights at the library
  • Creation of the AHA! Endowment Fund for Arts in the hospital through the St Martha’s Hospital Foundation See more
  • Establishment of the Arthur Rivoire Arts Scholarship Fund at Antigonish East

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