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Hot off the AHA! press …..

Art Larks! Encore will be coming your way in 2022! We have just received word that this project will be funded for another year……stay tuned! In the meantime, check out the resource room created for participants of 2021: (Read More)

Spellbound by Nature is partnering with Arts Smarts and Writers in the Schools (WITS) in early 2022 to bring to life the Spellbound ‘Spell-kit, conjuring Nova Scotia’s natural world through poetry and visual art.  Artists who were involved with the creation of the ‘spell-kit’ will be partnering with teachers in several local schools, at various grade levels, to teach a variety of subjects related to this project.

Music Therapist Rebecca McDonald has recently been hired to offer a 6 month music therapy pilot program in palliative care at St. Martha’s Regional Hospital. Congratulations and welcome Rebecca!

How music therapy is changing health care in this rural Nova Scotia town | CBC News Go to article

Congratulations to Noella Murphy, a multi-talented artist and one of AHA!’s founders, on her new position as Creative Arts Facilitator at the RK MacDonald Nursing Home!  This position was inspired by AHA!’s Arts Canopy project.