upcoming grant deadline: 05/15/2019

upcoming grant deadline: 05/15/2019

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Two New Workshops at Bartol Foundation

The Bartol Foundation presents Boston-based, award-winning songwriter, Meg Hutchinson, who will lead two workshops: Creative Writing as Healing: Tools for Surviving Difficult Times  and Moving Beyond That: Illness as an Opportunity for Transformation. Thursday, October 23 at the Friends Center. 

Creative Writing as Healing: Tools for Surviving Difficult Times
Thursday, October 23; 12:30pm-2:00pm
Friends Center's Rufus Jones Room (1501 Cherry Street)

Boston-based, award-winning songwriter, Meg Hutchinson, will lead this hands-on session exploring strategies that use writing as a profound tool for supporting mental health and healing for you, your students, or clients. She will introduce a ‘first-aid kit’ of writing exercises, as well as daily writing practices that lead to behavioral changes and a renewed sense of agency in our own lives. This session is open to all – teaching artists and behavioral health workers. Come ready to write! Click here to register.

Moving Beyond That: Illness as an Opportunity for Transformation
Co-sponsored by the Thomas Scattergood Behavioral Health Foundation
Thursday, October 23; 7:00pm-8:30pm
Friends Center's Rufus Jones Room (1501 Cherry Street)

Boston-based, award-winning songwriter Meg Hutchinson will perform original songs and share her personal story of living with bipolar illness. An advocate for mental health literacy and suicide prevention, Meg explores the links between wellness and creativity through a unique combination of song and storytelling. Time for questions and discussion will follow the presentation. All are welcome. Come ready to write! Click here to register.

We are working on our website. If your registration does not go through, call Beth Feldman Brandt at 267-519-5311 and leave your name, phone number and email to register.

These Teaching Artist Professional Development Programs are supported in part by the City of Philadelphia’s Office of Arts, Culture and the Creative Economy.

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