The Marilyn I. Walker School of Fine and Performing Arts (MIWSFPA) has launched a new event series offering creative ways to help ease stress and promote mental wellbeing.
The MIWSFPA Wellness Series launches on Dec. 12, 2018 and will feature approximately one event per month. The events will be free and open to the public, utilizing music, visual and performing arts to promote wellness and bring members of the community together to celebrate the arts.
Zine and button-making workshop
Zine author Christine Cucciniello will host a free drop-in zine and button making workshop
When: Dec. 12, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Where: Room ST231 in the Learning Commons hallway in the Matheson Learning Commons of the James A. Gibson Library
keynote lecture and lunch
Join Brock kinesiology student Chance Mutuku, who will lead an interactive keynote presentation on his journey from sport to the arts. He will be accompanied by members of the MIWSFPA, and local community health and wellness groups, in a discussion about the positive mental benefits of engaging in the arts. The presenters will also touch on the accessibility of the arts to everyone – even those who don’t consider themselves to be artists. Interactive demonstrations will take place during the event, and a free lunch will follow.
When: Jan. 16, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Where: Marilyn I. Walker Theatre, Marilyn I. Walker School of Fine and Performing Arts, 15 Artists’ Common
Free sculpture-making workshop with Emma Mary Sked
Join senior visual arts student Emma Mary Sked in the James A. Gibson Library on Wednesday, Feb. 27 as she teaches you how to transform scrap fabrics into your own unique sculpture. The event is open to everyone in the Brock community who is looking to relax and unwind while harnessing their inner creativity and learning a new skill. No previous art experience is required, and all necessary materials will be supplied.
The event is free, but registration is required at Experience BU or by contacting: firstname.lastname@example.org
When: Feb. 27, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Where: Room ST231 of The Matheson Learning Commons in the James A. Gibson Library at Brock University