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