Art-A-Thon With Impact
The Art-A-Thon With Impact is a 12-hour creativity and wellness festival, raising funds for the nonprofit organization Art With Impact. It will take place on Saturday, November 3, 2018, at Lewis & Clark College in Portland, OR.
Young people aged 16-25 are invited to participate in groups of 2-8, with each group working with one artistic medium. In 8 hours, each group will create an original work of art that is connected to themes of mental health and wellness. Sign up to participate at www.art-a-thon.org.
Professional artists will serve as Creative Mentors to the groups as they create throughout the day. Apply to be a Creative Mentor at: https://goo.gl/forms/kMe20WXQIcBgFhLf1
THE EVENING FESTIVAL - TICKETS PURCHASED HERE ARE FOR THE EVENING ONLY.
There will be a festival from 6:00 - 9:00pm, showcasing all of the performances and artwork, open for all to attend. The festival will celebrate the valuable perspectives and experiences of the young people participating. It will demonstrate the power of the arts in reducing stigma around mental health issues, and promoting positive social change across communities. Tickets purchased here are for the evening portion of the festival.
The Art-A-Thon With Impact is generously hosted by Lewis & Clark College Office of Diversity and Inclusion.
For more information, please visit www.art-a-thon.org or contact Maya at firstname.lastname@example.org.
100% of proceeds go to supporting programs run by the nonprofit Art With Impact (AWI). AWI's mission is to promote mental wellness by creating space for young people to learn and connect through art and media. We use the arts and creativity to promote discussion about mental health, and reduce stigma around mental illness. AWI is committed to a future where artists are revered as cultural icons of courage and change, enabling young people to communicate freely and fearlessly about their mental health.
The Art-A-Thon With Impact is generously hosted by the Lewis & Clark College Office of Diversity and Inclusion.
Thank you to our partners: Beaverton Civic Theatre, Boom Arts, Broadway Rose Theatre Company, CoHo Productions, Corrib Theatre, Defunkt Theatre, Hand2Mouth Theatre, KBOO, Lewis and Clark Community Counseling Center, Lewis & Clark College Office of Diversity and Inclusion, Media Institute for Social Change, Mental Health America of Oregon, MetroEast, Mixd Dance Company, NAMI Multnomah, Northwest Dance Project, Northwest Documentary, Polaris Dance Theatre, Portland Center Stage, Portland Chamber Music, Portland Hearing Voices, Risk/Reward, The Mystery Box Show, The Oregon Mental Health Consumer Association, Water in the Desert, Youth ERA.
Smith Hall, Lewis and Clark College (View)
0615 SW Palatine Hill Road
Portland, OR 97219
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