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Creative For Health: Arts and Writing Workshops for People Affected by Cancer

Nothing feels better than to fully immerse yourself in an art project.  The world around you falls away.  Time passes pleasantly without notice.

Research also suggests that creativity is good for our health.  Regular practice has been shown to reduce the harmful effects of stress, improve immune system function, and help us cope with anxiety and depression.

Creative for Health provides weekly arts and writing workshops for people affected by cancer, including patients, survivors and caregivers. Participants are invited to bring their own art projects, or use materials provided by Arts in Medicine. Workshops are FREE and open to the public.

Calendar of Events

The Creative For Health workshops are on hold while staff develop new programing that they plan to make available in 2015. For more information, contact Dylan Klempner by email at dklempner@arts.ufl.edu or by calling 352-733-0880.