Visual Voice: Art Therapy in our Community

DetailFebruary 7, 2016 to February 29, 2016

Location: RBC Community Gallery
Guest Curator: Becky Hewis
Opening Reception: Sunday February 14, 2pm-4pm

Art therapy transcends the need for words. Thoughts, emotions and ideas can be expressed in a visual manner. One image can capture what words may not be able to express adequately. One image can help refine a thought or an idea that proved elusive until it was drawn. Art therapy offers a visual voice to people within our community who have a right to be heard and understood.

This show highlights four organizations within Halton that have integrated art therapy into the lives of their members: The Alzheimer’s Society, Halton Down Syndrome Association, Shifra Homes and the Darling Home for Kids.

Image: Alzheimer’s Society Clients, Sharing Stories, 2015 (Detail).

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