Online Artists Wellness Series: Artivism & Mental Health


Artwork “Birth of Light” by Jacqueline Comrie with Bareket Kezwer
and Monica Wickeler. Photographer: Ian Pereira. Location: 291 Lakeshore Blvd

Artists Wellness Series

StreetARToronto in partnership with MUSE Arts will be convening an Artists Wellness Series as Free Events to be held once a month for three consecutive months: February, March and April. Presented as panel discussions, the conversations with artists are intended to hold space to discuss Mental Health and Wellness as well as to share wise practices.

The first session Artivism & Mental Health will take place Thursday, February 25 from 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm.

Artivism & Mental Health explores the realities of leading and promoting social change. Advocating for change in society can lead to major rewards, however, the journey can sometimes take a toll on our mental wellbeing. The panel discussions will explore how to take care of ourselves as we continue working in creating a better world.

FREE event
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The panel discussions will be conducted in English and ASL


Artwork by RingFire Productions. Photographer: Lisa MacIntosh. Location: Bickford Centre, 777 Bloor St W, Toronto

About StreetARToronto:
StreetARToronto (StART), an initiative of the City of Toronto, Transportation Services Division, is a suite of innovative programs intentionally designed to showcase, celebrate and support street, mural and graffiti artists throughout Toronto. Now celebrating its 10th Anniversary, StART programs and projects are rooted in a set of values that demonstrate the positive and powerful impacts of diversity and inclusion, foster community engagement and civic pride and add colour and vitality to neighbourhoods.

About MUSE Arts:
MUSE Arts creates spaces for Emerging Artists from equity-seeking groups to showcase their work, to access opportunities for professional development and to engage communities meaningfully and actively in hands-on, high-quality arts education integrated to issues of Social Justice.

For more info about the Wellness Series contact:
Paola Gomez, MUSE Arts
(416) 731-2524

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