[gatamembers] Re: Breman

  • From: Edna Bacon <embacon@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: "gatamembers@xxxxxxxxxxxxx" <gatamembers@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 16 Mar 2015 16:31:33 -0400

Both days I am away from atl. Glad it has gone so well!

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> On Mar 16, 2015, at 3:54 PM, Jenny Welty-Green <jweltygreen@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> 
> Hey all, this was a really fun volunteer activity that I really enjoyed. The 
> Museum was very appreciative of us doing this and the families also were very 
> grateful. This is a really good opportunity for us to give to the community 
> and enlighten people about the benefits of art therapy and the power of art. 
> You really should consider doing this as I think you will get as much out of 
> it (or more) as you put into it. 
> 
> Susanne, I might be able to pick up another day, leaning toward May 31st, but 
> it would be really nice if others would step in and do this!  I'll get back 
> with you soon. 
> 
>> On Mon, Mar 16, 2015 at 11:42 AM, Susanne Fincher <sfincher@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> 
>> wrote:
>> We still need sign ups for May and June!
>> 
>>  
>> 
>> Bremen Museum Art Therapy Workshops Need Sign Ups
>> 
>>  
>> 
>> Along with their exhibit of Maurice Sendak’s illustrations for “Where the 
>> Wild Things Are” and other art and writings of his, museum staff are hosting 
>> 6 Sunday family days, with hands on activities in the gallery for young 
>> children inspired by the principles of Art Therapy (in collaboration with 
>> the Georgia Art Therapy Association). Georgia Art Therapy Association will 
>> be listed on all exhibit materials as a partnering organization.
>> 
>> The dates for the family days are Sunday afternoons:
>> 
>>  
>> 
>> Jan 25 – Jenny Welty-Green, jweltygreen@xxxxxxxxx
>> 
>> Feb 15 – Susanne F. Fincher & Susan P. Johnson, sfincher@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx
>> 
>> March 29 – Carolyn Treadon & Linda Jo Haythorn clb246624@xxxxxxxxx
>> 
>> April 26 – Gayle Torres  wheeliecelt@xxxxxxxxx
>> 
>> May 31 -
>> 
>> June 28 –
>> 
>>  
>> 
>> This is a golden opportunity to represent you and your art therapy practice, 
>> as well as the profession of art therapy! Art therapists are invited to 
>> share their business cards and other information with people attending the 
>> exhibit. You can create your own workshop theme, ideally, but not 
>> necessarily, related to Sendak’s work in some way. Also, projects that help 
>> parents and kids better communicate with and understand each other are 
>> requested. Workshops are to be for 2 hours, and can be either drop-in, open 
>> studio format or theme centered with participants required to begin at the 
>> beginning of the workshop session. Young children (through 2nd grade) will 
>> attend, and be accompanied by an adult. You can propose to present to older 
>> children as well, but we have been asked to provide art therapists for sure 
>> with the young children’s art explorations in the gallery. Bremen will 
>> provide money toward art materials. GATA also has its own materials. Seems 
>> like this will be an ideal use for them.
>> 
>>  
>> 
>> Please get in touch with me with the dates you are available. You can 
>> volunteer for more than one date, if you like. Specific workshop topics need 
>> not be developed right away. Just let me know when you are available. The 
>> exhibit opened November, 2014. Let’s take advantage of this incredible 
>> opportunity to let art therapy shine!
>> 
>>  
>> 
>> Susanne F. Fincher
>> 
>> DO NOT REPLY to this email.
>> 
>>  
>> 
>> Reply to Susanne at:
>> 
>> sfincher@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx
>> 
> 

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