Free Virtual Creativity Workshops
Feel the Glow: Family Dance Party
Monthly Drop In / 4:30-5:30pm PST / Friday, Oct 9, Nov 6, Dec 4
Join us as we boogie and groove to music kids love. It’s a true dance party and a perfect way to shake those sillies. No dance experience needed. During difficult times, healing comes from fun for the whole family. Each month is a new theme!
Led by Allie Fogel, a dancer and dance educator. She loves inspiring others through the power of movement and truly believes that dance is for Any Body!
Recipes for Connection: Family Art
Weekly Drop In / 4:30-5:30pm PST Mondays / Oct 12, 19, 26; Nov 2, 9, 16
How can you build and strengthen relationships with your children during cancer? This workshops series facilitates expressive and collaborative art making “recipes” to support you as a family. Together, you will learn how to encourage, share, and accept each other’s creative self-expression. Free art kit available for cancer-impacted families with all the materials you will need for the series!
Recipes for Connection is a social emotional arts curriculum created by Dr. Jessica Bianchi, EdD LMFT ATR-BC and Amber L Cromwell LMFT ATR-BC. It aims to help build and strengthen relationships between caring adults and children using the art process. This workshop will be led by Amber L. Cromwell. She is a board certified art therapist, arts educator and mental health advocate. Amber is a supervisor in the Helen B Landgarten Art Therapy Clinic and co-director of the Summer Arts Workshop at Loyola Marymount University.
Amplify Your Voice: Teen Zine
5 Sessions-Weekly / 7pm PST Oct 14, 21, 28; Nov 4, 11
In this five-session series, teens will use art to explore culture, identity, and social justice through visual art, music, and different mediums. The culminating project is a group “Zine” that includes art with a message and powerful expressions of what a just world looks like for them. Their mini zines can be printed and distributed to share their message with others.
This curriculum is adapted from the AMPLIFY: Summer Arts Workshop experience at Loyola Marymount University created with support from LMU Art Therapy graduate students and teaching artists Laurel Butler, Marissa Herrera, and Matt Bogdanow of C4Lab and Everyday Arts.
The series will be led by Amber L. Cromwell, LMFT ATR-BC. She is a board certified art therapist, arts educator and mental health advocate. Amber is a supervisor in the Helen B Landgarten Art Therapy Clinic and co-director of the Summer Arts Workshop at Loyola Marymont University.
Free Little Green Monster Workshop for Groups
The workshop includes a reading of Little Green Monster: Cancer Magic! and clay monster-making art activity. The book’s imaginary monster friend helps the family experience joy during this difficult time. Children identify their clay monster’s power and how their monster can help. Workshop uses a range of emotion- and cancer-related vocabulary. Includes free books for participants.
Free Virtual Creative Arts Workshops
“Feel the Glow” Dance Party / 4:30-5:30pm PST Oct 9, Nov 6, Dec 4
“Recipes for Connection” Family Art / 4:30-5:30pm Oct 12, 19, 26; Nov 2, 9, 16
“Amplify Your Voice” Teen Zine / 7-7:45pm Oct 14, 21, 28; Nov 4, 11