Let Art Inspire is the Museum’s wellness initiative, which includes a variety of programs that connect the mind, body, and art in innovative ways. Currently, there are three Let Art Inspire programs:
First Saturday of each month, 1 p.m.
Artful Movements provides an opportunity to practice a series of gentle yoga poses inspired by artworks in the galleries. These sessions begin with a deeper look at an artwork, followed by a series of gentle poses and meditation led by Kathleen Leisure Haberstock of School Street Yoga. Find past and upcoming Artful Movements programs.
Second Wednesday of each month, 4 p.m.
In Artful Meditation, Jing Ye, a meditation teacher and a counselor at Colby College, will guide participants through a meditation session inspired by a work in the Museum’s collection, fostering greater mind-body connection. Find past and upcoming Artful Meditation programs.
Third Monday of each month, Noon
Artful Healing provides an opportunity to practice a series of hands-on activities inspired by artworks in the galleries. Bodhi Simpson, LCPC, ATR, an art therapist with a private practice in Waterville, Maine, called Conscious Art Therapy will gently guide participants through a 30-minute creative healing exercise inspired by a work in the Museum’s collection under a monthly theme. This offering will support the development of creative expression, increase your self-awareness, and teach you simple tools to support your emotional wellbeing. Find past and upcoming Artful Healing programs.
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