Whole Village Art Therapy

Make art. Feel good.

 Whole Village Art Therapy, Inc. is a non-profit organization that provides high quality, community based art therapy services to improve access and reduce systemic barriers to mental health services in New Orleans.  Some of the services we provide include free and sliding scale individual and group art therapy, school based art therapy services, counseling, community art making, and professional development.


ARTMAKING AT CHILDREN'S MUSEUM SENSORY FRIENDLY SUNDAY
Dec
9
10:30 AM10:30

ARTMAKING AT CHILDREN'S MUSEUM SENSORY FRIENDLY SUNDAY

We will be in the art studio creating art in a way that meets the needs of everyone attending this event.

This event is hosted by the children’s museum and here is the information from their website: Sensory Friendly Sundays offer an opportunity for families with children with disabilities or sensory processing differences to explore the museum in a comfortable and accepting setting!

This monthly program is held in partnership with LSU Health Sciences Center’s Occupational Therapy Department.  Representatives from LSU Health and Health Sciences will be on hand to answer questions, deliver activities, and provide resources to parents and families.

Quiet spaces, noise-cancelling headphones, and sensory toys are available (limited number, please ask!)

For more information, please contact Grace Abrahams at gabrahams@lcm.org or Amy Kirk at akirk@lcm.org.

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Holiday Artmaking Fundraiser!
Dec
8
1:00 PM13:00

Holiday Artmaking Fundraiser!

Our 3rd Annual Holiday Ornament/Gift Artmaking Fundraiser! In one event, you can enjoy the holiday season with others, create meaningful gifts for loved ones, and support Whole Village Art Therapy! All ages welcome! $8 per ornament/gift with several different activities to choose from. Drop-in 1:00-5:00pm at 1750 St. Bernard Avenue, New Orleans.

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ARTMAKING AT CHILDREN'S MUSEUM SENSORY FRIENDLY SUNDAY
Nov
11
10:30 AM10:30

ARTMAKING AT CHILDREN'S MUSEUM SENSORY FRIENDLY SUNDAY

We will be in the art studio creating art in a way that meets the needs of everyone attending this event.

This event is free and hosted by the children’s museum and here is the information from their website: Sensory Friendly Sundays offer an opportunity for families with children with disabilities or sensory processing differences to explore the museum in a comfortable and accepting setting!

This monthly program is held in partnership with LSU Health Sciences Center’s Occupational Therapy Department.  Representatives from LSU Health and Health Sciences will be on hand to answer questions, deliver activities, and provide resources to parents and families.

Quiet spaces, noise-cancelling headphones, and sensory toys are available (limited number, please ask!)

For more information, please contact Grace Abrahams at gabrahams@lcm.org or Amy Kirk at akirk@lcm.org.

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FREE COMMUNITY ARTMAKING
Nov
10
10:30 AM10:30

FREE COMMUNITY ARTMAKING

Get Creative with us! Explore self-expression and build community. You don’t have to like art…or even be good at it. Just come and be yourself!

The schedule is as follows:

10:30-noon Artmaking for adults

noon-1:30pm Collage for Adults

2:00-4:00pm Family artmaking (all ages welcome, children must be accompanied by and adult)

Drop-in at 1750 St. Bernard Avenue, for more information call 504-323-5278 or email holly@wholevillageart.org

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FREE Community Artmaking
Oct
27
10:30 AM10:30

FREE Community Artmaking

Get Creative with us! Explore self-expression and build community. You don’t have to like art…or even be good at it. Just come and be yourself!

The schedule is as follows:

10:30-noon Artmaking for adults

noon-1:30pm Collage for Adults

2:00-4:00pm Family artmaking (all ages welcome, children must be accompanied by and adult)

Drop-in at 1750 St. Bernard Avenue, for more information call 504-323-5278 or email holly@wholevillageart.org

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Artmaking at Children's Museum Sensory Friendly Sunday
Oct
21
10:30 AM10:30

Artmaking at Children's Museum Sensory Friendly Sunday

We will be in the art studio creating art in a way that meets the needs of everyone attending this event. This event is hosted by the children’s museum and here is the information from their website:

Sensory Friendly Sundays offer an opportunity for families with children with disabilities or sensory processing differences to explore the museum in a comfortable and accepting setting!

This monthly program is held in partnership with LSU Health Sciences Center’s Occupational Therapy Department.  Representatives from LSU Health and Health Sciences will be on hand to answer questions, deliver activities, and provide resources to parents and families.

Quiet spaces, noise-cancelling headphones, and sensory toys are available (limited number, please ask!)

For more information, please contact Grace Abrahams at gabrahams@lcm.org or Amy Kirk at akirk@lcm.org.

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Halloween Decorating Painting Fundraiser
Oct
13
2:00 PM14:00

Halloween Decorating Painting Fundraiser

Boo!

The Annual Halloween Fundraiser for Whole VIllage Art Therapy is coming! Join us for a scary good time!

Come paint and decorate a scary or fun ceramic sculpture. Choose from a variety of flowered cats, scary skulls, and cute pumpkins. Your ticket includes a Master's level artist to give you supportive, non-judgemental instruction and help; an unpainted, molded ceramic sculpture; painting supplies; and a variety of decorative materials. You will take home a marvelous and unique creation for Halloween! Plus, you will help raise money for a great cause. Whole Village Art Therapy is a non-profit organization that provides art therapy services in various locations around New Orleans. Our dedicated art therapists work with people of all ages to utilize creative expression to manage stress and cope with mental health difficulties. Spaces are limited, so buy today! Adults only please. 

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Feb
14
6:30 PM18:30

Valentine's Day Couples Art Making

Anyone can do dinner and a movie, but this Valentine's date will be a special experience to remember.  Art therapists will lead couples through art making activities that are fun, romantic, and entertaining.  No art skills are necessary to participate!  Reservations are required for this event.  $25 per couple.  

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/valentines-day-couples-art-making-tickets-31790645677

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Feb
11
2:00 PM14:00

"Share the Love" Community Art Making for Families

  • Broadmoor Arts and Wellness Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Join us for a community art making experience intended to promote joy, understanding, and peace amongst your fellow New Orleanians. No art experience necessary, just a willingness to try something new and be creative with new friends.  This is a free event open to all! Families and children accompanied by adults are welcome!

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