2006 Global Alliance Press ReleasesApril 24, 2006 | Media Packet for SAH's 15th Annual Conference, vision + voice - Charting the Course of Arts, Health & Medicine
A complete packet of materials on the conference and the society
April 13, 2006 | Society for the Arts in Healthcare's 15th Annual Conference, vision + voice - Charting the Course of Arts, Health & Medicine
The Society's 15th Annual International Conference to be held in Chicago April 26-29, 2006 will showcase over 150 arts programs from around the world that flourish in hospitals, hospices, clinics, and nursing homes.
April 6, 2006 | 2006 Blair L. Sadler International Healing Arts Competition Awardees Announced
The annual Blair L. Sadler International Healing Arts Competition, in connection with the Society for the Arts in Healthcare, will honor 12 visionary leaders for their arts in healthcare projects that measurably impact the healthcare experience for patients, families and caregivers.
March 2, 2006 | NIA Adds Florida Sites to Arts Program Aimed at Debunking Negative Aging Stereotypes
Gail Brooks, 74, created a Japanese floral arrangement to express her feelings about the Vital Visionaries, an arts-based program developed by the National Institute on Aging (NIA) that is now expanding into Florida.
February 22, 2006 | NIA Expands Arts Program Aimed at Debunking Negative Aging Stereotypes
The mingling of young and old is at the heart of the Vital Visionaries project, which is being expanded to help rout negative stereotypes of aging. The goal of the program is to improve future doctors’ attitudes towards older people and to awaken in older people awareness of their creative possibilities. It is managed for NIA by the Society for the Arts in Healthcare, a Washington, D.C.-based non-profit corporation that promotes the incorporation of the arts in healthcare.
February 15, 2006 | First Arts in Health Care Symposium, Sotheby’s, February 17, 2006
Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Sotheby’s, and the Society for the Arts in Healthcare host a one-day symposium, The Importance and Value of Art in Health Care Settings, on February 17th, 2006, at Sotheby’s NYC.
January 11, 2006 | Johnson & Johnson Grant Awardees
The 2005/06 annual Johnson & Johnson/Society for the Arts in Healthcare partnership to promote arts and healing awarded a total of $325,000 to 33 selected organizations using art to help bridge the gap between illness and health. Chosen from 228 proposals, the arts projects serve patients, their families and caregivers, to advance healing and preventative health.
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