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Mending the Spirit: The Power of Art Therapy

Date(s) - Thursday, April 27th
7:00 pm CDT - 8:30 pm CDT

Jewish Museum Milwaukee

How does art – painting, crafting, writing, or dance – help those recovering from traumatic experiences? Discover the power that art has to heal with a panel featuring local community leaders committed to exploring the healing effects of creativity.


Panelists include:

Rachel Monaco-Wilcox, JD, CEO and Founder of LOTUS Legal Clinic, provides legal services, policy education and survivor empowerment to survivors of trafficking and gender-based violence. Lotus’ Untold Stories program offers testimonial writing workshops for survivors or witnesses of trafficking, domestic violence, sexual assault, and other sexual harm

Emily Nolan, licensed art psychotherapist and director at Bloom Center for Art & Integrated Therapies, LLC, currently provides art therapy to groups like Repairers of the Breach, Milwaukee’s only daytime refuge for homeless adults, amongst other local and national groups

Jim Tasse, Co-Director of The Feast of Crispian, a non-profit organization that brings together professional actors with post-deployment service veterans in order to teach and strengthen emotional resources that veterans need to overcome traumatic  and reintegration issues

General Admission $6 | Members $4
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Image from And Comes Safe Home performance that took place on Thursday September 29, 2016 at the UWM Theater in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

This program is being offered in connection with the exhibit, Fabric of Survival: The Art of Esther Nisenthal Krinitz, on display from February 17 – May 26, 2017.

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