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This Sunday, the 18th of February, is the final day of our 'Stories of the Collection' Exhibition at the Scottish Storytelling Centre. If you would like the opportunity to see some of the works from our collection and read their stories, please make sure to
Art Activities, Creative Ideas and Top Tips from professional visual artists for making 'Room for Art' at home.
Art for Relaxation: five creative activities to help calm a busy mind Creativity can be a really powerful tool to help us through challenging times. Making ‘room for art’ and engaging in creative activities can have a positive impact on our overall health and wellbeing;
Getting Creative in the Great Outdoors: top tips for making art outside The benefits of spending time outdoors and connecting with nature can be hugely beneficial to our mental and physical wellbeing - no matter what the weather! Maybe you enjoy tending to your garden,
Creative ideas to help improve mental health According to research carried out by the New Economics Foundation, there are five principles to follow in order to take care of our well-being. These are: • Connecting with people • Being active and engaging in some form
Air-Dry Clay for Beginners: tips and techniques to try when learning to work with air dry clay Air-dry clay is a versatile material that is great for sculpting, decorating and experimenting. It can be pinched, scored and welded to create forms that can then be
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Take a look at Jeni's Blog post about our "Taking Art Home" project which is in partnership with Luminate, South Lanarkshire Council and Covid:Aid: https://luminatescotland.org/taking-art-home/ Image: Mckillop Gardens, with wild animals
Room for Art has been my lifeline...(it) has helped to minimise my social isolation and the effects of my depression which has been very bad at times…this is vital to my health - Room for Art participant Room for Art is our art and social prescribing
We were recently contacted by a homelessness charity who are running an 80 bed hotel to house rough sleepers in Edinburgh during the Coronavirus outbreak. Encouraging isolation and helping to alleviate boredom is a challenge and we really wanted to see how we could help.
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