‘What Gives Me Hope…’ Reception & Whitney Museum Visit

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This past week, the MPS Art Therapy Department hosted a reception for the What Gives Me Hope…Sharing the creativity and hopes of the incarcerated population on Rikers Island exhibition in our 5th Floor Project Space. The daily weblog Gothamist has coverage of the exhibition here. The exhibition will be on view through Thursday, October 15.

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Also, Multicultural Issues in Art Therapy instructor Val Sereno took her class to the Whitney Museum to see the Archibald Motley exhibition and speak with a museum educator about the work.

From the Whitney Museum Guide:
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Upcoming MPS Art Therapy Department Events:
1. Beyond_words: Making meaning of transitioning to motherhood using montage portraiture Exhibition
Curated by Victoria Scotti, PhD Candidate
Opening Reception and Presentation: Friday, October 16, 6-8pm
132 West 21 Street, 5th Floor Project Space

2. Information Session for Prospective Applicants: Saturday, October 17, 12-2pm

3. Community Lecture: The Doli Healing Project: Art Therapy and Gender-Based Violence: Friday, November 6, 6:30-8pm

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