Art in Nature for Veterans (AN4V)
Four seasons of Art HOPE Studios at the Wells Reserve at Laudholm: a creative wellness in nature program for military veterans and active-duty service members and their families.
The AN4V Art HOPE Studios will be offered in season:
FALL: Saturday, October 28, 2017 10am-noon
WINTER: Tuesday, February 20, 2018 10am-noon (during school vacation week)
SPRING: Tuesday, April 17, 2018 10am-noon (during school vacation week)
SUMMER: Tuesday, June 26 time TBD
Programs will be held in the spacious Mather Auditorium at Laudholm Farm and provide an open studio environment with a focus on creative wellness. Participants can discover watercolors and sketching, origami and 3-D sculpting, writing activities, or learning guitar. They can discover new skills and and develop talents, also bring their own creative works to share with others. Mentors and instructors will be on hand to support the process. Family participation is encouraged with access to the Visitors Center, the Coastal Resource Library, and the scenic environment and trails in season at the Wells Reserve. Registration is not required to attend the open studios.
FPAN Art HOPE Studio programs are free and participants will receive an annual family membership at the Wells Reserve. This project is supported by a grant from the Maine Community Foundation.