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Latest 2021 Artful Recovery ECS Posts

March 02, 2021

Learning the Benefits of Art Therapy

Today focused heavily on guest speakers. Our first speakers were two very passionate women who work at the Clyfford Still Museum in Denver. We talked about Clyfford Still’s works, his motivations, and even shared our interpretations of one of his abstract works. They also guided us through an activity meant to reflect on stressors in our lives, where we would like to end up, and what we needed to pass through to reach that end point. The activity was also helpful in getting the group to open...
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March 01, 2021

Healing through Art

The Healing Properties of Art ECS gave us an in-depth look at how art can be used to heal ourselves and others. We learned about Clyfford Still’s museum and some interesting facts about his art. We learned he did not want to sell or give away his art, and instead preferred to store all of his art in one museum. Many cities bid for this honor, and Denver ultimately won. We spent the day dissecting some of his paintings, and discussing what we liked or didn’t like about a select few. The rest of...
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February 17, 2021

Artful Recovery ECS | Course Description

Artful Recovery: The Healing Properties of Art Essential question: How has Art in many forms helped humanity process and overcome challenges in the past, present, and future? Course Description: Throughout history, humans have used art therapeutically to heal in many ways. Art is healing because it forces a connection between mind and body and helps children, adolescents, and adults explore their emotions, improve self-esteem, manage addictions, relieve stress, and improve symptoms...
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March 01, 2021

Healing through Art

The Healing Properties of Art ECS gave us an in-depth look at how art can be used to heal ourselves and others. We learned about Clyfford Still’s museum and some interesting facts about his art. We learned he did not want to sell or give away his art, and instead preferred to store all of his art...
» read more
February 17, 2021

Artful Recovery ECS | Course Description

Artful Recovery: The Healing Properties of Art Essential question: How has Art in many forms helped humanity process and overcome challenges in the past, present, and future? Course Description: Throughout history, humans have used art therapeutically to heal in many ways. Art is healing...
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