Workshop

Creative CAAre: Sustaining Your Mental Health & Artistic Practice

Tuesday, May 24, 2022
6 – 7:30PM

Creative CAAre: Sustaining Your Mental Health & Artistic Practice is a series of free workshops centering Asian American creatives, artists, and cultural workers in Chinatown, Manhattan and Flushing, Queens. Our vision is to create a safe space to care for your creativity and your mental health, with the support of community care. You will learn body awareness, somatic care techniques, and creative ways to care for your wellbeing.

Workshops will be conducted in English. The workshops are FREE and open to the public. RSVP is required, and all are welcome!

Creative CAAre for Chinatown, Manhattan
Virtual | April 6, 6-8 PM
ASL Interpretation is provided.
Click here to RSVP.

Creative CAAre for Flushing, Queens
Virtual | April 13, 6-8 PM
ASL Interpretation is provided.
Click here to RSVP.

Small Group Follow-Up Sessions for Chinatown
Continue fostering self care and your creative practice in small groups.
Virtual | April 20, May 4, May 18

Small Group Follow-Up Sessions for Flushing
Continue to practice caring for your mental health and creative practice in small groups.
Virtual | April 27, May 11, May 18

Creative CAAre: Collective Artmaking for the AAPI Community
In Person, DUMBO, Brooklyn | May 24, 6-730 PM
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(You must wear a mask and be fully vaccinated^ to attend.)

^ A person is considered fully vaccinated 2 weeks after completion of a two-dose mRNA series or one dose of Janssen vaccine.

If you need any accommodations, please email lgold@aaartsalliance.org at least one week in advance of a session.

Please note: this workshop is educational and is not considered professional mental health advice. If you or a loved one is in need of immediate care, we recommend that you/they seek a one-on-one therapeutic relationship with a licensed professional outside of this workshop.

Presented by A4, facilitated by The Cosmos, and supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council. Special thanks to former Council Members Peter Koo and Margaret Chin, and current Council Members Sandra Ung and Christopher Marte.

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