Please join Art Heals for monthly drop in sessions designed for caregivers and their loved ones dealing with issues related to aging and memory loss. Each session will offer an art history lesson relating to a specific artist, and an opportunity to create art relating to the featured artist. These sessions do not require any previous art experience. Art therapist, Sheri Jacobs has worked as an art therapist with the elderly population for twenty years.
$10.00 cover charge per person to cover costs of materials.
Thomas Hart Benton, perhaps one of the most famous Kansas Citians, left a legacy of paintings, which offer viewers an incredibly rich depiction of everyday life in the United States during his time. Today’s session will explore his artwork, his history, and his impact on the Kansas City art scene. Participants will create paintings in the spirit of Thomas Hart Benton’s style.