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#BigFeels: Creating Space for Mental Health in the Arts Symposium

May 29, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 5:30 pm

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One event on May 30, 2018 at 10:00am

$35 – $85

Workman Arts is excited to announce #BigFeels: Creating Space for Mental Health in the Arts, taking place May 28-30, 2018 in Toronto.

Join us to explore engaging topics that relate to:
· Resource sharing to support more equitable, engaging and inclusive spaces;
· How we better support artists with mental health lived experiences;
· Mindfulness towards better incorporating processes and approaches to mental wellness within our organizations;
· Creating connections with youth and racialized communities to have more meaningful conversations around mental health.

Presenters include keynote speaker Syrus Marcus Ware; Elder Little Brown Bear leading a workshop on Sacred Aboriginal Healing and leading one-on-one discussions with participants; exploring Mad Art and the Political Aesthetics of a Social Movement with Jenna Reid, Twoey Gray and Cassandra Myers; Building a Culture of Positive Workplace Mental Health with Mike Prosserman; and many more!

Explore our Community Resource Sharing area and learn about organizations that are doing work to support mental health, while also participating in some community arts making stations.
#BigFeels will bring together artists with lived experience, arts organizations, advocacy and support mental health organizations and diverse community members to explore and learn together.

For a full schedule please visit: www.workmanarts.com/bigfeels.

Register Now! Registration closes May 21, 2018 at midnight.

*Subsidized tickets are available to individuals who require accommodation.
*All venues are fully accessible
*ASL is available
*Please note any accessibility requests during registration or contact parul_pandya@workmanarts.com.

#BigFeels is made possible thanks to generous support from the Canada Council for the Arts and the City of Toronto through the Toronto Arts Council.


May 29, 2018
9:30 am - 5:30 pm
$35 – $85


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