Archives for May 2013

Funding Dilemmas for Arts and Health for Seniors

Tidewater Arts Outreach artists work with a variety of clients, in a variety of settings and with lots of great creative tools, performances and programs.  By a fair margin, the largest demographic we serve are seniors who are in dependent care day and long-term residential programs.  The residents of nursing homes and assisted living facilities […]

“From Your Hands” TAO Song and Video

The song was written and produced by Larry Berwald at Soul Haven Studios.  The video was created by Jim Knox Photography.  

Visual Arts Workshop for Moms and Kids in Shelter – by Elizabeth Cunningham, M.S.

Elizabeth Cunningham is an art therapist who presents programs regularly for Tidewater Arts Outreach. Here, she recounts a March 2013 program at The Dwelling Place in Norfolk.  Family homeless shelters are challenging places to present programs.  Common areas are small, families are ‘in crisis’ by the time they end up in shelter, and children, moms […]