Entries by Alyson

NIH Preapplication Webinar for Music and Health Funding Opportunities

NIH National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health Preapplication Webinar for Music and Health Funding Opportunities The National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH) will host an hour-long pre-application webinar for three new music and health funding opportunities: Promoting Research on Music and Health: Fundamentals and Applications (R01 Clinical Trials Optional) – RFA-NS-19-008 Promoting […]

NYC Health + Hospitals Hiring Arts Program Manager

Arts Program Manager Job ID: 42212 Job Description To foster the emotional well-being of patients, families, employees, and the greater H+H community and to improve the healthcare experience, NYC Health + Hospitals utilizes the healing power of the arts by offering various arts programs to engage individuals. The Arts Program Coordinator is responsible for working with […]

Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford Hiring Art Curator

The art curator is responsible for implementing and managing the art exhibits and collections at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford as part of Stanford Children’s Health. This includes maintenance of exhibits including collecting, installing, organizing, evaluating, and cataloging arts, collectibles. The Art Curator will participate in conceptualizing exhibitions, researching art work, and providing support for […]

Magic and Healing

Although we were originally hired as storytellers at Rady Children’s Hospital-San Diego, we found that sometimes a magic trick might be just what is needed in the hospital setting. James began performing magic as a child and Patti also has a few tricks up her sleeve. The surgery waiting room is sometimes not the place […]

Arts For Life brings creative joy to pediatric patients in North Carolina

Arts For Life puts creativity, discovery, and joy into the hands and hearts of children who need it the very most. Every day across North Carolina, the Arts For Life teams of staff members, volunteers, interns, and teaching fellows brighten the lives and healthcare experiences of children and families facing serious illnesses and disabilities. By […]

Three Openings at the Office of VSA and Accessibility at the Kennedy Center

There are currently 3 job openings in the Office of VSA and Accessibility at the Kennedy Center. 1) Assistant Manager, Special Education The Assistant Manager, Special Education supports the Kennedy Center’s work as a national clearinghouse in arts and special education practices, and assists the Manager, Special Education in the development, design, implementation, evaluation, and […]

Storytellers to the Rescue

As storytellers at Rady Children’s Hospital- San Diego, we might be called in when a child is having a difficult time getting an IV inserted, having a dressing changed, or dealing with something that is upsetting. There are times we are told that the patient could use the opportunity to take a story break. One […]

Arts for Healing Connects Grieving Families and the Hospital Community

Each year, the Evening of Remembrance event at Yale New Haven Children’s Hospital in New Haven, CT creates a nurturing space for families grieving the loss of their child. Families come together to share memories and reconnect with caregivers through a variety of expressive art activities. Participants at the Heartstrings Chorus table were co-creating a […]