JOURNEY OF HOPE - october 2017
This collaborative art exhibit pairs local artists with writers who are sharing personal stories of struggle, hope and recovery with mental health challenges. Participating artists are matched with writers to create an artistic portrayal of these stories. This show is an amazing display of insight, inspiration, understanding, strength and connection.
Elk Grove Fine Arts Center is partnering with the Sacramento County Division of Behavioral Health Services, and The Stop Stigma Speakers Bureau to bring this event to the public.
Participation in this event, as an Author or as an Artist, is open to Sacramento County Residents only. Click HERE to visit the Journey of Hope Website.
Important Dates for Journey of Hope 2017
Last day to sign up
Sample artwork due
Written stories due
Stories distributed to artists
Three-dimensional artwork due
Two-dimensional artwork due
Art drop off
Click HERE to go to Our Blog and scroll down to read about the Art Center Members who participated in this show in 2016.
The purpose of this event is to share real life stories of hope and recovery which will give others insight, inspiration, understanding, strength, connection and to raise awareness.
Join us for the opening reception on Saturday, October 7th. From 2:00 to 3:00 there will be an exclusive meet and greet for the Authors and Artists to meet. The reception will then be open to the general public From 3:00 to 7:00 pm. Refreshments will be served and you will have a chance to meet some of the Authors and Artists. The finished stories and art pieces will be shown together at this free exhibit, which will run from October 7th through October 21st. at the Elk Grove Fine Arts Center. To view the work, Visit the gallery Wednesdays through Saturdays, from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm and Sundays from 10:00 am to 2:00 p,. at 9080 Elk Grove Blvd., Elk Grove, CA 95624
Enjoy the slide show, below, of Last year's 2016 the opening Reception.
For more information, visit StopStigmaSacramento.org.