ArtWorks is an outreach program housed in the Sonoran Center for Excellence in Disabilities at the University of Arizona, Department of Family & Community Medicine. ArtWorks promotes community and mutual learning through creative and expressive arts interactions between adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities and University of Arizona students. Together, they create a safe space for expression, connection, and growth for the artists, students, and community. Mutual respect and learning is the center of every activity at ArtWorks. All members are encouraged to practice their strengths and talents.
The CACTI Blog: Building Community Through Health and Wellness
ArtWorks is an outreach program through the University of Arizona that functions as an art studio and day program where artists with intellectual and developmental disabilities between the age of 22 and 70 work together in a setting that respects diversity, advocates for new learning styles, and integrates life skills.
In Harmony: ArtWorks Hosts Its First Music Therapy Event
On March 28, ArtWorks hosted its first music therapy event for people with intellectual/developmental disabilities. During the event, participants learned about rhythm, sang and danced to popular songs, and had a fun and relaxing afternoon of music.
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