MOM + Haiku Workshop: Preview!

March 22 a great group led by Julie Chen gathered at MassArt for a joint venture between Trauma to Art and the MOM Show. We wrote some haiku, learned about ancient Japanese methods of painting with ink and bamboo. How to Write a Haiku! This is a short form of poetry that follows a pattern … Continue reading

Live Streaming: t2a Haiku Workshop at MassArt

We’re live streaming tonight’s haiku workshop at MassArt. Write poems & join us. http://player.stickam.com/stickamPlayer/oc/183172386 What are you watching?  MOM Art Workshop: Learn to Paint + the Art of Haiku Where Massachusetts College of Art and Design 621 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA (edit map) North Hall Room 181 The Event Catalyst! Julie Chen, an artist and MassArt student, is curating a Mom-inspired art show for … Continue reading

Live Stream: t2a Workshop at MassArt

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Mom Art Workshop March 22 at MassArt

Mom Art Workshop

What MOM Art Workshop: Learn to Paint + the Art of Haiku Where Massachusetts College of Art and Design 621 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA (edit map) North Hall Room 181 The Event Catalyst! Julie Chen, an artist and MassArt student, is curating a Mom-inspired art show for the week of Mother’s Day. She has graciously volunteered her time and space in her show … Continue reading

New Traditions: Origami Calms the Mind & Leaves Memorial Keepsakes

Oragami

The ways in which we choose to remember those we’ve lost are as individual as we are. Some may paint; others draw, or write, dance, or sing. In this article, I intend to discuss the use of origami as a tool that I found very useful in dealing with grief. At first glance, you might … Continue reading

Hitting the Road: T2A Writer’s Upcoming Tour

Yesterday I received a delightfully rare request, “Let’s chat, make beautiful magic happen, and inspire people.” The request came from t2a contributor and friend Rachel Levitin, who has an upcoming tour taking her from VA to IL to MN and back again over Thanksgiving’s celebration. We believe the best way to honor the people we’ve … Continue reading

Day of the Dead Celebration!

Flan from Gustazo

Coming together for the Day of the Dead symbolizes our gratitude for one another and serves as an offering to ensure the people we’ve loved and lost are happy, cared for and remembered. According to traditional Chinese beliefs, those who observe the Day of the Dead will receive help from the spirits and benefit from … Continue reading

Celebrate the Day of the Dead

Day_of_the_Dead_Celebration Coming together for the Day of the Dead symbolizes our gratitude for one another and serves as an offering to ensure the people we’ve loved and lost are happy, cared for and remembered. According to traditional Chinese beliefs, those who observe the Day of the Dead will receive help from the spirits and benefit … Continue reading

Staying Happy & Healthy Through Grief

Being Healthy Through Grief

In The Role of Health through Grief, t2a contributor Rachel Levitin chronicles her health and wellness path after her father’s death. Her piece is brutally honest and inventively hopeful. This line, “What works for me might not work for anyone else. But maybe what I tried can help you generate a few ideas of your own,” inspired this month’s topic: … Continue reading

August Topic: Make Beautiful Music Part of Your Life

Belmont Golf Course

Let’s make a collage of music that makes us feel happiness, strength, love, gratitude, joy! Last month t2a contributor Casey B. wrote a piece called Music & Grieving about the power of making beautiful music a part of navigating our individual paths through loss. Additionally the post expounded upon music’s ability to positively enhance our … Continue reading