Creative Forces: NEA Military Healing Arts Network

Creative Forces: NEA Military Healing Arts Network News

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Washington, DC —In honor of National Veterans and Military Family Month in November, the National Endowment for the Arts is posting new resources at arts.gov as part of Creative Forces: NEA Military Healing Arts Network . Personal stories and new research highlight both the...
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Washington —The role of the arts in helping heal the signature wounds of our recent wars is significant and expanding. Through its national initiative Creative Forces: NEA Military Healing Arts Network , the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) is adding four clinical sites to...
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Bethesda, MD (October 25, 2016) — American service members dedicate their lives and make incredible sacrifices to preserve our safety and freedom. Supporting a successful transition back into society, especially for those who have been injured as a result of their service, has...
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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the National Endowment for the Arts announces expansion of the NEA Military Healing Arts Partnership , a collaboration with the Department of Defense that supports music, writing, and visual art therapy at military care facilities including the National...
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Washington, DC -- The National Endowment for the Arts announces the expansion of its landmark arts partnership with the U.S. Department of Defense to bring art therapy to military patients at Fort Belvoir Community Hospital’s satellite center of the National Intrepid Center of...
NEA Chairman Rocco Landesman, Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, and Rear Admiral Alton L. Stocks, Commander, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center Bethesda, were at The John F. Kennedy Center For The Performing Arts to announce
The National Endowment for the Arts expands its landmark arts partnership with the U.S. Department of Defense to bring music therapy to patients at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center including patients at the National Intrepid Center of Excellence (NICoE) located on...
Rear Admiral Alton L. Stocks, Commander of Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, and NEA Chairman Rocco Landesman
"Trauma comes through the senses, and art can heal through the senses," said an audience member at the recent National Summit: Arts in Healing for Warriors at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center. For the first time, the National Endowment for the Arts' critically...