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BRUSHES WITHOUT BOUNDARIES #2 - TO BE RESCHEDULED TO OBSERVE SAFETY MEASURES FOR COVID-19

BRUSHES WITHOUT BOUNDARIES #2 - TO BE RESCHEDULED TO OBSERVE SAFETY MEASURES FOR COVID-19

BRUSHES WITHOUT BOUNDARIES #2 - TO BE RESCHEDULED TO OBSERVE SAFETY MEASURES FOR COVID-19

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10:00AM - 12:00PM

SENSORY FRIENDLY ART EXPERIENCE, FREE OF CHARGE.


Presented in partnership with the New Orleans Museum of Art, with returning artist Cypher.


Once again New Blue Foundation collaborates with the Art Therapy expertise of Kate Lacour, AT-BC, and exciting contemporary artist Devin "Cypher" Dennis for an enriching and educational morning. 


Brushes Without Boundaries is free to the public, but registration is limited to twelve families to ensure every participant has a truly immersive immersive experience!


Registered families are also invited to an Art Chat with the museum's  Curator of Education about a special piece in NOMA's collection! Participants will also be provided day passes to spend some time enjoying all of NOMA after the morning Brushes Without Boundaries.


have questions? email us at NewBlueNOLA@gmail.com

or call 512-750-3650

JANUARY 18, 2020 - ARCHIVED

BRUSHES WITHOUT BOUNDARIES #2 - TO BE RESCHEDULED TO OBSERVE SAFETY MEASURES FOR COVID-19

BRUSHES WITHOUT BOUNDARIES #2 - TO BE RESCHEDULED TO OBSERVE SAFETY MEASURES FOR COVID-19

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 Social Saturdays with Microsoft Lakeside Store - High tech creativity!


Saturday, January 18, 2020, 9 – 10 AM

 

Microsoft Store Lakeside Shopping Center

3301 Veterans Memorial Blvd.

Metairie, Louisiana 70002


 The New Blue Foundation and Lakeside Microsoft Store partner in a new series of “Social Saturdays,” providing sensory-friendly digital art, coding, and gaming experiences specifically for Autistic children and adults. 


Free of charge but registration is limited


NOVEMBER 23, 2019 - ARCHIVED

NOVEMBER 23, 2019 - ARCHIVED

NOVEMBER 23, 2019 - ARCHIVED

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 The inaugural Brushes Without Boundaries at Ace Hotel


A Sensory Friendly Family Morning and Art Therapy Experience

at Ace Hotel, New Orleans.

Presented by the Ashley Longshore Charitable Trust and Microsoft.


The Brushes Without Boundaries art therapy series, sponsored by the Ashley Longshore Charitable Trust, pairs exciting contemporary artists Devin “Cypher” Dennis with the art therapy expertise of Kate Lacour (founder of STOMP Troopers) to create memorable and therapeutic weekend experiences resulting in original artworks by the guest artists and attendees. Brushes Without Boundaries also partners with Microsoft, adding a high-tech digital art component and original artwork that participants can print and take home.


Consulting clinician:

 Kate Lacour, AT-BC 


Guest educators:

Heather Hall

Rudi Meunier


Digital Art Experience provided by:

Microsoft

NOVEMBER 16, 2019 - ARCHIVED

NOVEMBER 23, 2019 - ARCHIVED

NOVEMBER 23, 2019 - ARCHIVED

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 The inaugural Rhapsody in Blue at Preservation Hall

 

A Sensory Friendly Family Day and Music Therapy Experience at Preservation Hall.

From 9:30 a.m. - noon on Saturday, November 16th, 2019, participants will enjoy a sensory-friendly morning. The morning features New Blue Foundation’s Rhapsody in Blue program, providing music therapy experiences and Preservation Hall Foundation’s Sensory Friendly Family Day program, providing high quality music performances in a sensory friendly environment. 


Participants will engage in a music therapy experience lead by Meredith Sharpe, as well as engage in an Instrument Petting Zoo and concert by the Preservation Hall All-Stars. 

The event is free with advance registration, but space is limited to 40 guests total so that families can enjoy a crowd-free space. 


Guest clinicians:

Meredith Sharpe, MA, MT-BC 

Penny Roberts, Ph.D., MT-BC



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