A.R.T In Action invites you to register for the virtual book launch and fundraiser: Ottawa Colouring Book for Anyone Issue #5.
Date: Wednesday, November 25, 2020
Time: 7 p.m. – 9 p.m. EST
This is an annual fundraising project to support mental health. The book is made up of art drawn by artists from and/or living in Ottawa, and is compiled into a colouring book. Proceeds from the colouring book sales support three non-profit causes:
1) A.R.T. in Action Ottawa: Who provide free art workshops for youth with multiple barriers,
2) CHEO YouthNet Pens and Paint: An art-based program that focuses on coping with stress and understanding mental health through visual arts and creative writing,
3) The Cultural Arts Studio: Dedicated to the sharing and preservation of Afro-Caribbean culture through dance, wellness and community programs.
To register for the FREE virtual launch: www.eventbrite.com/e/virtual-book-launch-fundraiser-5-ottawa-colouring-book-for-anyone-tickets-125103944265?aff=ebdssbeac&keep_tld=1
To purchase a colouring book: www.kilammedia.ca/artinaction-shop/issue-5-ottawa-colouring-book-for-anyone
This project began in 2016 by Christine Kumchy, an occupational therapist. It is a labour of love designed to bring artists and people together for mental health.