At Tanager, Expressive Arts is an important part of treatment. Together with trained art, music, and drama therapists, children enrolled in the Expressive Arts program work to unlock emotions, memories and experiences through visual arts, music, or creative writing. This interactive process helps children struggling with complicated emotions communicate through artistic expression.
The Tanager Expressive Arts program is one of a kind and is solely dependent on the community’s support. Your donation to Tanager will help children express and understand themselves. Donate today.
Expressing ourselves through the arts can be a powerful experience. That expression can occur through music, painting, dance, poetry, clay, acting or another art form. Expressive arts are a powerful intervention for children and families that has shown to boost self-confidence, develop inner strengths, and explore emotions.
Some of the key benefits of expressive arts activities include:
Expressive arts offerings will aim to offer:
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