Exhibits in the Pepco Edison Place Gallery change approximately every four weeks to provide a variety of artworks through the year.
The “FUTURE VISIONARIES” Art Exhibition February 2017 will
showcase inspirational artwork of young artists in the District of Columbia,
Maryland and Virginia Region. Creative & Therapeutic Arts Services at
Children National Health System (CNHS) makes a healing impact with patients,
families, staff and in the community. The Creative & Therapeutic Arts
team works with other programs in the hospital as well as partners in the
community, to offer youth various and unique opportunities to express and share
their creative visions.
Children's National Health System is the premier provider of
pediatric care in the Washington, DC, metropolitan area. Each day, our experts
give kids the best possible care and the chance to be their happiest,
healthiest selves. Because we don’t just want kids to grow up. We want them to
grow up stronger.
Creative & Therapeutic Arts Services has provided
programming to patients, families and staff since 1978. A small but
dedicated team of trained professionals works to foster an atmosphere of
empowerment and support to our inpatients, outpatients and their
families. We offer colorful creative choices, soothing sounds,
imaginative opportunities and inviting galleries and exhibits.
The mission is to combine the healing power of art, art therapy, music, harp
therapy, animal visitations and performing arts to help our patients heal, to
assist patients with their pain and symptom relief, empower self-awareness and
emotional expression for coping skills, ease anxiety, provide a creative outlet
for depressed patients, and enhance family and social relationships.
Open the public Tuesday - Friday from Noon to 4 p.m. Free admission.