Navigation Links
Magee Rehabilitation Hospital’s Art Therapy Participants Featured in New Exhibit at the Philadelphia Museum of Art
Date:8/15/2013

Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) August 15, 2013

Magee Rehabilitation Hospital’s art therapy participants are being featured in the Community Partnerships Exhibit at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. The exhibit, housed in the Museum’s Education Corridor, will be on display August 7 through September 22. A reception to celebrate the patients’ artwork and raise awareness and support for Magee’s Art Therapy Program will be held at the Museum on Wednesday, September 11 from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m.

“We are thrilled that patients participating in our art therapy program have the opportunity to showcase their work in such a world-class institution,” said Lori Tiberi, M.A., ATR, Art Therapist at Magee Rehabilitation Hospital. “Our patients have benefited tremendously from our partnership with the Philadelphia Museum of Art’s Accessible Program, and we are all grateful to the Museum for involving us in this impressive exhibit.”

Since the inception of the program more than a decade ago, Magee’s Art Therapy program has served more than 2,000 individuals with disabilities of all levels. Patients that have incurred life-altering injuries require long-term physical and emotional rehabilitation, and art therapy helps them cope with this process and is often regarded as a crucial part of their recovery. Art therapy has also been shown to help people increase self-esteem, resolve conflicts, reduce stress, inspire self-discovery and achieve insight.

The Philadelphia Museum of Art’s Division of Education and Public Programs builds and maintains partnerships with community organizations, schools and social-service agencies, offering programs and educational opportunities that connect diverse communities with the Museum’s rich collections and resources. The Community Partnership Exhibit highlights artwork from many of the Museum’s partners, including Magee Rehabilitation Hospital.

Magee will host a reception at the Museum on September 11 from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. to celebrate the patients’ artwork and to help raise awareness and support for the hospital’s Art Therapy Program. Tickets start at $75. To purchase tickets, please call the Magee Development Office at 215.587.3090 or email giving(at)mageerehab(dot)org. For more information on Magee Rehabilitation Hospital’s art therapy program, please visit http://www.mageerehab.org/page.php?id=948 . For more information about this exhibition or the Museum’s community partnerships, visit http://www.philamuseum.org/communityengagement.

###

About Magee Rehabilitation Hospital
Magee Rehabilitation Hospital, a founding member of the Jefferson Health System and The Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation’s NeuroRecovery Network, is the Philadelphia region’s original provider of physical and cognitive rehabilitation. The not-for-profit hospital provides nationally-recognized lifetime rehabilitation and wellness programs for individuals with spinal cord injury, brain injury, stroke, orthopedic replacement, amputation, pain management and work injury. Since 1978, Magee has partnered with Thomas Jefferson University Hospital to form The Regional Spinal Cord Injury Center of the Delaware Valley, one of only 14 federally designated model systems of care in the country.

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/8/prweb11028699.htm.


'/>"/>
Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2012 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Magee Rehabilitation Hospital’s Dr. Barbara Browne Named Top Doc by Philadelphia Magazine
2. Magee Rehab Hosts Casey Feldman Memorial Foundation’s 4th Annual Day of Service
3. Coronary rehabilitation programs in Europe are underused
4. International symposium on veterinary rehabilitation and physical therapy to be held in Vienna
5. Study suggests changes in rotator cuff surgery rehabilitation needed
6. The Journal of Injury, Function and Rehabilitation to be covered in Reuters Indexing Database
7. Scientists report promising new direction for cognitive rehabilitation in the elderly
8. Dr. Chiaravalloti of Kessler Foundation comments on trends in rehabilitation research in MS
9. Best Drug Rehabilitation to Open New Facility in March 2013
10. Best Drug Rehabilitation's New Indiana Facility to Create Dozens of Quality Long-Term Jobs
11. Best Drug Rehabilitation CEO Launches Boxing Program to Steer Kids away from Drugs and Alcohol
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:10/13/2017)... ... ... The Visiting Nurse Association (VNA) of Somerset Hills is proud to host ... items from across the nation, this holiday-themed event will raise funds and awareness for ... The boutique will be open Saturday, November 4 (10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.) ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... ... October 13, 2017 , ... Talented host, ... lowdown on sciatica in a new episode of "Success Files," which is an ... and innovation and investigates each subject in-depth with passion and integrity. , Sciatica ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... ... 12, 2017 , ... First Healthcare Compliance (FHC), an industry ... a range of technology and learning solutions at the 68th Annual American Healthcare ... be held October 14–18, 2017 at the Mandalay Bay Resort in Las Vegas, ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... CITY, Fla. (PRWEB) , ... October 12, 2017 , ... ... cold therapy products, announced today the introduction of an innovative new design of the ... multipurpose pad so you get maximum comfort while controlling your pain while using cold ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... ... October 12, 2017 , ... ... has recently contributed a medical article to the newly revamped Cosmetic Town ... article spotlights the hair transplant procedure known as Follicular Unit Extraction ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:10/12/2017)... , Oct. 12, 2017 AVACEN Medical , ... company with their  2017 New Product Innovation Award for ... extensive primary and secondary medical device market research by Frost ... its first-to-market OTC, drug-free pain relief product, the AVACEN 100, ... to treating fibromyalgia widespread pain. ...
(Date:10/11/2017)... Texas , Oct. 11, 2017  True ... services, has amplified its effort during National Breast ... about hereditary cancer risks. ... of Clinical Oncology calculated that more than 10 ... have inherited mutations in BRCA1 or BRCA2 and have ...
(Date:10/5/2017)... , Oct. 5, 2017  In response ... of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (AAOMS) released prescribing ... – to be used as a first-line therapy ... Recognizing the ... AAOMS White Paper "Opioid Prescribing: Acute and Postoperative ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: