A free opening reception hosted by Healing Arts Project, Inc. (HAPI) will be held Sunday, June 16 from 2 to 5 p.m. in the Washington Theatre Gallery. HAPI @ Washington Theatre art exhibition will run from Thursday, June 13 through Wednesday, July 24 in the Community Art Gallery at Patterson Park Community Center.
Healing Arts Project, Inc. is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that serves the mental health community throughout Middle Tennessee by providing artistic opportunities for persons in mental health and addiction recovery to promote healing, community awareness and inclusion.
HAPI’s core programming includes free visual arts classes provided at peer support centers across Middle Tennessee. The non-profit organizes classes, provides art materials, and contracts experienced art teachers who plan classes around mental health principles and visual art. HAPI encourages inclusiveness and awareness in the community by curating, managing, and promoting public exhibits featuring artwork by HAPI artists.
HAPI is proud to partner with Patterson Park Community Center – The Community Art Gallery to exhibit the wonderful and creative artwork produced by Murfreesboro HAPI artists. The HAPI @ Washington Theatre exhibition will feature original artwork by local artists, who attend HAPI art classes, at Volunteer Behavioral Health-Our Place Peer Support Center and the Murfreesboro Tennessee Mental Health Consumer Association Peer Support Center.
“Art is an extension of who I am as a person. It allows me to express my emotions, process my feelings and find inner peace.” – HAPI Artist