Montclair State University and Atlantic Health System are proud to announce their new Arts and Health Partnership, which was officially launched on September 26, 2013 in the George Segal Art Gallery.
President Susan A. Cole, Dean Daniel Gurskis (College of the Arts), and Dr. William Neigher (Vice President of Atlantic Health System) attended the event and spoke about the vision of this unique professional collaboration. The goals of the partnership include enabling research and publication, providing a forum for performance and exhibitions, training students and professionals in the areas of arts, health, and medical humanities education.
To view a student-produced news feature about the event, visit WiredJersey. (Nilay Patel: Photographer, Renato Peralta: Video, Stephanie Giang: Producer/Editor. Video provided by School of Communication and Media students in the News Production Lab class at MSU under the direction of Steve McCarthy.)
MSU President Susan Cole
Dr. William Neigher (Atlantic Health System)
Jed Wheeler (MSU, Arts and Cultural Programming)
Brian Dallow (Music for All Seasons)
Dean Daniel Gurskis (College of the Arts)
Maria Lupo (Atlantic Health System)
with Stephanie Giang (MSU Student)
Robert Cart (MSU, Cali School Music)
Provost Willard Gingerich
Brian Abrams (MSU, Cali School Music)
Neil Baldwin (MSU, Creative Research Center)
Nancy Lushington (MSU, Theatre and Dance)
Lori Katterhenry (MSU, Theatre and Dance)
Kathleen Reddington (MSU, College of the Arts)
Donna Reed Zaleski (Carrier Clinic)
Karen Pinzolo (ArtPride NJ Foundation)
Marie Sparks (MSU, College of the Arts)
Kathy Smith (Partners for Health)
The partnership’s next event is the “4th Annual Arts in Healing Coalition Conference: Alzheimer’s, Aging and the Creative Arts,” which will include art therapy, music therapy, movement and storytelling. The program will take place on November 8, 2013 from 9:30am to 3:30pm at the Montclair Art Museum, Leir Hall, 3 South Mountain Avenue, Montclair, NJ 07042. This conference is free and lunch will be provided. Registration is required; register now.