Students volunteer for several of our ongoing workshops to fulfill course requirements. Contact us to learn more about how you can volunteer to join in the contagious cycle of spreading smiles and healing through art.
To honor our artists we program art exhibitions to allow the larger community to see the impact art is having on patient lives. Our Exhibitions are set up as fundraisers to raise money for the organization we are working with.
mission & vision
Millions of people suffer each year from diseases that prevent them from living normal lives. It is our goal to spread SMILEs and healing in order to help them gain the confidence they need to live better lives. We teach methods of using art to combat symptoms that are frequently found with their medical condition.
The Art Cart and DopaFit Wellness Center headed to Louisville, Kentucky to speak about the importance of creativity, nutrition, and movement at the Ponies for Parkinson's event!
DopaFit Wellness Center is owned by Chad and Saba Moir and is an organization that provides specialized fitness training, group exercises, and nutrition consultations to people with Parkinson's Disease as well as other neurological diseases. DopaFit Fitness Trainers are Delay the Disease Certified.
American Training INC is an organization that has committed to excellence in service to people with disabilities, youth-at-risk and adults looking to improve their skills through life-long learning programs. They are empowered to help people live meaningful lives.The Art Cart works with American Training Inc's Day Hab program serving adults with cognitive disabilities and neurological disorders.
September 2016 The Art Cart was invited to present at a Renewal Room at the World Parkinson's Congress. We brought our Creativity and Movement program to Portland, Oregon!
The American Parkinson Disease Association (APDA) was founded in 1961 with the dual purpose to Ease the Burden - Find the Cure for Parkinson's disease.In that time, APDA has raised and invested more than $87 million to fund research, patient services and education, and elevate public awareness. As the country's largest Parkinson's grassroots organization, APDA aims to Ease the Burden for the more than one million Americans with Parkinson's disease and their families.The Art Cart works with APDA in Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Iowa, and Connecticut.