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Arts for Wellness Day explores the intersection of creativity and well-being at Pinecrest Gardens

Children and families are invited to participate in a day of art and fun in an inclusive setting

MIAMI (November 06, 2017)

The Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs is presenting the second annual All Kids Included Arts for Wellness Day on Saturday, November 18, 2017, 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. featuring a variety of interactive expressive arts and healing activities for children and families with and without disabilities, in an inclusive and supportive setting. The event, held at Pinecrest Gardens (11000 Red Road, Pinecrest) includes a community resource fair highlighting the Arts for Wellness theme. The day’s activities are free with paid admission to the garden:  General admission $5, seniors (65 and over) $3, active military (with ID) free.

Part of the Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs’ “All Kids Included - Accessible Arts Experiences for Kids” (AKI) program, Arts for Wellness Day is a day to explore the intersection of wellness, creativity and the imagination. Families can participate in a variety of interactive expressive arts programs and healing modalities, including art, music, movement, guided mediation, light therapy, vocal toning, nature activities and yoga.

All Kids Included (AKI) promotes inclusive arts and cultural programs in school settings and throughout the community enabling kids of all abilities and their families to participate fully in the arts.  All Kids Included continually raises the bar with excellence in programming that demonstrates and promotes the benefit and importance of inclusionary arts and cultural programs for children and youth. All Kids Included is an initiative of the Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs, made possible with the support of the Miami-Dade County Cultural Affairs Council, the Miami-Dade County Mayor and Board of County Commissioners, and in part through grant funding provided by The Children’s Trust.  The Children's Trust is a dedicated source of revenue established by voter referendum to improve the lives of children and families in Miami-Dade County.  For more information about AKI and its programs, visit www.AllKidsIncludedMiami.org.

For more information about the Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs and its programs visit www.miamidadearts.org.

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