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    Seoul Art and Healing Hub

    Introduction

    A space for healing through art for citizens and the society

    The Seoul Art & Healing Hub is a space dedicated for therapeutic art, created by remodeling the former public health center and opening in 2019. It offers a variety of artistic healing programs in which artists and the public heal the minds through art in the spirit of the former health center. The Hub supports both artists’ development of the artistic healing content, collaborations with other areas including communities, education, and welfare, and local communities for citizens’ healing initiatives. The space includes 17 artistic healing activity spaces such as studios and workshops for artists’ research and work, a gallery, a wood workshop, and band room.

    Mission Statement

    • Foster the research, development and publication of art healing services;
    • Discover and nurture artists specializing in art healing;
    • Provide Advanced Residency for artists to participate, produce and publish;

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    Major business

    Development/fostering of arts and healing contents

    Residency Project

    – Arts Health Center
    It seeks healing including artistic experiences, offering highly professional interdisciplinary programs. Ultimate goals are natural healing and relaxation of body and mind through arts activities.
    – Arts, Spirit, Healing
    This interdisciplinary arts and healing program is intended for special categories of occupations and specific groups. The program takes place either at the Hub or by visiting with the aim of relaxing participants from stresses at work and in their lives and refreshing them emotionally.

    Capacity Building Program for Artists in Residence

    The Program focuses on finding and fostering professional art therapists by means of mentoring, cross-teaching workshops for groups of artists in residence, presentations of artists in residence, artist self-development programs, and artist-therapist case studies.

    Spread of Arts and healing Contents

    Collaborations with Outside Organization

    – Green Tree, an arts and healing program for cancer patients
    With a designated donation of global pharmaceutical company SANOFI-AVENTIS KOREA, we have developed and offered arts and healing programs for cancer patients in order to seek their psychological and mental relaxation and support holistic healing through arts.
    – Arts and healing Research Project
    Research to lay the foundation as a professional arts and healing organization by presenting pioneering cases to spread arts and healing concept to the public including initiating a discourse to develop arts and healing contents and establish a framework for arts and healing assessment.

    Enjoyment of Citizens’ Culture and Arts

    Support for Citizens’ Communities

    – Sky Yard
    A place-oriented community that supports citizens’ voluntary everyday culture and arts using vegetable garden as a medium.
    – Sky Atelier
    Woodwork DIY programs are offered, along with initiatives to lead citizens’ creative arts and boost regional solidarity and thereby establish an indigenous community system.
    – Gallery Majeum (connection)
    The gallery is exclusively for exhibitions of works by selected rising artists/groups with the aim of supporting creative arts. It is also used for the display of works of artists in residence/groups.
    – Rental of citizens’ atelier and band room
    Open for citizens’ creative arts and can be reserved via prior online rental booking system (with fees).

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    Address

    • 17 Hoegi-ro 3-gil, Seongbuk-gu, Seoul
    • Facility: 1 Building (B1F-G4F, Rooftop)
    • Area: 787㎡
    • Gross area: 1,997㎡
    • Opening date: July 28, 2010
    • Objective: Healing of people and society through art

    For more information, call

    • T. +82-2-943-9300
    • F. +82-2-6008-7348
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