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IntNSA Art Exhibition  (4853)

09/05/2012 5:30 PM - 09/05/2012 8:00 PM

www.AddictionAndArt.Org is pleased to appear in a conference exhibition highlighting substance abuse, addiction and recovery. Substance abuse is currently our world’s biggest disease – responsible for cancers, strokes, accidents, suicides, murders and
violence. The purpose of this exhibit is to contribute to the concept that creativity and artistic expression can play a significant role, both in recovery and in raising awareness of the personal and community tolls caused by substance abuse and addiction.
Organizers of this event believe that artworks can give insights into the human experience of addiction, can spark dialogs, can teach and can change perceptions. Artists have been invited to submit original artworks on the theme of drug addiction and recovery.
IntNSA conference attendees will be invited to select their top selections of the art. Prize honors for 1st, 2nd and 3rd will have monetary awards. Artists accepted for the show will be asked to attend the reception to discuss their artwork with IntNSA attendees.
We think you are in for a real treat! The Johns Hopkins University Press will be on hand with Addiction and Art books for sale.

Location: The Madison Hotel

1177 15th Street NW
Washington, DC 20005
United States

Sponsoring Organizations: Peer Assistance Services Drexel University Reckett Benckiser Pharmaceuticals Inc. Alkermes Johns Hopkins Unversity, School of Nursing University at Buffalo, School of Nursing Livengrin

Type of Event: Artistic

Targeted participants for this year's event: 200

Primary Contact:
PO Box 14846

Lenexa, KS  66285

United States



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