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Bellman Brown Bag: Canyon Hills Project – One Year Later

May 9 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

FREE

Speakers present their research and results on the evaluation of a year-long art residency program with the Canyon Hills Center, a youth psychiatric facility in Spearfish. The study evaluated daily scores of the students who participated in the weekly art program to explore possible relationships between the program and positive behavioral changes. The residences were built around the theme of “Telling Your Story.” This theme encouraged emotional exploration, self-expression, creativity, and inspiration.

The program goal was to provide broad exposure to many different forms of art and artists, with the overlying goal of improving the lives of residents and creating a better environment for both residents and staff. Local artists provided two to five-week residencies in various areas of the arts, including dance, theater, pottery, collage, sculpture, songwriting, and poetry, to name a few. Results presented in this talk show the analysis after an entire year of the program.

Speakers currently scheduled to present are Alex Giles, BHSU student researcher, and a representative from the Canyon Hills Center.

About Alex Giles

Alex Giles is a junior at Black Hills State University studying psychology. Her expected graduation date is May of 2019. She is currently on two undergraduate research teams for the university, with emphasis in the areas of art therapy and pain. After graduation, she plans to go to graduate school and study clinical psychology.

 

What is the Bellman?

The Bellman Brown Bag series is a humanities program designed to explore ideas, history, literature, art, and culture.  Programs are presented on the second Wednesday of each month, noon to 1:00 p.m.  Designed to begin and end within each lunch hour, patrons are invited to bring their lunch, if desired, or simply enjoy an hour of learning and entertainment.

Details

Date:
May 9
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Cost:
FREE
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Organizer

Matthews Opera House & Art Center
Phone:
605-642-7973

Venue

The Matthews Opera House – Theatre
612 Main Street
Spearfish, 57783 United States
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Phone:
6056427973

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