2013-03-15 / Community

RAA’s Reaches Out With Day Of Healing Through Art


Some of the splendid RAA musicians and guests in the music/performance area. The audience also enjoyed spoken word performances. RAA features a very vibrant music component. Some of the splendid RAA musicians and guests in the music/performance area. The audience also enjoyed spoken word performances. RAA features a very vibrant music component. The Rockaway Artists Alliance brought together all the arts for a Day Of Healing Through Art on Sunday, March 10th, at the Knights of Columbus hall.

A Storm tossed residents of the Rockaways and Broad Channel were invited in to take a breath, relax, refresh, renew and create.

RAA volunteers, RAA kidsmART instructors, New York City Regional Arts in Healthcare and Brooklyn Watercolor Society members and the support of the community made it a very fulfilling event.

Here are a few images from that very successful and well received afternoon event.



Models and artists came together for Sunday’s RAA event. Models and artists came together for Sunday’s RAA event.


At the Watercolor Table. No artistic experience was necessary. Members of the Brooklyn Watercolor Society were on hand for guidance if needed. At the Watercolor Table. No artistic experience was necessary. Members of the Brooklyn Watercolor Society were on hand for guidance if needed.

Sophia Skeans, one of the event organizers, stops to add her thoughts, words and images to the Literary Arts Scroll. RAA supports an active Writers Group. Sophia Skeans, one of the event organizers, stops to add her thoughts, words and images to the Literary Arts Scroll. RAA supports an active Writers Group.

One of the youngest artists at the Rockaway Artists Alliance Day of Healing Through Art. One of the youngest artists at the Rockaway Artists Alliance Day of Healing Through Art.

Children, parents and grandparents all enjoy the Sketching area. Artist/instructors from RAA kidsmART educational program created a special mask making session for kids. Children, parents and grandparents all enjoy the Sketching area. Artist/instructors from RAA kidsmART educational program created a special mask making session for kids.

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