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Health & Healing Programs

When a patient's commitment to recovery is paired with healing through art, anything is possible.

Artwork on gallery display from ACT's Health & Healing Programs
About Health & Healing Programs 


Open to residents in designated hospitals, long-term care facilities, and other related agencies across West Michigan. 


Relaxed, welcoming environment encourages participation, with no previous art experience necessary.


Lessons are crafted to align with the health needs of the participants.

Professionally Taught

All Health and Healing classes are taught by professional Teaching Artists.

Residential Programs

Grand Valley State University’s Campus Links program supports college students with autism. ACT brings monthly workshops in rotating art forms for students.

ACT provides a variety of visual art workshops every other month for senior residents at American House Jenison.

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American House Jenison

GVSU Campus Links

ACT provides hands-on visual art and music experiences on a bi-weekly basis to members at the Michigan Veteran Homes at Grand Rapids.


Michigan Veteran Homes

at Grand Rapids

Hospital Programs

Patients at Spectrum Health hospital receiving neurological rehabilitation services participate in weekly music workshops led by ACT Teaching Artists.

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Spectrum Health Neurological Rehab

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