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Culture Days will return September 20 – October 13, 2024.

Healing Ceilings

Nature & outdoors Painting Visual arts
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Scugog Arts

Port Perry, ON

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Free.

Offered in English.

Wheelchair accessible.

About

Scugog Arts and the Port Perry Hospital Foundation are collaborating to spread well-being through painting ceiling tiles. With the help and talent of local artists tiles will be painted, and then placed back in the hospital allowing patients to have something calming and colorful to look up at.

Similar initiatives have proven successful and shown the public that there is a healing power associated with art. Specifically, scenes depicting open landscapes and nature have been highly beneficial in comforting patients. The tiles can also serve as a distraction during treatments and exams.

Before the tiles make their way back to the Port Perry Hospital, they will be on display surrounded by a hub of culture and arts at Culture Days in Scugog. Discover hands-on workshops, engaging demonstrations, an exhibition of ceiling art, and live musical performances along Perry St in Port Perry on Saturday, September 28th from 11 am to 5 pm.

This is a fundraiser for the Port Perry Hospital Foundation. To sponsor a tile, for a minimum donation of $200, please contact Lindsay Cochrane at the Foundation Office at 905-985-7321 Ext. 45580 or [email protected].

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Scugog Arts and the Port Perry Hospital Foundation

Scugog Arts

Established in 2005, the Scugog Arts is a not-for-profit organization with a volunteer board of directors and is dedicated to providing a strong voice for arts and culture in Scugog Township and to promoting and growing the arts in all areas of the community. Scugog Arts members include individuals, businesses and organizations that participate in or support a vibrant local cultural scene, which includes theatre, music, dance, visual and graphic art, craft, literary arts, and arts education.

Port Perry Hospital Foundation

Port Perry Hospital Foundation, formerly Community Memorial Hospital Foundation, was established in 1979 with a mission to support the best in health care for our community at Port Perry Hospital (formerly Community Memorial Hospital).

The Foundation is led by a committed volunteer Board of Directors, dedicated to supporting excellence in health care at Port Perry Hospital.

More about the Port Perry Hospital Foundation: https://www.pphfoundation.ca/about/

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Queen St and Perry St Hub

Scugog Arts Port Perry, ON

Come celebrate 10 years of Culture Days with Scugog Arts! Join us at the Queen St and Perry St Hub in downtown historic Port Perry for an all-ages weekend of culture and arts. The festivities begin on Saturday, September 28th at 11 a.m. Di...

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