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Expressive Arts Symposium Slated for Sarasota

Jan 31, 2015 11:00PM

“Engaging the Collective Imagination,” a weekend expressive arts symposium, will take place at the Holiday Inn Sarasota/Bradenton Airport, from March 6 through 8, 2015.  Co-sponsored by Expressive Arts Florida Institute and the International Expressive Arts Therapy Association (IEATA), the symposium features expressive arts pioneers Pat B. Allen, Sally Atkins and Harold McKinney with two full-day workshops of art, movement, music, drama and more.

A Friday night stand-alone community event, “A Medley of Inspiration, Performance and Participation,” includes a book-signing, collaborative art making and an inspiring medley of music, poetry, art, presentation and audience participation. Additional presenters for the evening include Expressive Arts Florida Institute faculty and Authentic Voicework founder, soprano Stephanie Heidemann. The evening opens with a “meet and greet” and refreshments.

The cost for Friday night alone is $40 (IEATA members and students, $30).  Saturday and Sunday together is $415 (IEATA members and students, $395) and the entire weekend, Friday-Sunday, is $445 (IEATA members $415). There is an optional $20 networking social on Saturday evening.


Location: 8009 15th Street East, Sarasota. Register at For more information, call 941-366-9595 or email [email protected].

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