Past Events

 

Beyond the Scar: A Virtual Portraiture Project

Online – Zoom

Access Living is looking for models to pose for “Beyond the Scar”, a portraiture project facilitated by disabled artist, art therapy intern, B Randolph (they/them). Models’ portraits & stories will be included in Access Living’s Disability Portraiture Project archive. If you are someone with apparent scars and have lived experiences of disability, please join us! Who […]

The Power of Art: Recycled Sculptures as Art Therapy and Eco-Resistance

Creative Chicago Reuse Exchange 2124 W. 82nd Place, Chicago, Illinois, United States

Does the climate crisis keep you up at night? Do you feel hopeless and depressed thinking about the government’s response to climate change? Are you interested in activism? A eco-art therapy study called The Power of Art: Recycled Sculptures as Art Therapy and  Eco-Resistance is currently recruiting participants ages 18-26 to take part in an in-person […]

Midwest Inclusive Dance Festival

Mayor's Office for People with Disabilities - Field Office 2102 W. Ogden Avenue, Chicago, Illinois, United States

Join us for the 2024 Midwest Inclusive Dance Festival! All bodies, minds and experience levels welcome. This is the inaugural event of the Midwest Inclusive Dance Festival! (MWIDF) will be an annual event bringing together people with and without disabilities for movement exploration. This year's event will include the following: Participants can come and go […]

Sustainable Liberation Series

UIC Disability Cultural Center 1007 W. Harrison Street, Room 231, Chicago, Illinois, United States

The Sustainable Liberation Series is a biweekly group series facilitated by disabled art-therapists-in-training Miriam Austin-Wright (they/she). Each of the two sections will meet biweekly in-person for two hours at the UIC Disability Resource Center Quiet Lounge (Room 231). The afternoon section will meet 1-3 PM and the evening section will meet 4-6 PM.  This group […]

Spring Peer Mental Health Support Group

Online – Zoom

The Spring Peer Mental Health Support Group provides an opportunity for Disabled-identifying people and those exploring their relationship to disability identity to share and hold space for one another in an accessible and virtual setting. The group is held virtually via Zoom on Mondays from 5-6pm CT, with one Monday off each month. Facilitated by […]

Cambiando Vidas

Event Series Cambiando Vidas
Online – Zoom

Cambiando Vidas meets on the second, third,and fourth Tuesdays of every month, and provides a critical space for immigrants with disabilities to come together, organize, and effect change. Learn more about Cambiando Vidas. This is a virtual meeting that takes place over Zoom. Please contact Michelle Garcia to get the Zoom link. Cambiando Vidas meetings are […]

Beyond the Scar: A Virtual Portraiture Project

Online – Zoom

Access Living is looking for models to pose for “Beyond the Scar”, a portraiture project facilitated by disabled artist, art therapy intern, B Randolph (they/them). Models’ portraits & stories will be included in Access Living’s Disability Portraiture Project archive. If you are someone with apparent scars and have lived experiences of disability, please join us! Who […]

Spring Online Inclusive Dance Workshop Series

Online – Zoom

The Spring Online Inclusive Dance Workshop Series is a weekly Wednesday gathering for movers of all kinds. Facilitators will lead participants through an exploration of dance-making tools, dance techniques, and improvisational exercises. All bodies, minds and experience levels are welcome. All workshops are held remotely via Zoom. We meet weekly on Wednesdays from 6:30 pm […]

Beyond the Scar: A Virtual Portraiture Project

Online – Zoom

Access Living is looking for models to pose for “Beyond the Scar”, a portraiture project facilitated by disabled artist, art therapy intern, B Randolph (they/them). Models’ portraits & stories will be included in Access Living’s Disability Portraiture Project archive. If you are someone with apparent scars and have lived experiences of disability, please join us! Who […]

Midwest Inclusive Dance Festival

Mayor's Office for People with Disabilities - Field Office 2102 W. Ogden Avenue, Chicago, Illinois, United States

Join us for the 2024 Midwest Inclusive Dance Festival! All bodies, minds and experience levels welcome. This is the inaugural event of the Midwest Inclusive Dance Festival! (MWIDF) will be an annual event bringing together people with and without disabilities for movement exploration. This year's event will include the following: Participants can come and go […]

The Power of Art: Recycled Sculptures as Art Therapy and Eco-Resistance

Creative Chicago Reuse Exchange 2124 W. 82nd Place, Chicago, Illinois, United States

Does the climate crisis keep you up at night? Do you feel hopeless and depressed thinking about the government’s response to climate change? Are you interested in activism? A eco-art therapy study called The Power of Art: Recycled Sculptures as Art Therapy and  Eco-Resistance is currently recruiting participants ages 18-26 to take part in an in-person […]

Spring Peer Mental Health Support Group

Online – Zoom

The Spring Peer Mental Health Support Group provides an opportunity for Disabled-identifying people and those exploring their relationship to disability identity to share and hold space for one another in an accessible and virtual setting. The group is held virtually via Zoom on Mondays from 5-6pm CT, with one Monday off each month. Facilitated by […]