Arts Workshops

Our Empowerment through the Arts workshops feature fine and performing arts activities that enhance wellness. All are welcome. No previous arts experience is necessary.

Previous offerings have included:

  • Dance workshops 
  • Interactive drumming circles
  • Painting workshops
  • Jewelry-making workshop
  • Transformative stigma-busting mask making sessions
  • Photography workshops
  • Improv/playback theatre classes
  • Poetry workshops
  • Vision board workshops
  • And more!

Learn more about this work:

Article
30
Jun
2017

Two PEERS Staff Members Win Awards at POCC Annual Conference

Yesterday at the POCC's 6th Annual Awards and Conference Program at the Oakland Hilton, two PEERS staff members won awards.

Article
16
Dec
2012

Prayer bead workshop offers creative, spiritual outlets for consumers

The prayer bead workshop allowed participants to reflect and construct a new tool for their mental health.

Audio
17
Jan
2012

The Voices Behind the 'See Me, Not My Diagnosis' Masks

Four individuals and their artwork are featured in an anti-stigma exhibit in Oakland.