Workshops – Alison W.


Winter Wellness Workshops: A series of SBMA workshops focused on mindfulness, stress-relief, and relaxation through art. Workshops are led by experienced educators and artists who use mindfulness practices in their own work. All Ages and Experience Levels are welcome. Materials and supplies are included in workshop price.

Workshop Price: $50

Museum Member Price: $40. Use discount code mbr20off at checkout.

Available Workshops:

Emotions and Materials: Sunday, November 28, 2:00 – 4:00pm

This workshop will explore how the materials we choose when creating art can help release emotions.

Storytelling with Color: Friday, December 3, 5:30 – 7:30pm

How can you translate a story into only color?

Physical Art: Saturday, December 4, 11:00am – 1:00pm

Release stress with splatter painting.

Feeling Fiber: Friday, December 17, 5:30 – 7:30pm

How weaving can reduce anxiety and stress.

One-Word Collage: Saturday, December 18, 11:00am – 1:00pm

Creating a collage based on one word.


About the Instructor:

A photo pf a woman with glassesHi! I am Alison Westerink. I will be leading some of the Wellness Workshops at the museum this winter. I graduated from IUSB with a Bachelor of Arts, from Bethel with a Masters in Education, and am currently pursuing my Clinical Mental Health Masters at IU. I am a school counselor and have advanced training in grief and loss support. I love integrating art in my profession and hope I can show you how to calm your mind, express yourself, and find your center through the art making process!