Thursday, January 26, 2023

Arts Corner

Here you will find all the latest arts content on Mad in America including the latest submissions to the Art, Poetry, Humor and Meme galleries, the latest Song of the Week, calls for art, and articles on the topic of art and mental health.

Mad in America’s galleries are always open for submissions! Submit your original art, poetry, humor and memes here. Also, join us every Thursday night at 7PM on Zoom for Mad in America’s co-arting sessions open to all. Come create with us! Register here.

What's New

Reducing Health Care Provider Stigma with Theater

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Theater can help providers see common experiences for stigmatized populations, decreasing discriminatory beliefs.

New Articles, Blogs and Podcasts

Reducing Health Care Provider Stigma with Theater

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Theater can help providers see common experiences for stigmatized populations, decreasing discriminatory beliefs.

Art and Transformation: Creating Justice in Mental Health

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An upcoming conference focuses on the perspective of artists and activists in answering what it means to have a just mental health care system: Who decides who is labelled as mad?

Call for Teen Art in All Media!

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MIA's Family Resources and Arts sections are co-sponsoring an online teen multimedia art exhibition with the theme “Beyond Labels and Meds: What It Feels Like to Be Me.”


Mad in America encourages teen artists in all genres to define their unique experience, identities, struggles, and dreams on their own terms. Click here to learn more.

MIA offers weekly co-arting sessions with Arts Editor Karin Jervert. These 1 hour sessions are opportunities to create in your preferred artistic medium together with others. Click here to learn more and to register.

Dream Police by Cheap Trick

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This week's Song of the Week was suggested by MIA Reader Lupa Moon: "From 1979, Cheap Trick was speaking to me with Dream Police. Is it about voices in my head? Do I think...

Submit to MIA Galleries

Click here to submit original art, poetry, humor or memes.

Past Exhibitions

Photo of hand with pen drawing a sign that says Creativity and COVID: Art-making During the Pandemic

Creativity and COVID: Art-Making During the Pandemic

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The pandemic lockdown last year afforded me a precious gift of time to explore my creative spirit, and that, in turn, gave me a powerful way to cope.

Achievement Pressure

Disgraced Before Embraced

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