Art & Ideas: The Healing Arts

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Learn how Mayo Clinic Eau Claire collaborated with UW-Eau Claire to encourage and promote the use of the Arts in healing processes.

Dr. Todd Wright will speak about the healing power of art, focusing on the Healing Reflections Mural project. He will share how his own traumatic experience inspired him to seek out ways to heal beyond traditional medicine, using the humanities. Discover more about this partnership mural project, the knowledge exchange between two large institutions in Eau Claire, and how the humanities can help heal, both physically and mentally.

About the Speaker

Dr. Todd Wright is an orthopedic surgeon with Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau Claire. He was one of several coordinators for the Healing Reflections Mural project, in partnership with the University of Wisconsin--Eau Claire.

Sponsored by the Wisconsin Shakespeare Festival