HOUSTON — August 30, 2013 — An opening reception for Making A Mark® An Exhibition of Art by Children Touched by Cancer and Blood Disorders will be held Sunday, Sept. 8, from 2 to 4 p.m. at Texas Children’s Hospital.
The exhibit features art by patients from Texas Children’s Cancer and Hematology Centers. The 2013 opening exhibit will be held Sunday, Sept. 8, from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Auxiliary Bridge located on the third floor of the Texas Children’s Hospital Clinical Care Center, 6701 Fannin St.
Complimentary valet parking will be available at the Clinical Care Center, and refreshments will be provided. The art project is a collaboration of the Arts in Medicine Program at Texas Children’s Cancer and Hematology Centers and the Periwinkle Foundation to bring fun and unique opportunities for self-expression to patients and their families.
The Periwinkle Foundation develops and provides programs that positively change the lives of children, young adults and families who are challenged by cancer and other life threatening illnesses and are cared for at Texas Children’s Hospital.
Each year more than 4,000 children are touched by Periwinkle programs Camp Periwinkle, Camp YOLO, Family Camp, the Long Term Survivor Program and the Arts & Creative Writing Program which culminates each year in a traveling exhibition of art by children touched by cancer and blood disorders. Through camping, recreational and arts programming, The Periwinkle Foundation provides opportunities for these special children and their families to heal emotionally, lead fuller lives and become stronger survivors. With the generous help of their friends and supporters in the community, The Periwinkle Foundation changes lives for life. Learn more at www.periwinklefoundation.org.