"Artful Healing" is an exhibit at the MFA (Museum of Fine Arts in Boston). It can be seen through February 18, 2013.
This exhibition features a range of works from participants in the MFA's
Artful Healing program, which brings the MFA collection and Museum
educators to three partner institutions:
Massachusetts General Hospital,
Children’s Hospital Boston, and Dana Farber Cancer Institute to improve
environments through art-making, promote healing, and inspire hope in
patients, families, and staff. “Artful Healing” highlights approximately
40 works, including drawings, photographs, and other 2D media produced
by families and individual participants in response to images from the
This program speaks volumes to the soul. I would not be surprised if this young boy was listening to music as he created his art. It should be instituted in all areas of the world, where the need for strength of soul is vital when fighting a serious illness. A beautiful concept put into reality.