Active Streets + 352Creates 2019

Active Streets + 352Creates 2019 celebrated creativity and movement for health and wellbeing on Sunday, February 24th!     Over 35 organizations and groups gathered in Depot Park to lead free, participatory events for the Gainesville community. Events ranged from storytelling and dancing to yoga and painting. Thank you to all the people who made the [...]

By | 2019-03-01T17:31:25+00:00 March 1st, 2019|CreateinCommunity, Gainesville, News|0 Comments

Harmonograph Art at GFAA: February’s #CreateInPlace

Gainesville Fine Arts Association hosted February’s #CreateInPlace activity! The event was organized by Tracy McDurmon, Teresa Cooper and Jimmy Yawn and other members of GFAA. The event was free and open to the public.   Participants were able to make art through a device called the harmonograph, a machine that dates back to the 19th century. [...]

By | 2019-02-14T18:20:10+00:00 February 14th, 2019|CreateInPlace, Gainesville|0 Comments

Create at the Harn: December’s #CreateInPlace

  For December's #CreateInPlace 352Creates partnered with the Harn Museum of Art for an amazing evening of participatory creativity! Activities included opportunities to dance, paint, view works of art and make puppets. The event was free and open to all and part of the Harn's monthly Museum Nights (the second Thursday of each month). To [...]

By | 2018-12-21T14:30:44+00:00 December 21st, 2018|CreateInPlace, Gainesville, UFHealth, UniversityofFlorida|0 Comments

Y-Not Theatre: November’s #CreateInPlace

On the third Thursday of every month, Y-Not Theatre hosts Gainesville Playreaders at Third House Books in downtown Gainesville. A play selected by Paul Gabbard, the groups curator, is read in its entirety by attendees. On November 10th, Gainesville Playreaders gathered for a special evening to Create in Place, promoting the idea that creativity is [...]

By | 2018-11-15T14:52:02+00:00 November 15th, 2018|CreateInPlace, Gainesville|0 Comments

Pop-Up Culture: October’s #CreateInPlace

Pop-Up Culture is an annual event held at the University of Florida to celebrate National Arts & Humanities Month. This year, the event also coincided with #CreateInPlace -- the second Friday of each month! Organizations, individuals or businesses from UF and the greater Gainesville community hosted activities in the Plaza of the Americas on UF's campus. The [...]

By | 2018-10-18T23:25:36+00:00 October 18th, 2018|CreateInPlace, Gainesville, UniversityofFlorida|0 Comments

Hip Hop Collective at UF: September’s #CreateInPlace

On the second Friday of September, The Hip Hop Collective at UF hosted a free breakdancing workshop for 352Creates monthly Create in Place! The Hip­ Hop Collective is a student organization that represents hip hop culture at the University of Florida. Their mission is to “further the education and development of hip-hop culture by bringing [...]

By | 2018-09-20T17:56:27+00:00 September 20th, 2018|CreateInPlace, Gainesville, UniversityofFlorida|0 Comments

UF HealthStreet: August’s #CreateInPlace

HealthStreet is a community engagement program at the University of Florida that aims to improve the health of our community by bridging gaps in healthcare and health research. For 352Creates second Friday of the month, HealthStreet hosted "Practice Mindfulness & Creativity" for an afternoon at their location right off of Archer Road in Gainesville. Mindfulness is [...]

By | 2018-08-17T13:55:50+00:00 August 17th, 2018|CreateInPlace, Gainesville, UFHealth|0 Comments

Mandalas for All @ Mindspace Collective: June’s #CreateInPlace

Mandalas for All hosted a free intimate mandala workshop open to the public at Mindspace Collective for June's #CreateInPlace Friday! Participants were given a options to create mandalas on rocks, paper, the sidewalk or any found object. Evelyn Rodriguez, who started Mandalas for All after her retirement as a clinical behavioral specialist and college professor, is [...]

By | 2018-06-15T18:42:32+00:00 June 15th, 2018|CreateInPlace, Gainesville|0 Comments

Nurses Week at UF Health: Rangoli sand mandalas

A version of this story was originally published on the UF Health Bridge by Isaac Heller on May 10, 2018.  UF Health Shands Arts in Medicine (AIM), along with 352Creates, celebrated National Nurses Week, May 6-12, by encouraging staff to engage in art making. This year’s theme — Nurses: Inspire, Innovate, Influence — focuses on [...]

By | 2018-05-12T16:32:10+00:00 May 12th, 2018|CreateInPlace, Gainesville, UFHealth|0 Comments