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Creations of Hope Gallery

The Creations of Hope Gallery is a professionally run art gallery and collective of artists dedicated to the mission of raising awareness of mental health through the exhibition of art. The gallery features artwork and special events highlighting the healing power of the arts. The Creations of Hope Gallery is located in the NOTO (North Topeka) Arts District and is sponsored and organized by the Expressive Therapy program at Valeo Behavioral Health Care. Artists do not need to be enrolled in Valeo Services to participate. Visit the Creations of Hope Gallery Facebook page to learn about current exhibitions and events.

Location

727 S. Kansas Ave, Topeka KS
Regular gallery hours: Thursday 11-4; Friday 12-5; Saturday 11-4
Open until 8pm the first Friday of every month
785-408-8261


For more information: 
Valeo Expressive Therapies
330 SW Oakley Ave.
Topeka, KS 66606


creationsofhopeart@gmail.com
785-783-7558

The Mission of the Creations of Hope Art Gallery:

  • Celebrate the work of artists experiencing mental illness and artists that utilize art as a force for healing.
  • Provide an accessible and empowering resource for artists to enter the art community.
  • Raise awareness and educate about mental health through art.
  • Provide events that challenge stigmatizing views of special populations by focusing on creativity, strengths, and hope rather than disability.

Call for Artists

The Creations of Hope Gallery is seeking artists to exhibit in the gallery and welcomes all artists who would like to participate in our mission of advocacy through art. The Creations of Hope Gallery encourages applications from artists whose lives have been impacted by mental illness or who have utilized art as a source of healing. Artists do not need to be enrolled in services at Valeo Behavioral Health Care or need to experience a mental illness to participate.

Creations of Hope Brochure and Submission Form Follow Creations of Hope on Facebook

Support Creations of Hope with Your Donation

Creations of Hope is not a fundraiser for Valeo Behavioral Health Care. Proceeds from the sale of the art go to the participating artists. The Creations of Hope Gallery is made possible through generous donations. Contact the Expressive Therapies department to make a donation or learn about sponsorship opportunities. You can also donate online at www.squareup.com/store/creationsofhopegallery.

  • Rent for the gallery space
  • Supplies for exhibits 
  • Vocational programs for artists
  • Educational materials on mental illness

To donate to the Creations of Hope art gallery please contact:  
Cara Weeks, Expressive Therapies Manager, cweeks@valeotopeka.org

 

Donations are tax deductible. Valeo Behavioral Health Care is 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization serving Topeka, KS since 1967.

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