Mental Health America of Northeast Indiana (MHANI) is pleased to announce a three-month exhibit joining the arts and mental health to raise awareness and inspire hope.
Art of Hope will be hosted at Manchester University’s Gallery 101 from October 24, 2019 through January 24, 2020, with an opening reception to be held on October 24, 2019.

Art of Hope is a three-month long art exhibit to highlight local artists and share inspiring stories about recovery, healing, and hope.

Featuring artwork from artists who have experienced mental health challenges, Art of Hope will encourage candid conversations around mental illness and wellness.

Art of Hope will provide an opportunity for artists and visitors alike to express their mental health experiences and struggles.


October 24, 2019
6:30 PM

Have a first-chance look at the amazing artwork completed by talented local artists, all based on the mental health theme. Artists were asked to submit artwork that made a statement about mental health, or artwork that had helped them work through their own mental health challenges.

Registration is requested but not required.



December 6, 2019
6:00 PM

A contemporary dance performance that showcases several vignettes that relate to mental health. Each dance piece in this show tells its own story of how beautiful, chaotic, joyous, and sometimes unclear life can be; bringing to light issues that should be talked about in our society, without stigma.

Tickets are $8/person or $20/family of 4.

Performance created and performed by Fort Wayne Dance Collective.

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