Drinkable Arts Sponsors Painting with a Purpose, Supports Local Charities

Drinkable Arts Philadelphia is a mobile art event company providing instructor-led paint on wood or glassware events at area homes and restaurants. Local owner and operator Ava Adames recently created a separate charitable initiative she calls “Painting with a Purpose.”

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Handmade: The Therapeutic Effects of Crafting

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by Lauren Johnson

There’s something inherently satisfying about creating with one’s own hands. Whether growing vegetables in a garden or baking a tray of muffins from scratch, being able to create helps us connect with our creative abilities as well as with ourselves. Studies have shown that adults that participate in crafts such as knitting, sculpting, painting or sewing experience therapeutic benefits that can greatly benefit their physical, mental and social well-being.

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