Join Us October 13 as We Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with a Special Virtual Session! ¡Únanse a nosotros para celebrar el Mes de la Herencia Hispana!

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn We invite you to join us in this bilingual session to celebrate, honor, and represent our cultural efforts in the field of art therapy! ¡Te invitamos a unirte con nosotros en esta sesión bilingüe para celebrar, honrar y representar nuestros esfuerzos culturales en la profesión de la terapia de arte! ¡La Asociación … Read more

Celebrating National Hispanic Heritage Month: Contemporary Hispanic Artists Your Students Will Love

From September 15th to October 15th, we celebrate and honor National Hispanic Heritage Month. If you’ve ever wondered why it begins in the middle of the month, it’s because September 15th is the day that several Latin American countries celebrate their independence, with Mexico’s and Chile’s falling shortly after. This is a great time for … Read more

Experts Discuss Protecting Cultural Heritage Amid Ukraine War And Climate Change –

The war in Ukraine and the looming threat of climate change have thrust the issue of cultural cultural heritage to the center of conversation among arts and professionals. On Saturday, the New York edition of Tefaf, Europe’s premier art fair, featured a panel discussion devoted to the subject under the title “First Aid to Cultural … Read more

Ukraine’s Cultural Heritage Is Crumbling as Russian Forces Bomb Historical Sites

The Holy Mountains Lavra before it was damaged by a Russian airstrike on March 12 (via Wikimedia Commons) At least 53 historical sites in Ukraine have been identified as severely damaged or destroyed by Russian forces as of last week, UNESCO said. Experts at the world heritage organization are still at work confirming reports, so … Read more

European Parliament “Strongly Condemns” Azerbaijan’s Destruction of Armenian Heritage

On March 10, the European Parliament adopted a resolution that “strongly condemns” Azerbaijan’s intentional destruction of Armenian cultural heritage in Nagorno-Karabakh (or Artsakh in Armenian). The resolution was adopted with 635 votes to two, with 42 abstentions, and with sponsorship by six of the seven groups of the European Parliament, except for the Identity and … Read more

The Ongoing Looting of Sri Lanka’s Cultural Heritage

Impacted cultural heritage in Polonnaruwa, Sri Lanka, left to right: A beheaded statue; one of the four “Seated Buddhas” surrounding the Vatadage in the Sacred Quadrangle; a headless dwarf adorns the exterior walls of the Thivanka Pilimage (Image House) (all photos by and courtesy Emiline Smith) When the temple custodian of the Kotawehera Rajamaha temple … Read more

An Unlikely Pair Doing the Work of Repatriating Indian Heritage

In recent months, the United Kingdom-based Art Recovery International (founded by Christopher A. Marinello) and India Pride Project (co-founded by S. Vijay Kumar) have collaborated to successfully recover and return two priceless cultural objects stolen from India: an 8th-century, goat-headed yogini sculpture which was recovered from an English country house and an 8th–9th century bodhisattva … Read more