Humana Foundation donates $30k to support Kentucky Center Arts in Healing program

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HUMANA FOUNDATION DONATES $30,000 TO THE KENTUCKY CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS TRANSFORMATIVE ARTS IN HEALING PROGRAM 

LOUISVILLE, Ky.— The Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts recently received a $30,000 gift from the Humana Foundation. This grant will be used to support The Kentucky Center’s Arts in Healing program, which provides positive arts experiences to those healing from physical and mental health challenges.

 “We are truly thankful for the support of the Humana Foundation,” said Kentucky Center President Kim Baker. “Grants from generous organizations like Humana make it possible for The Kentucky Center to support those healing from difficult circumstances through the arts.” 

This grant from the Humana Foundation will help The Kentucky Center expand its Arts in Healing program to reach even more patients recovering from substance abuse, movement disorders and the wounds of war, children facing physical and emotional abuse and abandonment, seniors embracing the end of life, families dealing with homelessness, and patients undergoing cancer treatment.

Arts in Healing participants engage in instrumental music, vocal music, storytelling, dance, drama and visual arts – providing a creative outlet for stress and difficult circumstances.

 About The Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts

The mission of The Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts is to lead and enrich the artistic, educational and economic vitality of the region by providing unparalleled programming and cultural events. The Center serves Kentucky through education and initiatives which expand and diversify audiences while enhancing their understanding, appreciation and support for the arts.

About The Kentucky Center’s Arts in Healing Program

Arts in Healing provides artist residencies and on-going arts programming of instrumental music, vocal music, storytelling, dance, drama, poetry-writing and the visual arts to patients in 15 local healthcare facilities, including Our Lady of Peace, Nazareth Home, The Robley Rex VA Medical Center, Frazier Rehabilitation Institute, Volunteers of America, The James Graham Brown Cancer Center, and the Home of the Innocents.