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August Curiosity

Updated: Jul 28, 2023

Hello everyone!

Welcome to August Curiosity...

August Curiosity

This month's theme is “August Curiosity”,

and the color of the month is


Our participants are encouraged to incorporate our

monthly themes and colors within their artistic expression.

Last Month: “July Friendships”

  1. August is Social Wellness Month, Bebe Moore Campbell Social Minority Mental Health Month, or BIPOC, and July 24th is International Self-Care Day. We explore friendship as a tool for being social, celebrating minority mental health, and self-care!

  2. No Stigma Speaker’s Bureau:

  3. MVMC welcomes George Jagatic, our NEW! Art and Movement facilitator!

  4. The New “Art and Movement” session is 2 PM - 3 PM, Fridays at Arts Consortium’s My Voice Media Center.

  5. The NAMI T-Shirt Design is complete and ready to be submitted for NAMIWalks 2023!

  6. Participant Appreciation Certificates Awarded!

  • THIS MONTH: “August Curiosity”

  1. This month’s color is “Purple” (The code is #510087.).

  2. In August many are preparing for school again. We are proud of you and the courage for curiosity!

  3. Art and Feelings continues to collaborate with the monthly theme and color with the project coordinator. Fridays 10-12 PM

  4. Our new Printmaking facilitator has been very successful in helping participants find references, create a block, and make prints! Fridays 12-2 PM

  5. Sign up with Olivia for our Art and Movement session, Fridays 2-3 PM. Space is limited!

  6. Que Concha will be home to My Voice Media Center's Art soon....come listen to acoustic guitar and purchase art on August 4th, F1rst Friday, from 5-8:PM!

Sign up for Taste the Arts Volunteering:

The My Voice Media Center (MVMC) is made possible through a partnership between the Arts Consortium and the Tulare County Health and Human Services Mental Health branch.

We offer Photography, Printmaking, Video Editing, Photo Editing, Drawing, Painting, Guitar, 2D and 3D Art, NSSB (No Stigma Speakers Bureau), Peer Support, Art and Feelings, Art and Movement, and other activities, such as field trips.




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The My Voice Media Center serves adults from throughout Tulare County who have

first-hand experiences with mental health struggles and those who provide support for the same.

We believe that self-expression through various mediums of art can help our community members thrive on their path of wellness and recovery. The My Voice Media Center

aims to reduce the stigma surrounding mental illness.

Our activities include the following:

  • We provide a safe and welcoming environment where participants may explore their own artistic style

  • We provide opportunities for our participants to learn from professional artists on and off-site

  • We provide exhibition and art sale opportunities for interested participants

  • We provide opportunities for our participants to take part in presentations that help educate our community at large about mental wellness and recovery

  • We collaborate with local organizations to promote and advocate for mental health services

  • We provide opportunities for our participants to visit other arts and culture centers

We would like to invite you to become a participant in the My Voice Media Center's free arts programming by visiting us and completing an enrollment form.

Our program hours are 10 am to 3 pm from Tuesday to Friday.

Voicemail: 559-772-0001


Enroll at the Arts Consortium's My Voice Media Center:

808 N Court St. Visalia, CA 93291

My Voice Media Center


Arts Consortium


Thank you!



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