The Four Freedoms of Mental Health
Tuesday, July 30,
4:30 p.m. Lemonade on the Terrace;
5:00 p.m. Talk/Performance in the Main Gallery.
Eric Plakun, Medical Director/ CEO of Austen Riggs Center will share his thoughts on fundamental rights for anyone seeking mental health treatment. Inspired by Rockwell’s personal example and Roosevelt’s Four Freedoms, Plakun outlines Four Freedoms of Mental Health in an editorial published recently in the Journal of Psychiatric Practice. His Four Freedoms include Freedom from Stigma, Freedom from Dehumanizing Treatment, Freedom to Pursue Recovery, and Freedom of Access to Medically Necessary Treatment.
Art, Love, and Identity: A 50th Anniversary Summer Lecture/Performance Series
Tuesdays, July 9 – August 20
4:30 p.m. Lemonade on the Terrace; 5:00 p.m. Talk/Performance in the Main Gallery.
Join us for an uplifting program series, which explores creativity, productivity, and identity inspired by the three 50th Anniversary exhibitions. Explore the autobiographical elements in Rockwell’s art; learn about the mutually supportive connection between Rockwell and renowned psychotherapist Erik Erikson, and reflect on the defining images from 1969, which both shaped and reflected a period of profound cultural transformation. This series examines, from multiple perspectives, the ways in which art, human relationships, and culture are fundamental to growth, resilience, and creating meaning. $25, $15 members, or apply program pass. Preregister online or via email email@example.com