Painting helps people heal from injury and illness. This month's exhibit at the 100 Pearl Street Gallery in Hartford features works (see above) by patients and contributors in the Hospital for Special Care's (New Britain) Joy of Art! program, founded 12 years ago to help foster recovery and to improve the lives of its patients. Head to the opening reception on June 18.
Art for the Heart: The Healing Power of Creativity
ends July 19, opening reception June 18, 5-7 p.m., 100 Pearl Street Gallery, 1st Floor of 100 Pearl St., Hartford, letsgoarts.org/gallery.