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Nature in the Arts @ St. Francis Nature Preserve – “The Art of Mindfulness”

July 22, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm CDT


people along the trail Join Shirley Heinze Land Trust, Franciscan Health Michigan City, Lubeznik Center for the Arts, and Brown Faces Green Spaces at the Nature in the Arts event, “The Art of Mindfulness.”  Take a relaxing walk along the boardwalk, stop at each of the three mindfulness stations, and create your own piece of art to take home.

The Art of Mindfulness will feature:

  • sound-healing and forest bathing,
  • creating a circular mixed media collage to take home, and
  • a relaxing walk along the boardwalk.

Participants who take part in each activity may enter a prize drawing, which includes spa and art therapy gift baskets from Franciscan Health Michigan City and a one-year membership to Lubeznik Center for the Arts.

“The Art of Mindfulness” takes place at St. Francis Nature Preserve, 3500 Franciscan Way, Michigan City, IN 46360 on Saturday, July 22, 2023 from 10 AM – 1 PM Central Time.  The boardwalk trail is wheelchair accessible. Visitors may park near the trailhead entrance at the west end of the parking lot. Michigan City Transit Bus Route 4 stops at Franciscan Hospital.

Activities are FREE at this all-ages, family-friendly event, and you will get to take your art home with you!

Nature in the Arts is an all-ages program offered by Shirley Heinze Land Trust connecting the art community and people to nature. We encourage individuals and families of all backgrounds and ages to participate. Pets are welcome, too! Please be sure to pick up after them and keep on a leash.

Indiana Arts Commission LogoNature in the Arts activities are made possible in part by South Shore Arts and the Indiana Arts Commission, which receives support from the State of Indiana and the National Endowment for the Arts.


July 22, 2023
10:00 am - 1:00 pm CDT
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St. Francis Nature Preserve
3500 Franciscan Way
Michigan City, IN 46360 United States
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