Self-Portrait Projects - “before” and “after” 12 hours of instruction

As part of the Accessible Workshops Program at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, The Branch Out Project gives the “Six Week Selfie Project” for people with Parkinson’s disease, their caregivers, and two Veteran‘s organizations; Veterans Empowered through ART, (V.E.T. Art) and the Veterans of Philadelphia Parkinson’s Disease Research, Education and Clinical Centers, (PADRECC). One participant wrote, “One day, toward the end of our program, I heard an individual holler, ‘Wow! I can draw! All my life I wanted to draw and never thought I could!’ I was just as happy (and inspired). In fact, the whole class, along with their caregivers, left there smiling…”