Art and Health Series

The Power of Art: Creating through Disorders of the Mind
November 6, 2019 7 p.m.

Explore the late works of Vincent van Gogh, Paul Gauguin, Willem de Kooning, Yayoi Kusama, and Isa Genzken among others who remained prolific creators of art while experiencing different, forms of mental illnesses. Find out how other artists have coped with mental illness through their work and consider the benefits of arts programs that serve patients with similar challenges.

Open to the public. FREE for Members. FREE for Students with ID. $10 for Non-Members.

About the Art and Health Series

This series presents the stories of artists who creatively respond to mental and physical health issues through their artwork. By creating dialogue between experts in the discipline of art and those in the field of medicine and health, these programs offer the opportunity to better understand the mind, the body and the resilience of people facing incredible challenges.  


Leigh A. Arnold, Ph.D.
Associate Curator, Nasher Sculpture Center

Mark Goldberg, M.D.
Professor, Neurology and Neurotherapeutics, Associate Vice President of Institutional Advancement at UT Southwestern Medical Center and O'Donnell Brain Institute member 

Dr. Ann Marie Warren, Ph.D., ABPP
Co-Director of Trauma Research at the Level I Trauma Center at Baylor University Medical Center, at Baylor Scott & White Health 

Bonnie Pitman
Distinguished Scholar in Residence, Edith O’Donnell Institute of Art History, and Director of Art/Brain Innovations, Center for BrainHealth at The University of Texas at Dallas


The Art and Health Series is made possible through the generosity of The Donna Wilhelm Family Fund.


Baylor University Medical Center, part of Baylor Scott & White Health
Center for BrainHealth at The University of Texas at Dallas
Edith O’Donnell Institute of Art History at The University of Texas at Dallas
UT Southwestern Medical Center/Peter O'Donnell Jr. Brain Institute

Nasher Sculpture Center
2001 Flora Street
Dallas, Texas 75201
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