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-Experiencing Art Decreases Stress Levels-

Science Shows Art Is Doing Something Amazing to Our Health

Art's sweet relationship with the brain and body makes a trip to the museum worth it.

There's no doubt that art has helped shape society. We build galleries that host priceless creations from the world's best talent. People all over the world are familiar with famous paintings such as the "Mona Lisa," and everything from architecture to fashion falls within the realm of art. But beyond simply appreciating the craft and enriching our lives, can science measure the effect art has on us?

Yes, yes it can. Art can do the brain and body some real good, beyond equipping you with dinner party talking points. Here's the breakdown:

Experiencing art decreases stress levels.

A study from the University of Westminster found that participants' stress levels decreased after a lunchtime visit to an art gallery. Participants self-reported their stress levels before entering the gallery and then spent 35 minutes exploring the space in any way they wanted. Upon exiting, they expressed being less stressed. Furthermore, they also had lower concentrations of cortisol, commonly known as the stress hormone.

The catch? There was only a decrease in cortisol levels if the visitor came in with relatively high levels. But considering how many of us…

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Posted by MySLArt.org on December 18, 2014 at 11:51am

Sip & Shop Jewelry Trunk Show at Norton's Fine Art.

Saturday, May 7th: 12 - 4pm


Creative & Unique Jewelry, Hand Made By St. Louis Artisans.

Stop in and meet some of the artisans that create your favorite jewelry.

Have a glass of wine and see their most recent creations.

Just In Time For Mother's Day (the next day!)

Karen Roodman Demonstrations – “Make It & Take It- Learn to make tassels for your jewelry”, as well as “Wire Twist Jewelry”.

Participating Jewelry Artists:
Abby Keough
Mary Losing of Wire Dance Designs
Carolyn’s Jewelry & Glassware Designs

Special Addition: 
Mary Kay 
with new mascara & spring items.


Check our website for added artisans & more details:
www.NortonsFineArt.com

Posted by Norton's Fine Art & Framing on April 20, 2016 at 12:51pm

Third Degree Third Friday!

MySLART member Allison Ready will be doing free henna tattoos at the Third Friday Free Party at Third Degree Glass Factory from 6-9 P.M. Be there for henna, glass blowing tutorials, firebreathing exhibitions, and plenty of opportunities to buy some of the best blown glass you'll ever see! Admission is free, tips are welcome!

Posted by Jon Rose on May 17, 2013 at 1:28pm

This is what myslart does..

Posted by MySLArt.org on May 4, 2013 at 1:51pm

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