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BY EXCHANGING THE ART OF MEDICINE FOR THE MEDICINE OF ART, O+ EMPOWERS COMMUNITIES TO TAKE CONTROL OF THEIR COLLECTIVE WELLBEING.

Free Yearround EXPLO+RE Class Series Launches June 20
You're invited to a casual and relaxed evening exploring mindfulness, meditation and sound Thursday, June 20 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Anahata: Love & Healing, 35 North Front St., Kingston.
Free Class
Volunteer for
O+ Kingston
We are seeking both Artists' Clinic providers and general festival volunteers for the 10th annual O+ Kingston (Oct. 11-13).

We are also accepting applications from experts in yoga, meditation, sound healing, dance, pilates and nutrition to teach an EXPLO+RE class during the festival weekend.
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Gala Kicks Off $10K Campaign to Distribute Free Festival Wristbands
Attendees at the O+ Spring Gala on April 6 donated just over $3,000 during a "raise the paddle" to kick off a new fundraising campaign aimed at making the 10th annual O+ Kingston festival (Oct. 11-13) even more inclusive and accessible to the community. 

O+ has partnered with the Center for Creative Education, Radio Kingston, the YMCA, Rise Up Kingston, My Kingston Kids, Harambee and other nonprofits to distribute free, all-access festival wristbands to their constituents. Help us reach our goal of 200 wristbands by donating here:
Donate to Wristband Fundraiser
O+ in the news
The “quietly radical” mission and work of O+ is featured in a story for YES!, which aims to provide rigorous reporting on the positive ways communities are responding to social problems.
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Survivor Love
Letter mural
Artists Jess X. Snow and Layqa Nuna Yawar painted a monumental love letter to survivors of sexual assault and violence, featuring words by Tani Ikeda and Kingston-area survivors, on Family of Woodstock's Darmstadt Shelter during the ninth annual O+ Kingston. The project included a facilitated workshop for survivors of sexual violence and their allies.

O+ empowers communities to take control of their collective wellbeing through art, music and wellness.

ART
ART

O+ curators select a theme, review submissions and invite artists to make large-scale murals as well as sculpture, site-specific installation, film, theater and performance in public spaces. O+ artists receive complimentary health and wellness care in exchange for their creative gifts.

MUSIC
MUSIC

O+ festivals feature concerts in large and intimate venues, including a former Vaudevillian theater, galleries, breweries, even alleys. A music panel reviews submissions and invites bands to participate. O+ musicians receive free health and wellness care in exchange for playing festival shows.

WELLNESS
WELLNESS

The O+ Artists’ Clinic is the heart of every festival. Underinsured artists, musicians and volunteers receive care from nurses, doctors, dentists, bodyworkers and mental health professionals. Audiences attend wellness expos, healing arts classes, cycling events and NARCAN & CPR trainings.

O+ supports the health of underinsured artists and musicians through festivals at which they exchange art-making and performances for wellness services: the art of medicine for the medicine of art. O+ helps strengthen community wellbeing with Narcan and CPR trainings, expos of local health-and wellness-related nonprofits, cycling events, classes in the healing arts, mural tours and healthcare forums.

THANK YOU

To our national Sponsors, Partners & Funders

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O+ Festival is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.

Donations are tax deductible.

To donate by check, send to PO BOX 3083 Kingston NY 12402

For sponsorship opportunities (both national and city-specific), contact Joe Concra at joe@opositivefestival.org

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