Join Christina Bradstreet for a 5-minute meditation with Van Huysum's Flowers in a Terracotta Vase.
We recommend finding a quiet spot and watching on 'full screen' to get the most out of the experience:
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Take 5 minutes for a mindful look at Jan van Huysum's 'Flowers in a Terracotta Vase.'
Jan van Huysum Visits
In the summer of 2021, 'Flowers in a Terracotta Vase' went on a tour of the UK, visiting a series of unusual and unexpected locations.
Stopping off in Cornwall, Norfolk, the East Midlands, South Yorkshire, Scotland and Northern Ireland, the painting was displayed in non-museum venues, including a food bank and community library, a covered market, a former department store and community centres.
6 Ways to Wellbeing
The tour promoted ways in which art and culture can support wellbeing and reach audiences who had been disproportionately affected by Covid-19 and the UK lockdowns. Each destination on the tour explored one of six ‘Ways to Wellbeing': Connect; Be Active; Take Notice; Keep Learning; Give; and Care (for the Planet).
We hope that this meditation might help you to pause, take 5 minutes for yourself, and to look at art in a new or different way.
This project is supported by
Art Explora – Académie des Beaux-Arts Award
The John S Cohen Foundation
Insurance has been gifted by Blackwall Green