The Lotus Education & Arts Foundation will offer free coloring Winter Workshops at 5 p.m. on Feb. 3 and 25.
Amanda Hutchins, the operations and visual arts program manager at Lotus, will lead each of the workshops at their location at 105 S. Rogers St.
Hutchins said the events will incorporate coloring with learning about Aboriginal culture. The provided coloring sheets will have an Aboriginal-inspired drawing on the front for guests to color in. On the back of the coloring sheets, there will be information about Aboriginal art, language and culture.
“We think that incorporating art, learning and culture into a medium that is accessible to anybody, and is also just a very relaxing activity, would be beneficial to the community,” Hutchins said.
Coloring can have a variety of benefits including stress relief, improved motor skills and vision, better sleep and focus and increased mindfulness, Hutchins said.
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