Conference: ART AND PSYCHE IN THE CITY (July 10-22; NYC)


New York, New York

JULY 19-22, 2012

An International Conference Organized by the Art and Psyche Working Group

Sponsored by the Jungian Psychoanalytic Association, the International Association for Analytical Psychology, the Archive for Research in

Archetypal Symbolism and the National Association for the Advancement of Psychoanalysis

Cosponsored and Hosted by New York University Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development: Department of Applied Psychology and Department of Art and Art Professions

The Art and Psyche Working Group is pleased to announce a conference on the creative collaboration between depth psychology and the arts in the context of a city.

Traditional plenaries, workshops and breakouts will feature presentations by painters, musicians, poets, actors, photographers, psychotherapists, analysts and expressive arts therapists. Ten minute sparks of images and ideas will flash throughout the conference.

The Arts Paths offer designed tours of the National Museum of the American Indian in New York City, the Rubin Museum of Art, the Morgan Library and Museum, the Asia Society Museum, the Whitney Museum of American Art, the Metropolitan Museum of Art and its Watson Library, the Cathedral of St. John the Divine. There will be walking tours of the Masonic temple and the High Line, viewings of subway station murals in The Arts For Transit program, and selected art and psyche videos at NYU. Maps of galleries and subway art will be provided.

The Archive for Research in Archetypal Symbolism (ARAS) and the Kristine Mann Library (KML) will offer open houses for those interested in the arts, symbolism and psychology.

The Thursday night public program with the award-winning poet Mark Doty on Walt Whitman, and Donald Sosin on his score for the film Manhatta, will includea panel with composer Jorge Martin and photographer Deborah O’Grady. A Saturday night Dream-Over, an overnight spent at the Rubin Museum, will be offered.

Program, registration and hotel information can be found at artandpsyche.

Lauri Masur

CDK Events Management, Inc.

1465 Route 23 South #189

Wayne, NJ 07470


973-464-7330 (c)

973-696-3784 (f)


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