Alliance for a New Humanity is a venue for encounter for those who are working for
humanity, a platform responding to the challenge of dehumanization, by unifying the constructive,
caring, human voices of the world. Its goal is to recapture humanity’s, humanity, to reconnect
with the spiritual value of oneness, to connect those perceiving it and to project the feeling
through all means, far and wide, increasing the sharing platform of humankind.
American Academy of Religion (AAR) and its partner organization, the
Society of Biblical Literature,
are scholarly organizations that sponsor conferences and meetings exploring multiple world
religions and spiritual traditions, as well as publications and other valuable resources.
The Armagh Rhymers
are one of Northern Ireland’s most celebrated masked folk theatre ensembles. They have delighted
audiences all over the world with their unique blend of music, drama, song and dance.
Atlanta Jung Society
Bioneers is a network of citizens, scientists and entrepreneurs that
explores practical solutions adapted from natural systems and native cultures and then applies
those solutions to fundamental environmental, economic and social challenges.
Comedy for Peace is a very serious effort to promote peace in a very funny way. They
use comedy to show Palestinians and Israelis a way to co-exist and film to broadcast this
message to a global audience.
Centre de L'Imaginaire Arthurien is a French Arthurian resource center
housed in the Chateau de Comper-en-Broceliande in Brittany, France. The Centre promotes
the study of Arthurian legend and Breton folklore. Director Claudine Glot publishes books
on Breton lore, and curates art exhibitions at the Abbaye de Daoulas in Brittany, including
Fées, a 2002 exhibition of fairy tale art from the 12th to 21st centuries.
produces animated Web and digital media projects, including
The Big Myth.
Duirwaigh Gallery is dedicated to "the art of enchantment," featuring paintings, sculpture,
dolls, and merchandise (prints, cards, calendars, etc.) by artists Amoreno, Amy Brown,
Kinuko Craft, Ian Daniels, Wendy Froud, Linda Ravenscroft, Charles Vess, Terri Windling,
and others. Duirwaigh, which means "door" in Gaelic, specializes in art (for both children
and adults) that opens doorways into the realm of Faerie. Based in Georgia near Atlanta,
they maintain an on-line gallery, a publishing company, and promote their artists at shows
around the country.
EmergentSpirit is a spiritually-rooted community adult education center in the Atlanta metro
area. Through seminars, interest groups, conferences, retreats, and special events, and with roots
in the mystic-contemplative dimensions of the Judeo-Christian tradition, they explore a new
spiritual vision for the new millennium — an interspiritual vision that seeks to move beyond
dogmatism, exclusivism, and biblical literalism, into an open, integral spirituality honoring diversity
and difference, and drawing on the mystical core of all the world's great religious traditions.
Endicott Studio of the Mythic Arts, an interdisciplinary organization dedicated to the
creation and support of mythic art.
Georgia State University's Department of Religious Studies
Man Press in Abingdon, West Virginia specializes in art, illustrated books, and comics
inspired by myth, legend, fairy tales, and traditional ballads. Their beautiful publications are
illustrated by Charles Vess, and written by a variety of writers from Charles de Lint to Sharyn
McCrumb. Vess and Shaffer have also curated two exhibitions of mythic art: Dream Weavers,
which toured museums and galleries in the U.S. in 1992, and the Mythic Journeys Ancient
Spirit, Modern Voice exhibit at the DeFoore Center in Atlanta, Georgia in 2004.
Heartland Circle is a member-based network offering resources, education,
and access to the VisionHolders who are called to be social and organizational
pioneers in these times. The Heartland Members Circle utilizes web-based
community-building tools to support connectedness and conversation on many
levels. Heartland offers online community services, publishing and commerce,
authentic conversation, support and leadership development, challenge and
inspiration, face-to-face at retreats, and voice-to-voice through The Art of
Imaginal Institute is a conduit for imagining: celebrating and supporting the leap between ideas
and action through dialogue, lifelong learning, and creative expression.
Interstitial Arts Foundation is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to
the celebration, study, and promotion of Interstitial Art, supporting artists and scholars who
work between or across genres and traditions. The IAF’s goals are to foster connections
between interstitial artists in a wide variety of fields, and to support the efforts of individuals
and organizations (small presses, events venues, etc.) that bring various forms of interstitial
art before the general public.
The Interstitial Studies Institute at the State University of New York,
New Paltz campus, is devoted to the study and practice of the Interstitial Arts: literary
production that falls between currently established genres and forms, including mythic
arts. The goal of ISIS is to facilitate the understanding and production of such literary
works. Each summer, ISIS conducts an intensive writing workshop and analytic seminar,
often including Endicott writers as guest speakers.
Campbell Foundation. Mythic Imagination Institute was born in the Atlanta Mythological
RoundTable, a discussion group sponsored by the Click here to find (or start) a Mythological RoundTable
in your area.
Journey Into Wholeness is a community committed to individual and collective
transformation through an exploration of the relationship between modern spirituality
and the psychology of Carl Jung. They offer an opportunity to explore this relationship
through conferences, seminars, workshops, and other events conducted throughout the
country and the world. The offices of Journey Into Wholeness are located in Brevard (near
Ashville), North Carolina.
MARIAL: Emory University's Center for Myth and Ritual in American Life
Miriam's Well produces conferences and other events in the New York area.
Museovivo is a
foundation that works with the myth that is still alive as an anthropological reality in Chili,
South America. They work with young people to create a "living museum" spaces that
extend the borders of consciousness, encompass a multiplicity of world visions, and nurture
pride in the humble pursuits of daily life. Living folkways are sustained via the history, visions,
garments, pastimes, medicine, music, rituals, deities and mysticism of a people.Some English
translations, but much of this web site is in Spanish.
Mythopoeic Society celebrates the "mythmaking" works of J. R. R. Tolkien, C. S. Lewis,
and their fellow Inklings. They publish journals and newsletters, host an annual myth convention,
give annual awards to mythic novelists and scholars, sponsor local discussions, and more.
Association for Poetry Therapy promotes healing and growth through poetry. "Bibliotherapy"
literally means books, or literature, to serve or help medically. Poetry Therapy is a specific and
powerful form of bibliotherapy, unique in its use of metaphor, imagery, rhythm, and other poetic
The 2005 National
Black Arts Festival celebrates the creative continuum. Audiences spanning generations
— from the young to young-at-heart — experience the contemporary legacy of the
Masters and the energy of the emerging artist through Dance, Film, Music, Literature, Theater,
and the Visual Arts. Join the celebration of the creative contribution of people of African descent.
Be transformed by the unique, dynamic, entertaining and creative dialogue between the Master,
the Mentor and the Muse. This year's festival — Generation to Generation: Master,
Mentor, Muse — runs July 15 - 24, 2005 at numerous venues in and around Atlanta.
Pan-Hellenic Delphic Games of antiquity, which celebrated the arts, were reawakened
in an eight-day festival in Delphi, Greece, June 4-11, 2005. This historic re-inauguration featured
live world-class performances, intensive workshops by renowned artists and roundtable
discussions on the convergence of dance, music, drama and poetry inspired by the venerable
tradition of the Delphic Games and the rich mytho-history of Delphi. This event was sponsored
by the Isadora Duncan
International Institute, Inc., the
Society for the Study of Myth and Tradition (Publisher of Parabola Magazine) and
The Town of Delphi (Mayor Panagiotis Kaltsis). Presenters Michael Meade, Jeanne Bresciani,
Ph.D., Galatea Psonis and Richard G. Geldard, Ph.D.
Ratner Museum for those interested in art, the Bible, mysticism and Jewish heritage.
School of Living Dreams assists with pan-cultural vision quests, wilderness rites of passage,
dreamtending, personal growth counseling, shamanic journeys, and communication and relationship
training, Guide Amy Katz teaches at the University of Alaska, and also works out of Santa Barbara,
of Biblical Literature, and its child organization American Academy of Religion are scholarly organizations
that sponsor conferences and meetings exploring multiple world religions and spiritual traditions,
as well as publications and other valuable resources.
Sound & Spirit is a weekly series of hour-long radio programs exploring the human
spirit through music and ideas. Ellen Kushner hosts the show. It is produced by WGBH Radio
Boston and distributed by Public Radio International. Sound & Spirit weaves history, myth, and
spiritual traditions together with music to take listeners on a journey around the world and through
the ages. With subjects ranging from pilgrimage to family relationships, Shakers to Buddhists,
and births to funerals, there is always something new to explore.
Spring: A Journal of Archetype and Culture is the
oldest Jungian psychology journal in the world. Published twice a year, each Spring Journal is
organized around a theme and offers articles and book reviews in the areas of archetypal
psychology, mythology, and Jungian psychology.
Surlalune Fairy Tales Here's a terrific online community for in-depth
discussions of fairy tales.
Telling My Story is a virtual healing community for dream work and myth.
The Veronica Institute for Life Story & Veronica Women's Theatre in Portland, Maine
is a non-profit organization that explores the potential that stories hold for increased
consciousness in individuals and in our culture as a whole. Their focus is two-fold: on
the personal stories we tell about ourselves, and on the media stories that society tells
about our humanity. The name, Veronica, came to our founder in a dream. From the
Latin, vera iconica, Veronica means True Image. The institute offers workshops,
performances and travel experiences to explore stories drawn on symbols, myths and
Worthwhile Magazine's editorial mission is to put purpose and passion on the same
plane as profit. WORTHWHILE offers a roadmap for business success that is more personally
fulfilling and socially responsible. They live by the motto that it is impossible to have a meaningful life
without meaningful work.
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