Opening Minds Community Arts Show

Join us for the reintroduction of Opening Minds, an art show in celebration of mental health. The gallery display will be featured in-person and online! Learn more here!

Calendar of Events:

In partnership with SLO County Arts and The Bunker SLO, Transitions-Mental Health Association presents the Opening Minds Community Arts Show- an exhibit that will take place during the month of May in support of Mental Health Awareness Month! 

All events are held at The Bunker, 810 Orcutt Rd., San Luis Obispo, CA 93401

The Bunker Gallery Display

May 5th – May 31st

Join us during the month of May to view the Opening Minds Community Arts Show. Artists from across San Luis Obispo and Northern Santa Barbara Counties will be featured in this exhibition highlighting mental health, mental illness, and the journey between the two. Grab a cup of coffee from Nautical Bean and cruise the gallery or stop by for one of our feature events.

Opening Reception at Art After Dark

Friday, May 5th from 5:00pm-9:00pm

Join us for an opening night reception to welcome the community to Opening Minds and highlight this year’s featured artist, Jen Goodell.

Wellness Center Welcome & Sound Bath

Saturday, May 6th from 5:00pm-7:00pm

The TMHA Wellness Centers will give a presentation about the services and community support they offer at their 3 centers across SLO County, followed by a 1-hour sound bath provided by Jamie Nicole from Harmonic Holistics. To sign up for the Sound Bath, please contact Clara Cobb, Community Resource Coordinator, at or (805)540-6564. Space is limited. Attendees are asked to bring a blanket or yoga mat to lay on, a pillow for head support, and an eye cover or eye pillow. 

Movie Night with PAAT

Saturday, May 13th starting at 5:00pm

Join us for a special viewing of the award-winning documentary “Is Your Story Making You Sick?”, which reveals the science and practice of how individuals battling addiction, PTSD, depression, and other stress-related illnesses can heal by re-examining the stories they tell themselves.  The film will be followed by a talkback from TMHA’s Peer Advocacy Advisory Team.  

Opening Minds: Performance Edition

Saturday, May 27th starting at 5:00pm

Join us for an evening of poetry, song and stories around the theme of living mentally well.



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