The Creative Aging Resource

The Creative Aging Resource is a place to access and share resources that highlight the benefits of arts education for older adults.

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A group of four older adults, black and white, sit at a table and work on beading projects with teaching artist, Big Chief Darryl Montana, at the Louisiana State Museum in New Orleans

A group of four older adults work on beading projects with teaching artist, Big Chief Darryl Montana, at the Louisiana State Museum in New Orleans. Credit: Sara Lowenburg

Case Studies Offer a Crash Course in Creative Aging

One of the surest (and fastest) ways to understand exactly what creative aging programming is all about is to review short cases highlighting exemplary programs offered by a wide array of organizations that serve older adults. Browse this first series to learn how community educators in museums, public library systems, senior centers, arts organizations, and arts service organizations are combating social isolation and ageism through arts education.

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National Guild for Community Arts Education Benchmarking Data Report 2019

Report

From the National Guild for Community Arts Education site: The latest edition of the National Guild’s Benchmarking Data Report is now available! This report contains a wealth of data—on staff and faculty compensation, instructional fees, …

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Above Ground: Information on Artists III: Special Focus New York City Aging Artists

Research and Study

The purpose of Information on Artists III: Special Focus New York City Aging Artists (IOAIII Aging) is to understand how artists — who often reach artistic maturity and increased artistic satisfaction as they age — …

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The Performing Arts Legacy Project

Website

Created by the Research Center for Arts and Culture (RCAC) at The Actors Fund (AF), The Performing Arts Legacy Project is an online platform to document and represent the work of older professional artists in …

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