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10*10*10: Free Poetry Workshops with Dave Johnson

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From March 23 through March 27, Lifetime Arts Roster Artist Dave Johnson partnered with Poets House to host 10-minute poetry workshops at 10AM EST. In the workshop, participants tuned in to write a quick poem …

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Annie Montgomery, Teaching Artist

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In this interview with Lifetime Arts’ Director of Education, Annie Montgomery, she talks about how her passion for theatre inspired her to become a teaching artist, and how a colleague invited her to co-teach one …

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Bill Wertheim, Teaching Artist

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In this interview with poet and artist, Bill Wertheim, he talks about how he got started as a teaching artist, and how he later met Ed Friedman and Maura O’Malley at the Town of Pelham …

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Create with The Carle! at The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art

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To position themselves as a place intended for all ages, The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art developed a creative aging program series, “Create with The Carle!” These programs offered adults the opportunity to …

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Dave Johnson, Teaching Artist

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In this interview with poet and teaching artist, Dave Johnson, he talks about how he got started as a teaching artist at Poets House, a poetry library in New York City. His teaching artist career …

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Frank Ingrasciotta, Teaching Artist

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In this interview, performing artist Frank Ingrasciotta, talks about how he discovered educational theatre and how one of his performances at a senior living center led him to teaching a memoir writing workshop to senior …

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From In-Person to Virtual Programs: A Case Study of Challenges & Successes

via American Alliance of Museums (AAM)   |   Article and Blog Post

This article focuses on a creative aging playwriting workshop that was offered at the Olana State Historic Site until COVID-19 made it impossible for participants to meet in person. The program was shifted to a …

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Greenwich House Pivots to Online in Response to COVID-19

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When the COVID-19 crisis began, the staff at Greenwich House in New York City worked tirelessly to ensure that all of their members had access to the meal services that they absolutely rely on. However, …

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Hermine Meinhard, Teaching Artist

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In this interview with teaching artist Hermine Meinhard, she talks about how she got started as a teaching artist and poet, and how Lifetime Arts’ Creative Aging in America’s Libraries Initiative led her to teach …

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Intergenerational Programming: Working Stories at School One

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Intergenerational programming is traditionally structured in a model that puts the older adult into a mentor role of the younger person. Often it is the younger person who creates the work inspired by the older …

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