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“Our Life, Our Stories” at the Speed Art Museum

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From the Speed Art Museum website: “How can an old memory assist in creating a new one? That is the question explored in Our Life, Our Stories, an exhibition about each artist’s relationship to photographs …

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“A Storied Life”: A New Generation of Digital Storytellers Emerges

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In January, the culminating event for, “A Storied Life,” a 12-week digital storytelling workshop, taught by Theresa Dawson, was held at the Jacob Burns Film Center (JBFC) and offered in partnership with The Knolls, a …

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Aging Better with the Denver Public Library: Report on Older Adult Services

Reports

The Aging Better Report by Denver Public Library (DPL) on its 2019-2020 Older Adult Services is more than the usual departmental report. It is based on a philosophy about aging and learning, exemplified in the …

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Antonia Perez, Teaching Artist

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In this interview with Lifetime Arts trainer and teaching artist, Antonia Perez, she talks about how an interaction she had with a group of children where she taught them how to paint a public mural …

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Beading with the Big Chief Darryl Montana at the Louisiana State Museum

Case Studies

After conducting community assessments and connecting with local artists, The Louisiana State Museum (LSM) team designed a creative aging workshop series representative of the interests and cultures of the people they sought to serve. The …

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Behind the Scenes at the Cabildo with Big Chief Darryl Montana

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As part of the program, “Beading with the Big Chief,” offered at the Louisiana State Museum and taught by Big Chief Darryl Montana of the Yellow Pocahontas Hunters, the museum put together this behind-the-scenes tour …

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Bernie D’Ettorre, Teaching Artist

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In this interview, visual artist Bernie D’Ettorre talks about how she began teaching art classes to Alzheimer’s patients at area art galleries. This led to her teaching Creative Aging classes to senior groups at nursing …

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Boston Creative Aging Program Highlights

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Earlier this year, Mayor Martin J. Walsh along with the Age Strong Commission and the Office of Arts and Culture announced a partnership with Goddard House Community Initiatives and Lifetime Arts that has brought free …

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Building Bridges: Breaking Barriers Exhibit Addresses Issues of Ageism

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The Building Bridges: Breaking Barriers exhibition is a call for attention and an attempt to address the profound issue of ageism engrained in our society. The pandemic era has not only helped unmask, but negatively …

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Careful Planning and Continuous Refinement: Online Programming Success for Museo de Historia, Antropología, y Arte

Case Studies

Having been a member of the 2019-2020 Aroha’ Philanthropies’ Seeding Vitality Arts in Museums cohort, Museo de Historia, Antropología, y Arte had some experience delivering remote creative aging programming when they applied for and received …

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