Browse “Mixed Media”

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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Bernie D’Ettorre, Teaching Artist

Articles and Blog Posts

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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Building Bridges: Breaking Barriers Exhibit Addresses Issues of Ageism

Websites

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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Celia Caro, Teaching Artist

Articles and Blog Posts

In this interview with mixed-media artist, Celia Caro, she talks about how she got started as a teaching artist and how one of her colleagues at Pratt, Paul Ferrara, introduced her to the Creative Aging …

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Developing the Art–Technology Intergenerational Community Program for Older Adults’ Health and Social Connectedness

Reports

This report on ACIT (an intergenerational art-technology program) discusses the development, implementation and evaluation of a university based initiative designed to use art to promote individual older adults’ health, well-being, and social connectedness. College students …

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Marta Sanchez, Teaching Artist

Articles and Blog Posts

Marta Sanchez is a teaching artist and visual artist living and working in Philadelphia, PA. She has taught at several community centers and universities including the Tyler School of Art, St. Joseph’s University, Taller Puertorriqueño, and The …

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Ruth’s Table Virtual Drop-in Art Workshops

Programs and Initiatives

Online, Thursdays | 2-3pm PT Virtual Drop-in is a series of free weekly online art workshops with Ruth’s Table teaching artists and educators. Participants will experiment, create, and learn together with at-home art materials. Each …

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Sandra Drabant, Teaching Artist

Articles and Blog Posts

In this interview, Sandra Drabant, a formally trained art teacher, art therapist and mixed media artist talks about her experience working in the Projects Department at the United Methodist Retirement Communities (UMRC), where she taught …

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Talking Memory Program

Programs and Initiatives

This webpage describes the goals and background of a new program for older adults launched in February 2022 by the Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology at Oxford University. Talking Memory is designed to enhance …

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