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50 More Minnesota Artists Trained in Creative Aging Program Model

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In July 2019, Aroha Philanthropies and the Minnesota State Arts Board offered the third in a series of Creative Aging trainings for teaching artists working in all arts disciplines. The event, held at the Minneapolis …

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Adapting Creative Aging Course Design for Remote Program Delivery

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In 2020 Lifetime Arts has developed a series of recommendations designed to assist teaching artists and programming organizations who are considering offering remote classes. This resource addresses topics such as: determining art form appropriate class …

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Building Creative Aging Ideas Worksheet

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This tool was designed for teaching artists’ use this tool when assessing their interest in working with older adults, the assets and skills they may employ to teach them, and curricular adaptations they might need …

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Case Studies Offer a Crash Course in Creative Aging

One of the surest (and fastest) ways understand exactly what creative aging programming is all about is to review short cases highlighting exemplary programs offered by organizations that serve older adults. Lifetime Arts is proud …

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Creative Aging 101: A Day in the Life of a Teaching Artist

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In this Lifetime Arts “Teaching Artist Talks” video, trainer Lauren Jost describes a typical day in the life of a teaching artist. Lauren also discusses the adaptive nature of a teaching artist, and the importance …

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Creative Aging 101: Adapting Curriculum to Older Adults

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In this Lifetime Arts “Teaching Artist Talks” video, trainers Lauren Jost and Vinny Mraz discuss the differences between teaching younger vs older adult learners, and how these differences inform the design and delivery of creative …

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Creative Aging 101: Adapting to Participants’ Interests

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In this “Teaching Artist Talk” video, trainers Antonia Perez and Vinny Mraz discuss the difference between sequential programs and drop-in programs.

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Creative Aging 101: Adapting Your Plans

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In this Lifetime Arts “Teaching Artist Talks” video, Vinny Mraz speaks with Lauren Jost about how he develops a plan for each new creative aging program, and how those plans allow for flexibility and adaptation.

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Creative Aging 101: Case Study — Comedy Workshop

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In this case study, Lifetime Arts Trainer, Vinny Mraz, talks about the “Comedy Workshop” program which he has led in senior centers in the NYC area. This case study provides insight into the variety of …

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Creative Aging 101: Case Study — Drawing and Printmaking

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In this case study, Lifetime Arts Trainer, Antonia Perez, discusses the drawing and printmaking program, “Plein Air Drawing,” that she taught at the Jacob A. Riis Senior Center in Queens, NY.

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