Browse “Creative Aging Programming”

A Dose of Creativity

Video

Teaching Artist are key to delivering creative aging programs. In this video, you will hear stories from older adult students about how their artmaking and learning experiences impact all aspects of their life.

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Annie Montgomery, Teaching Artist

Article and Blog Post

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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Antonia Perez, Teaching Artist

Article and Blog Post

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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Bernie D’Ettorre, Teaching Artist

Article and Blog Post

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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Bill Wertheim, Teaching Artist

Article and Blog Post

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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Boston Creative Aging Program Highlights

Article and Blog Post

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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Breaking Down Barriers: A Continuing Tradition of Access Programs at MoMA

Article and Blog Post

From the blog post: “MoMA’s commitment to access for all is embedded in the history of the institution itself, beginning with one of the Museum’s earliest innovations in art education: the establishment of the War …

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Celia Caro, Teaching Artist

Article and Blog Post

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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Connect Through Creativity Now: Social Distancing Doesn’t Have to Equal Social Isolation

Article and Blog Post

“Making sure that arts programs for older adults provide social engagement opportunities intentionally connected to the art-making is at the heart of Lifetime Arts’ recommendations, supported by important research. We’ve decided to launch a campaign …

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Connecting Generations in Senior Center Housing: A Program Implementation Toolkit

Toolkit

This toolkit was developed by Generations United and the Leading Age LTSS Center @UMass Boston with funding from the RRF Foundation for Aging (formerly the Retirement Research Foundation). It was designed specifically to help senior …

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