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50 More Minnesota Artists Trained in Creative Aging Program Model

Article and Blog Post

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

Case Study

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

Case Study

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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Create+Collaborate at LACMA

Case Study

The Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) has a long history of offering art-making classes for all ages, and the museum staff has witnessed the transformative power of the creative process. LACMA used an …

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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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How Creative Aging Programs Are Carrying On Through COVID-19

Article and Blog Post

From Ad Summa, the American Alliance of Museums blog on Museums and Creative Aging: “Older adults are a population especially vulnerable to contracting severe cases of COVID-19, and are therefore advised to take special precautions …

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Innovative “School of Drag” Event Mixes Generations and Gender Performance

Article and Blog Post

In May 2019, gender performers of all ages wowed local audiences at the culminating event for “School of Drag,” an innovative arts workshop series held at the Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) in Tucson, AZ. …

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Introducing Prime Time at MoMA: A Celebration of Creativity and Aging

Article and Blog Post

In this blog post, Rosenberg introduces PrimeTime at MoMA, an outreach and programming initiative aimed to increase participation of New York City residents ages 65 and up. She also shares positive feedback from participants who …

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Mansa Mussa, Teaching Artist

Article and Blog Post

In this interview, visual artist Mansa Mussa talks about how he got started as a teaching artist in Creative Aging, including how he discovered that his father, who had Alzheimer’s, could concentrate on art projects …

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