Boston Creative Aging Program Highlights


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 participatory arts programming to older adults in the city’s Jamaica Plain, Mattapan and South End neighborhoods.

The Creative Aging Program (CAP) has expanded creative arts education for older adults, broadened awareness of teaching artists, and demonstrated the benefits and efficacy of integrating arts into older adult education.

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subject terms

Creative Aging

Creative Aging > Arts Education


Shannon McDonough



resource type

Articles and Blog Posts




Age Strong Commission, Boston, City of Boston Arts and Culture, Creative Aging Programming, Deb Putman, Goddard House, Silvina Ibanez

art forms

Ceramics, Jewelry & Metalsmithing, Painting, Visual Arts

program site types

Arts Organizations, Libraries