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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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Creative Aging Enrollment at Pasadena Conservatory of Art Increases

Article and Blog Post

Since the fall of 2018, the Pasadena Conservatory of Music, part of the National Guild for Community Art Education’s Catalyzing Creative Aging Initiative, has continued to see an enrollment increase due to its adult 55+ …

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Debra Pasquerette, Teaching Artist

Article and Blog Post

Debra Pasquerette, teaching artist and Manager of Community Engagement at The Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts in Beverly Hills, CA, has worked with people of all generations across the community. As part of GRoW @ The …

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EngAGE

From the engAGE website: “EngAGE is a nonprofit that takes a whole-person approach to community and creative, healthy aging by providing arts, wellness, lifelong learning, community building and intergenerational programs to thousands of seniors and …

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Mary Crescenzo, Teaching Artist

Article and Blog Post

In this interview with literary teaching artist, Mary Crescenzo, she talks about her first experience with teaching older adult learners, and how this experience led her to instruct adult education courses in theater, visual, and …

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Online Choir Program Retains “Friendships, Solidarity and Community”

Article and Blog Post

Since March 2020, the San Francisco Community Music Center (CMC) has developed several new ways to adapt their Older Adult Choir Program (OACP), which serves nearly 400 older adults in senior centers throughout San Francisco, …

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Online Storytelling Class at The Wallis Retains Intimacy of In-person Workshop

Article and Blog Post

Debra Pasquerette, teaching artist and Manager of Community Engagement at The Wallis Annenberg Center for Performing Arts in Beverly Hills CA, teaches “Staged Stories,” a storytelling/memoir program part of GRoW @ The Wallis, the Center’s lifelong learning initiative. Her and …

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Stagebridge Explores an Infinite Digital Landscape

Article and Blog Post

Stagebridge is the nation’s oldest and most renowned theatre company for older adults. Founded in Oakland, CA in 1978 by Dr. Stuart Kendall, the organization’s mission is to enrich the lives of older adults and …

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The Home/Body Warm-up for Homebound Times

Article and Blog Post

Lifetime Arts Roster Teaching Artist, Greacian Goeke, has taught her signature class, “Free to Move: Expressive Movement & Rhythm for Brain & Body Health,” at the Albany Senior Center outside of Oakland, CA for the …

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There’s Always Hope

From the website: There’s Always Hope is a San Francisco and Honolulu-based firm specializing in promoting age-friendly environments positive aging and better health span. We do this by helping people enrich their life and career …

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