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‘I Like It, Actually’: Why So Many Older People Thrive in Lockdown

via The New York Times   |   Article and Blog Post

The New York Times’ John Leland reports: “People age 70 and up account for two-thirds of all coronavirus deaths in New York, though they make up less than 10 percent of the population. Yet many …

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“A Storied Life”: A New Generation of Digital Storytellers Emerges

Article and Blog Post

In January, the culminating event for, “A Storied Life,” a 12-week digital storytelling workshop, taught by Theresa Dawson, was held at the Jacob Burns Film Center (JBFC) and offered in partnership with The Knolls, a …

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Above Ground: Information on Artists III: Special Focus New York City Aging Artists

Research and Study

The purpose of Information on Artists III: Special Focus New York City Aging Artists (IOAIII Aging) is to understand how artists — who often reach artistic maturity and increased artistic satisfaction as they age — …

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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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Arts & Minds: Connecting Art & Well-being (US)

The mission statement from the Arts & Minds site: Arts & Minds is a not-for-profit organization committed to improving quality of life for all people living with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias through engagement with …

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Arts Learning and the Older Adult

Video

This webinar was primarily aimed at senior center staff, but was applicable to Creative Aging arts organization staff and teaching artists. The webinar dived deep into best practices and principles related to adult learning. Attendees …

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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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Creative Aging Programming: Lessons Learned

Video

This webinar was offered to teaching artists, arts organization and senior center staff in NYC who completed a Creative Aging program and wanted to bring their programming to the next level. During the workshop, participants: …

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Dave Johnson, Teaching Artist

Article and Blog Post

In this interview with poet and teaching artist, Dave Johnson, he talks about how he got started as a teaching artist at Poets House, a poetry library in New York City. His teaching artist career …

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