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“Our Life, Our Stories” at the Speed Art Museum

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From the Speed Art Museum website: “How can an old memory assist in creating a new one? That is the question explored in Our Life, Our Stories, an exhibition about each artist’s relationship to photographs …

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“Peace 4 the Ages” Forges Intergenerational Bonds During COVID-19

Articles and Blog Posts

In the beginning of 2020, Michael Matthew Ferrell, founder of Alive & Kickin, a touring vocal ensemble of older adults “who rock,” collaborated with Sandy Boren-Barett, the CEO and Artistic Director of Stages Theatre Company, …

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50 More Minnesota Artists Trained in Creative Aging Program Model

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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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A Handbook for Cultural Engagement with Older Men

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In 2015, the Whitworth Art Gallery (Manchester, UK) produced a Handbook for Cultural Engagement with Older Men that is a key resource for museums throughout the UK.  The Handbook resulted from a year long research …

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Acting Out! An Intergenerational Theatre Performance

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Gloria King and Jarahn Cosby perform, “Acting Out!,” at “Advancing Creative Aging in NYC,” a convening held on February 7, 2020 at the Ford Foundation in New York to celebrate and share the findings from …

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Aging and Gender in Literature

Books and Chapters

By adding consideration of age to that of race, gender, and class, this innovative volume seeks to show how growing older affects literary creativity and psychological development and to examine how individual writing careers begin …

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Aging and Gender in Literature: Studies in Creativity

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From WorldCat’s description: By adding consideration of age to that of race, gender, and class, this volume seeks to show how growing older affects literary creativity and psychological development, and to examine how individual writing …

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Aging Artists on the Creativity of Their Old Age

via Creativity Research Journal   |   Articles and Blog Posts

Drawing on information collected from 88 graphic artists in their 60’s, 70’s, and 80’s, the investigators sought to learn about aging and its effect on their work. They concluded: “The perceived handicaps of aging largely …

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Aging Better with the Denver Public Library: Report on Older Adult Services

Reports

The Aging Better Report by Denver Public Library (DPL) on its 2019-2020 Older Adult Services is more than the usual departmental report. It is based on a philosophy about aging and learning, exemplified in the …

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Aging Gracefully: Pallette, an Intergenerational Arts Program, Pairs VCU Students with Senior Adults to Overcome Ageism Through Art

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Pallette is a program of Virginia Commonwealth University’s School of Arts’ Department of Dance and Choreography that was started in 2014 to enable interdisciplinary health profession students to work with older adults on creative projects. …

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