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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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Acting Out! An Intergenerational Theatre Performance

Video

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

Book and Chapter

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

Book and Chapter

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   |   Article and Blog Post

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, Creativity and Art: A Positive Perspective on Late Life Development

Book and Chapter

The research presented in Aging, Creativity and Art: A Positive Perspective on Late-Life Development suggests that creativity continues into the later years; higher-order mental abilities related to creativity, like imagination and problem-solving, persist until late …

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Arts, Education, the Brain, and Language

via Arts, Learning, and the Brain   |   Book and Chapter

From the abstract: This study uses neuroscientific methods to examine whether there are cognitive differences between performing arts and non-performing arts students and among students studying different performing arts, in particular between music students and …

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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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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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