Browse “Teaching Artistry”

“Tell me about a time when you were resilient.”

Article and Blog Post

For the past three years, Dane Stauffer has been teaching a storytelling program series at the Park Square Theater in Minneapolis, MN. Dane was in the middle of teaching the last segment when COVID-19 forced …

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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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Adapting Creative Aging Course Design for Remote Program Delivery

Toolkit

In 2020 Lifetime Arts has developed a series of recommendations designed to assist teaching artists and programming organizations who are considering offering remote classes. This resource addresses topics such as: determining art form appropriate class …

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Adapting Creative Aging Course Design for Remote Program Delivery Guide

Toolkit

Since launching the Creative Aging 101 mini-course in April 2020, Lifetime Arts also developed a series of recommendations designed to assist teaching artists and programming organizations who are considering offering remote classes. This guide addresses …

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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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Antonia Perez, Teaching Artist

Article and Blog Post

In this interview with Lifetime Arts trainer and teaching artist, Antonia Perez, she talks about how an interaction she had with a group of children where she taught them how to paint a public mural …

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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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Bill Wertheim, Teaching Artist

Article and Blog Post

In this interview with poet and artist, Bill Wertheim, he talks about how he got started as a teaching artist, and how he later met Ed Friedman and Maura O’Malley at the Town of Pelham …

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Building Community Through Arts & Culture

Toolkit

From the Toolkit: “…the Age-friendly NYC Commission’s Media, Arts, and Culture Working Group offers the latest information on why attracting and serving older patrons is good for businesses, neighborhoods, and even individual health. The guide …

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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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