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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

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

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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

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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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Adapting Creative Aging Course Design for Remote Program Delivery Guide

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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 topics such …

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Annie Montgomery, Teaching Artist

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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

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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

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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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Behind the Scenes at the Cabildo with Big Chief Darryl Montana

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As part of the program, “Beading with the Big Chief,” offered at the Louisiana State Museum and taught by Big Chief Darryl Montana of the Yellow Pocahontas Hunters, the museum put together this behind-the-scenes tour …

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Bill Wertheim, Teaching Artist

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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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