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12/30/2019 | 1:00pm6:00pm

Salmagundi Arts Club show

(Ends January 1, 2020) There’s still time to catch the biggest little art show in town. The historic (founded in 1871) Salmagundi Arts Club’s traditional Thumb Box Exhibition and Sale…

June 28, 2016

Art-Making: It’s Powerful Medicine

…for senior arts programming and provides models for others who want to replicate its programs. Lifetime Arts Lifetime Arts supports those who are building new creative aging programs. Services include…

February 3, 2014

Tim Carpenter: “Thriving Through the Arts

…talk about his work and vision: changing the way we age – and how we look at aging – by infusing arts education into senior living communities and building a…

06/23/2019 | 2:00pm3:30pm

Culture Trekkers – The Bronx Museum of the Arts

…Call 917-267-8306 to RSVP. You will receive confirmation and further details after signing up. This week: The Bronx Museum of the Arts 1040 Grand Concourse Bronx, New York 10456 *Free…

July 10, 2019

Older performers star in Legacy Project

…Center for Arts and Culture, The Actors Fund held a launch event for the Performing Arts Legacy Project website at Actors’ Equity in New York City on May 6, 2019….

January 11, 2016

At 93, Norman Lear has a wicked new comedy script — and more from the week online

…seniors arts programming. A veteran arts educator, she knew the research that shows that being engaged in the arts can boost our emotional, mental and physical well-being as we age….

July 30, 2013

Fun for the Brain: Make Art!

…and conquer it, as well as get greater satisfaction from our artistic creations.   Learning Fine Arts Online   Cities, colleges and community centers offer fine arts classes for adults….

March 8, 2013

12 Art Shows to See During Armory Week

…but in this it is probably an apt reflection of the art world: basically, it is both.” Featuring work from 44 international galleries and non-profit arts organizations from 14 countries,…

January 26, 2015

Aging with Attitude: Pole Dancer Greta Pontarelli

…as her children were old enough to go to school, she went back to the gym for aerobics and weight training. Eventually she studied martial arts, especially a form that’s…

April 14, 2013

Linky Sunday: A New Resource for Creative Aging, Late Life Crises…

…Age creatively! The National Center for Creative Aging has launched the first Directory of Creative Aging Programs in America. The directory features arts programs serving older people and includes intergenerational…

February 25, 2015

Bulletin Board: Opportunities for Senior Performers and Artists

…Team ArtCart’s Documentation Project What do you imagine when you hear the phrase “an aging artist’s studio.” Most likely stacks of paintings or drawings dating back decades. And what happens…

09/05/2019 | 6:00pm7:00pm

Clark Center Celebration

The Clark Center for the Performing Arts (founded by Alvin Ailey) was an incredible hub of artistic expression with classes in dance theater, music and stagecraft. Performances, often free or…

July 25, 2013

97 Ideas for Happy Aging: Get Involved

…young researchers would benefit from if only they could find them. Read Arts-centric co-housing communities Build small, affordable senior cohousing communities for musicians and artists, and anyone whose passion for…

February 12, 2013

Planet Talk: LES Cultural Icon Penny Arcade

…much funding from arts-supporting bodies that would have allowed me to do more of that. The arts-funding bodies are incredibly ageist. It’s something that’s not really talked about. It’s the…

May 1, 2017

A Theater Workshop Joins Generations

…Mind the Gap participants While a handful of other organizations bring different generations together through the arts—among them, Elders Share the Arts and Roots & Branches—Mind the Gap’s unique structure…