NCCA-MetLife Foundation Creativity Matters! Lifelong Learning Through the Arts Symposium

sponsored by: 
MetLife Foundation
Tuesday, June 15, 2010 - 8:00am
Mountain View, CA

This interactive and informative symposium focused on developing lifelong learning through engaging arts programs and activities including singing, theater, storytelling and drumming.  The day included a keynote presentation by Michael Patterson, founder of mindRAMP & Associates, LLC provided an overview on how creativity can strengthen the mature mind in his engaging keynote called, The Sciences of Creativity and Cognitive Enhancement.

Susan Perlstein, Founder, NCCA; Founder of Elders Share the Arts and Presidential Award Winner in intergenerational arts programming reviewed, A Stage for Memory A Guide to the Living History Theater Program of Elders Share the Arts
In the afternoon, there was a Best Practice Panel presentation and a 2-hour intensive workshop on songwriting, theater and drumming programs.