Past Events

Memory Arts Cafe

Memory Arts Café is a new series of free art events for people living with Alzheimer’s disease, their caregivers and the general public. The series takes place on the 2nd Wednesday of each month and includes light refreshments and the opportunity to chat with the guest artists. This Memory Arts Café event will feature dancer Heidi Latsky in performance and she will lead the audience in the creation of a new dance. Poet Gary Glazner will host the event.

Care for the Professional Caregiver Webinar Series

Acknowledging, Affirming, and Honoring Our Service as Health Care Providers
Facilitated by
Andrea Sherman, PhD, and
Kathy Bixby, RN, MSN, CHPN
These webinars are designed for the health care professional to learn techniques for self-care through the creative arts that can be used to ease the daily and cumulative stresses of caregiving.  Burnout, compassion fatigue, encounters with death, caregiver grief, and preserving self-integrity while caring for others will be explored through the transformative power of art.
CEUs and CNEs available

ARTZ: Artists for Alzheimer's Presents the first ARTZ California Symposium

Thursday May 24,
2-4pm at The California Museum
Overview and Introduction to ARTZ

Friday May 25,
10:30am-4:30pm at the Crocker Art Museum
Creative programming, ARTZ communication techniques, volunteer
training and what Alzheimer's teaches us.
To register or for more information, please email Tiffany Paige at Paige@ArtzAlz.org

Memory Arts Cafe

Memory Arts Café is a new series of free art events for people living with Alzheimer’s disease, their caregivers and the general public. The series takes place on the 2nd Wednesday of each month and includes light refreshments and the opportunity to chat with the guest artists. This Memory Arts Café event will feature jazz singer Louise Rogers and pianist Mark Kross as they perform well-known jazz standards and lead the audience in the creation of a new song. Poet Gary Glazner will host the event.

Expressive Life and Creative Practice

On Thursday, May 17th at the University Club of Washington, DC, at 2:00 p.m. the Curb Center for Art, Enterprise and Public Policy at Vanderbilt and the National Center for Creative Aging will host a first-time discussion on expressive life and creative practice as a new frame for connecting public policy with issues around aging. 

Bill Ivey, Curb Center Director and former Chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts, will lead the discussion, with contributions from leaders in the aging and healthcare fields from private and public sectors.

Encore Chorale Free Concert

This free Encore Chorale concert will take place at Anne Arundel Community College and repertoire includes Spirituals, Civil War Music  and a Gilbert and Sullivan Victorian Bouquet.

Encore Chorale Free Concert

This free Encore Chorale concert will take place at Washington-Lee High School and the repertoire includes Spirituals, Civil War Music  and a Gilbert and Sullivan Victorian Bouquet

Encore Chorale Free Concert

This free Encore Chorale event will take place at the Smithsonian American Indian Museum Rasmuson Theatre and the repertoire will include Spirituals, Civil War Music  and a Gilbert and Sullivan Victorian Bouquet.

Creative Aging Symposium: Best Practices for Engaging Older Adults

Ivy Tech Community College presents a daylong workshop for professionals to explore best practices and emerging programming models that engage seniors in creative activities. The Creative Aging Symposium is a signature event of the month long Creative Aging Festival held annually each May in Bloomington, Indiana to celebrate Older Americans Month.

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