Artful Living: Blog

“Weaving Our Stories” Beautifully Blends Generations

September 1, 2016

  This summer AFTA Teaching Artists Marcie Wolf-Hubbard (art) and Annetta Dexter Sawyer (dance, theatre) led four creative workshops with older adults and children aged 7-15 at Elizabeth House in Silver Spring, MD.  This was the third annual “Weaving Our Stories” program, a collaboration between AFTA and Housing Opportunities Commission (HOC) of Montgomery County.  Elizabeth House provides subsidized housing for older adults, and the youth …Read More

AFTA Art Exhibition at Alexandria City Hall

June 21, 2016

Artwork by participants in teaching artist Carol Siegel’s program at Alexandria Adult Day Services Center (AADSC) was exhibited in the Vola Lawson lobby of Alexandria’s City Hall from June 8 to June 29.  A celebration of the exhibition took place in the City Hall lobby on Tuesday, June 21. Special guests included the artists from AADSC and their family members, AADSC staff members, AFTA trustees, and …Read More