Artful Living: News
December 18, 2017
Arts for the Aging brings therapeutic, multidisciplinary, groups arts workshops to vulnerable older adults especially, in primarily underserved community and residential care settings in Greater Washington. We recently published this briefing with highlights of our annual program.
September 27, 2017
Even in the most prosaic and impulsive ways that we may dance or sing, write, paint or act, it is self-expression that brings to light our most extraordinary selves. Arts for the Aging will celebrate its 30th anniversary next year–three decades combating isolation and spreading joy and better health to older adults, especially those living with aging-related health impairments. In welcoming autumn, we share with you this …Read More
September 11, 2017
Asher Hyatt was a friend to AFTA and is the father of AFTA teaching artist Anthony Hyatt. He passed away on August 27 and a beautiful memorial service was held on Saturday, September 2nd to honor his extraordinary life. He will be greatly missed.
June 22, 2017
This spring AFTA partnered again with The Kreeger Museum and Levine Music on a series of workshops designed around the Conversations at The Kreeger program. Conversations is a program for individuals with memory disorders and their caregivers that provides a forum for dialogue and connection through art and music. In our expansion of the Conversations program, AFTA Teaching Artists lead hands-on art, music and dance workshops …Read More