The New York Times featured coverage of a new production of Hair by Twin Cities-based Theatre 55, a new company casting actors 55 and above, calling it a “joyful staging that celebrates elders as artists.” Richard Hitchler founded the company with this inaugural production on the 50thanniversary of the play’s debut. Aroha Philanthropies supported the production.
Twenty arts organizations have been selected to participate in a second round of Catalyzing Creative Aging, a program offered by the National Guild for Community Arts Education in collaboration with Lifetime Arts. At the Guild’s annual conference on Nov. 14, 2018, 50 arts educators were trained by Lifetime Arts in Baltimore, MD in a full-day […]
The American Alliance of Museums has launched a national search for a Senior Fellow to advance the work of museums in creative aging. Elizabeth Merritt of the Center for the Future of Museums at AAM writes, “It is our intent that, as a result of the fellow’s work, more museums will integrate creative aging practices […]
Sep. 7, 2018 Aroha today announced grant awards to 20 museums from across the United States that will participate in its “Seeding Vitality Arts in Museums” initiative. Members of this diverse group of museums, hailing from Alaska to Puerto Rico, will develop and implement high-quality, intensive arts learning opportunities for older adults. Grantees […]