“Space One Eleven‘s new program is challenging what it means to be a ‘senior citizen’”, writes Bethany Adams of the Weld Birmingham. Their new series of classes, “Art in the Making”, is funded by Aroha Philanthropies’ national Seeding Vitality Arts initiative. “One of the reasons Aroha developed the program is because they recognized that people in […]
“Photographing Nature,” a free eight-week creative arts class at Littleton Area Senior Center for older adults, is now open for registration, as published in the Caledonian Record. The program was made possible by a grant from Aroha Philanthropies with additional support from the Couch Family Foundation. Click here to read the full article.
EmmaJean Holley, of the Valley News, writes about Experience/Arts‘ new arts education program, “Opening Windows – Exploring and Writing Poetry”, funded by the Aroha Philanthropies’ Seeing Artful Aging initiative. According to one 2006 study funded by the National Endowment for the Arts, seniors who participated in cultural programs like Experience/Arts reported better physical health and […]
Margo Sullivan of the Salem Patch shares the story of School One‘s journey to bring inter-generational creative expression to life. Their program, Working Stories, was made possible by a grant from Aroha Philanthropies. The culminating event of this initiative, where young people and older adults learn the art of storytelling and share stories with each […]
Jayne Guertin of the East Side Monthly writes: “Thanks to a large grant from Aroha Philanthropies’ Seeding Artful Aging initiative (which enables older adults to share art in unusual, complex and engaging ways) as well as support from the Rhode Island State Council on the Arts, School One has embarked on a rare and unique […]
BusinessWest shares an update from The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art and their program, ‘Create at the Carle!’, a new program for adults interested in expressing themselves through visual art. The first workshop, Printmaking, begins next month. Click here to read the full article.
Brick City Live reports that the Newark Museum will offer three workshop series targeted specifically towards Newark residents and another three especially for Essex County seniors, as a grantee of the Seeding Vitality Arts Initiative. Teaching artist and frequent Museum collaborator Mansa Mussa will create three different workshops that each explore a particular artistic medium: […]
The Children’s Book Council has shared a press release highlighting the Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art as one of Aroha Philanthropies’ new grantees. “Aroha Philanthropies’ generous grant will support our new Create at The Carle: Art Classes for Adults program which is designed for adults 55 and older who want to experiment with […]
American Towns reports from New Rochelle, New York to announce the partnership between Lifetime Arts and Aroha Philanthropies. Aroha Philanthropies founder and president Ellen Michelson notes, “Lifetime Arts has trained and consulted with countless organizations, from state and regional arts councils to public libraries, to develop artful aging programs. We’re proud to partner with Lifetime […]
Paramount Center for the Arts was selected as one of only 15 nonprofit organizations throughout the U.S. to receive a grant from Aroha Philanthropies through its new national initiative, “Seeding Artful Aging.” Click here to read the full article on the SCTimes.