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Second cohort of 20 arts organizations begin “Catalyzing Creative Aging”

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 No …

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Call for Applications: Aroha Fellowship for Museums & Creative Aging

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 fe …

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Aroha Philanthropies Announces New Seeding Vitality Arts in Museums Cohort

  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 Puert …

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Aroha Philanthropies Issues New RFP for Seeding Vitality Arts in Museums

Aroha Philanthropies invites museums across the United States to submit proposals to participate in its Seeding Vitality Arts in Museums initiative, which will fund the development and implementation of high quality, intensive arts learning opportuniti …

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Aroha Philanthropies Announces National Initiative in Collaboration with the American Alliance of Museums and Lifetime Arts

Aroha Philanthropies, the American Alliance of Museums, and Lifetime Arts announced today that they will collaborate to launch Seeding Vitality Arts in Museums, a new national initiative developed, funded and managed by Aroha Philanthropies. The projec …

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Aroha Grants Landmark $1.5M to Catalyze National Creative Aging Movement

Aroha Philanthropies and Lifetime Arts announced today the launch of a new, three-year National Impact Initiative, funded by Aroha and led by Lifetime Arts. This landmark grant of $1.5 million is Aroha’s latest and most significant investment in the fo …

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Grants awarded to expand creative-aging programs in Minnesota

Minneapolis-based Aroha Philanthropies has awarded more than USD$230,000 in grants to 15 nonprofits through its initiative to develop successful vitality arts programs throughout Minnesota. The selected organizations form the second cohort of grantees …

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UMRC Residents Express Their Creativity with Clay

On November 15 and 16, a group of 40 Chelsea Retirement Community (CRC) residents got to experience what it’s like to have their own pottery on display! These exhibits, held at the CRC campus, were the culmination of eight weeks of instruction with art …

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Sunday Seniors: “Body in Movement” Class Aims to Boost ‘Confidence’ and ‘Joy’

If I had to choose two words to describe the “Body in Motion” class taking place at Horse Meadow Senior Center, I’d use these, from instructor Jeanne Limmer: “confidence” and “joy.” When I visited a class earlier this month, both those elements were mo …

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Fairhaven Residents Cultivate Creativity Making Rugs

Integrace Fairhaven resident Carolyn Freitag, formerly of Eldersburg, worked diligently on a rug with a floral design during the Sykesville continuing care residential retirement community’s workshop on Rya rug making Thursday. Rya rug making is an anc …

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In the Press

Many of our Seeding Vitality Arts U.S. grantees have reported early successes and are generating considerable interest in their local communities.

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Programs

We are developing a list of programs and organizations working to enhance and support creative aging. Please take a look and let us know who we are missing.

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