Arts & Minds at the National Gallery

“We wanted to create a space where folks can connect with art, with the museum, with us, and with each other,” says Lorena Bradford, the museum’s head of accessible programs. “Art is such an opportunity: It’s a universal language.

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Art Center of the Bluegrass hosts training on art and dementia

The Art Center of the Bluegrass (ACB) hosted a regional training Jan. 13-14 on how arts programs can positively impact adults with dementia and their care-partners. The two-day training was facilitated by Hollie Ecker, a representative of the Arts and Minds organization in New York City, and attended by ACB staff and volunteers, along with professionals from regional senior care facilities including McDowell Place and Morning Pointe of Danville, Louisville and Franklin, Indiana.

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