Past Events

Grantmaking in Health

Join Faith Mitchell, Colin Pekruhn, and Robert Eckardt as they reflect upon the vital role that arts can play in the health care world and discuss how to break down the silos between health foundations and arts-based organizations to serve older populations. This session will focus upon the difference in language between health and arts and how to articulate a successful proposal across sectors. 

Grantmaking in the Arts

Join Janet Brown and Teresa Bonner for a discussion about what arts funders are seeking in their strategic partnerships, how to develop strong partnerships with aging services through the development of high quality programming in the arts, and how to make your case to an arts foundation for a creative aging initiative. 

Grantmakers Partnership Project Webinar Series

Join us for a webinar series featuring grantmakers in arts, aging, and health

Creative Aging: Best Practices with Susan Perlstein

A free workshop for anyone involved with aging, health, social work, the arts, education, and community building who wants to expand activities and intergenerational programs that foster artistic expression in older adults. College majors in music, theater, dance, and visual arts are encouraged to participate because their employment opportunities will be enhanced as they learn how to work with older adults.

Creative Aging: Best Practices with Susan Perlstein

A free workshop for anyone involved with aging, health, social work, the arts, education, and community building who wants to expand activities and intergenerational programs that foster artistic expression in older adults. College majors in music, theater, dance, and visual arts are encouraged to participate because their employment opportunities will be enhanced as they learn how to work with older adults.

Poetry for Life Training

This fun, free, high-energy workshop is packed-full of simple techniques to perform and create poems with people living dementia and to help develop high-quality arts programs.

TimeSlips and ARTmail Training

Join the Creative Aging Network in a workshop day on TimeSlips or ARTmail training.
You may choose to attend the entire day, or the Morning Workshop on TimeSlips or the Afternoon Workshop on ARTmail. During the morning Workshop, which is the TimeSlips Certification, you will practice the method with others, facilitate a live session, and get in-person coaching from the TimeSlips Master Trainer.

Stagebridge Short Performances

Students of Stagebridge’s Performing Arts Training Institute present two evenings of lively short performances at Aurora Theatre (2081 Addison Street) in Berkeley on December 2 and 9. Students of renowned Bay Area Theatre and Storytelling professionals Michael French, Ellen Robinson, Kirk Waller, Scrumbly Koldewyn and more are excited to showcase their talents. Singing, storytelling, musical theatre and acting performances will captivate and amuse the audience. A $10 suggested donation is requested in attendance of the event. Tickets are available at the door.

Encore Chorale Holiday Concert at the Kennedy Center

  The 6th annual Encore Chorale holiday concert at the Kennedy Center will feature the combined voices of 250 members of 13 area chorales in a free community concert featuring holiday favorites, and a few surprises, on December 23 at 6:00pm.  Guest performers will be Thayer Brass Quintet.  The concert will be available to enjoy online on the Kennedy Center website. 

Encore Chorale Holiday Concert

 The Asbury Methodist Village, Glen Echo and Schweinhaut Encore Chorales will perform together in a free community concert featuring holiday favorites, and a few surprises, at the Montgomery College Cultural Arts Center on Saturday December 21 at 3:00pm.  Guest artists will be The Ron Hicks Project featuring vocalist Margo Hope.

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