Upcoming Events

Event: Love to Sing? Join Our New Chorus!

Locale: NYU Langone Medical Center – The Riverside Church, 490 Riverside Drive, New York, NY 10027

Dates:

Rehearsals: Fridays: 1:00 PM to 3:000 PM (Beginning February 3, 2017)

Concert: Friday, April 28, 2017 – 1:00 PM

Call (to Enroll): 646-754-2277

Email: family.support@nyumc.org

Description: Developed for older adults with dementia and their family members and friends. Members will rehearse once a week for three months and perform in a concert for family, friends and community.

 

Event: Arts & Minds – Connecting Art and Well-Being

Locale: El Museo del Barrio – 1230 5th Avenue at 104th Street

Dates:

April 6 and April 20, 2017

May 4 and May 18, 2017

June 1 and June 15, 2017

Time: 2:00 PM

Call (to Register): 646-755-3726

Description: Art has the power to inspire and transform. With that in mind, Arts & Minds brings adults with memory disorders and their caregivers together in new experiences of art. Through gallery discussions and hands-on art activities, Arts & Minds opens a window to creativity and well-being.

 

Event: Arts & Minds – Connecting Art and Well-Being

Locale: New York Historical Society – 170 Central Park West at 77th Street

Dates: March 27, 2017

April 10 and April 24, 2017

May 8 and May 22, 2017

June 12 and June 26, 2017

Time: Series A: 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM

Series B: 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM

Call (to Register): 646-755-3726

Description: Art has the power to inspire and transform. With that in mind, Arts & Minds brings adults with memory disorders and their caregivers together in new experiences of art. Through gallery discussions and hands-on art activities, Arts & Minds opens a window to creativity and well-being.

 

Event: Brooklyn Afternoons

Locale: Brooklyn Museum – 200 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn

Dates: April 18, 2017 and May 23, 2017

Time: 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM – Meet in the Rubin Lobby, 1st Floor

Call (To Register): 718-501-6520

Description: For visitors with disabilities. Individuals with memory loss and their care partners are invited to enjoy art, conversation and each other’s company during nonpublic hours in our galleries.

 

Event: JM Journeys – The Arcades: Contemporary Art and Walter Benjamin

Locale: Jewish Museum – 1109 5th Avenue at 92nd Street

Date: March 22, 2017 and April 19, 2017 (Wednesdays)

Time: 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM

Registration Email: access@thejm.org

Call (to Register): 212-423-3289

Description: Visitors with memory loss and their care partners are invited to explore the exhibition The Arcades: Contemporary Art and Walter Benjamin. Make personal connections with original works of art through discussions, art-making and multi-sensory activities facilitated by educators in the galleries and art studio.

 

Event: JM Journeys – Florine Strettheimer: Painting Poetry

Locale: Jewish Museum – 1109 5th Avenue at 92nd Street

Date: May 10, 2017 (Wednesday)

Time: 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM

Registration Email: access@thejm.org

Call (to Register): 212-423-3289

Description: Visitors with memory loss and their care partners are invited to explore the exhibition Florine Strettheimer: Painting Poetry. Make personal connections with original works of art through discussions, art-making and multi-sensory activities facilitated by educators in the galleries and art studio.

 

 

Event: Memory Tour

Locale: Brooklyn Botanic Garden – 99 Washington Avenue (Visitor Center)

Date: March 23, 2017, April 20, 2017 and May 18, 2017 (Thursdays)

Time: TBD

Registration Email: jdauria@bbg.org

Call (To Register): 718-623-7267 (Joanne D’Auria)

Description: A special guided tour designed for individuals with memory loss and their caregivers. Join the Brooklyn Botanic Garden for a 1.5-hour seasonal tour. Delight in seasonal highlights, enjoy a sensory experience, connect with nature and engage in hands-on activity.