Upcoming Events

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

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

Date(s):

October 16, 2017 and October 23, 2017

November 13, 2017 and November 27, 2017

December 11, 2017

Series Information:

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. Through gallery discussions and hands-on art activities, Arts & Minds opens a window to creativity and well-being. All programs are free, but reservations are required.

 

Event: Tea Dance Social

Locale: Rhythm Break Cares – 1261 Broadway, Suite 309

Date(s) and Time(s): October 18, 2017 – 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Call (To Register): 646-742-9014

Email (To Register): Stine Moen – rbcares@gmail.com

Description: We host Tea Dance socials in our midtown location in addition to providing expert on-site dance instruction at memory care centers and adult day programs. Our Tea Dance Socials are monthly events that offer caregivers and persons with dementia a chance to interact in an old-fashioned Tea Dance setting. Our professional dance artists lead the way and guide participants through an afternoon of dancing and social engagement. Refreshments are served. 

 

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

Locale: The Studio Museum in Harlem (144 West 125th Street between Adam Clayton Powell and Malcolm X Boulevards)

Series Information (Series A – All events start at 2:00 PM)

October 17, 2017

November 7, 2017 and November 21, 2017

December 5, 2017

Series Information (Series B – All events start at 2:00 PM)

October 10, 2017 and October 24, 2017

November 14, 2017 and November 28, 2017

December 12, 2017

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. Through gallery discussions and hands-on art activities, Arts & Minds opens a window to creativity and well-being. All programs are free, but reservations are required.

 

Event: Met Escapes – Gallery Tour

Locale: The Met Fifth Avenue – 1000 Fifth Avenue (Ruth and Harold D. Uris Center for Education)

Date(s):

October 11, 2017

October 30, 2017

Time: 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM

Call (To Register): 212-650-2010

Email (To Register): access@metmuseum.org

Description: Take a break from the everyday with art at the Museum. Participate in discussions, handling sessions, art-making and other interactive and multisensory activities in the galleries and classrooms. This program is free, but reservations are required.

 

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

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

Date(s): October 5, 2017 and October 19, 2017

Time: All events start at 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. Through gallery discussions and hands-on art activities, Arts & Minds opens a window to creativity and well-being. All programs are free, but reservations are required.

 

Event: Brooklyn Afternoons

Locale: Brooklyn Museum – 200 Eastern Parkway (Rubin Lobby – 1st Floor)

Date(s) and Time(s):

October 24, 2017                 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM

November 14, 2017             1:00 PM to 2:30 PM

December 12, 2017             1:00 PM to 2:30 PM

January 16, 2018                 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM

February 13, 2018               1:00 PM to 2:30 PM

March 13, 2018                    2:00 PM to 3:30 PM

April 14, 2018                       2:00 PM to 3:30 PM

May 15, 2018                        2:00 PM to 3:30 PM

Call (To Register): 718-501-6520

Email (To Register): access@brooklynmuseum.org

Description: Individuals with memory loss and their care partners are invited to experience our collection together when our galleries are not open to the public. Each program offers an opportunity to enjoy conversation, works of art and one another’s company. Light refreshments are provided and assistive listening devices and wheelchairs are available.

 

Event: Met Escapes – Sights and Scents – Celebrations

Locale: The Met Cloisters Museum – 99 Margaret Corbin Drive (Main Hall)

Date(s) and Time(s):

November 12, 2017             11:00 AM to 12:30 PM

December 6, 2017               2:00 PM to 3:30 PM

Call (To Register): 212-650-2280

Email (To Register): cloister.programs@metmuseum.org

Description: Enjoy treasures of medieval art and fragrant herbs through discussion, collage-making and multisensory exploration in the peaceful setting of The Met Cloisters.

 

Event: Met Escapes – Exploring Works of Art Through Touch

Locale: The Met Fifth Avenue – 1000 Fifth Avenue (Ruth and Harold D. Uris Center for Education)

Date: November 15, 2017

Time: 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM

Call (To Register): 212-650-2010

Email (To Register): access@metmuseum.org

Description: Take a break from the everyday with art at the Museum. Participate in discussions, handling sessions, art-making and other interactive and multisensory activities in the galleries and classrooms. This program is free, but reservations are required.

 

Event: Folk Art Reflections

Locale: American Folk Museum – 2 Lincoln Square at Columbus Avenue (between 65th & 66th)

Date: First Thursday of every month

Time: 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM

Call (To Register): 212-595-9533 (ext. 381)

Description: This interactive and discussion-based program for individuals with Alzheimer’s and their family members or care partners brings the world of folk art to life through conversation. Museum admission and program are free. Registration is required. Stools are provided.

 

Event: Arts & Minds – JM Journeys

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

Date(s) and Time(s):

October 18, 2017                10:30 AM to 12:00 PM and 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM

November 22, 2017             10:30 AM to 12:00 PM and 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM

December 20, 2017             10:30 AM to 12:00 PM and 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM

Call (To Register): 212-423-3289

Email (To Register): Samantha Schott (sschott@thejm.org)

Description: Make personal connections with original works of art through discussion, art-making and multi-sensory activities.

 

Event: Meet Me at MoMA

Locale: Museum of Modern Art – 11 West 53rd Street

Date(s) and Time(s):

October 24, 2017                 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM

November 28, 2017             2:30 PM to 4:00 PM

December 12, 2017             2:30 PM to 4:00 PM

January 23, 2018                 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM

Call (To Register): 212-408-6347

Email (To Register): Lara Schweller at Lara_Schweller@moma.org

Description: This program provides a forum for dialogue for people with dementia and their care partners through looking at art.

 

Event: Mindful Connections

Locale: The Rubin Museum – 150 West 17th Street

Date(s) and Time(s):

October 20, 2017                 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

November 17, 2017             2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

December 15, 2017             2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Call (To Register): 212-620-5000 (ext. 319)

Email (To Register): Laura Sloan – access@rubinmuseum.org

Description: Explores the transformative power of the art and culture of the Himalayan Asian region, promotes conversation and engagement with works of art and one another. Please note these programs run the third Friday of each month.

 

Event: The Unforgettables Chorus

Locale: Saint Peter’s Church – 619 Lexington Avenue

Date: December 9, 2017

Time: 3:00 PM

Call (To Register): 212-620-5000 (ext. 319)

Email (To Register): unforgettables.chorus@gmail.com

Description: The Unforgettables is a chorus for people living with dementia and their family member caregivers. The chorus rehearses and performs in concerts several times a year.

 

Event: The Stories Within

Locale: Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum – Pier 86 at West 46th Street and 12th Avenue

Date(s) and Time(s):

October 17, 2017                 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM (Concorde)

November 14, 2017             2:00 PM to 3:30 PM (Traditions Aboard Intrepid)

Call (To Register): 646-381-5158

Email (To Register): access@intrepidmuseum.org

Description: Concorde: Explore the fastest commercial airplane to ever cross the Atlantic Ocean. Learn what it was like to fly aboard the supersonic British Airways Concorde and hear the stories of its glamorous passengers. Traditions Aboard Intrepid: Find out how crew members aboard Intrepid celebrated special occasions with their fellow sailors while in service. Explore historic spaces to discover some of these US Navy traditions and share some of your own.