ArtSage, a nonprofit which trains artists to teach older people and helps match them with senior organizations, is featured in a Star Tribune article exploring the benefits that the arts bring to aging.
ArtSage, a Minnesota nonprofit that connects the arts with aging, is presenting its second Midwest Arts & Aging Conference at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum on June 19, 2015. The day-long session convenes arts and aging experts, teaching artists, aging services organizations, and funders.
The Minnesota State Arts Board has awarded grants totaling just over $46,000 to three Ecumen communities to encourage artistic development and creativity among older adults through the Partners in Arts Participation program.
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Ecumen is developing innovative programming to bring high-quality art experiences to its senior communities in a partnership with ArtSage, a Minnesota nonprofit that connects artists and the arts with aging through training programs, consulting services and other resources