Coming Events

Personhood and Dementia
Hosted by the Kansas State University, Center of Aging
Thursday, November 2, 2017, 9am to 1pm
Bluemont Hotel, 1212 Bluemont Ave, Manhattan KS 66502

Glazner leads a workshop on creative aging and combing poetry with music and visual arts.
Karen Clond of the Alzheimer's Association will also share her work with Memories in the Making, a unique program created by the Alzheimer’s Association for individuals with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias.

The Personhood and Dementia Event is free and open to the public. Anyone interested is invited to attend. No registration is required. For more info contact: Katie Sigman, Instructor, Center on Aging at: ksigman@ksu.edu

Marbled Paper and Poetry Exhibition
Opening Reception
Friday, Nov 10th, 2017 10:30 to 11:30 am, and 5pm to 7pm
New Mexico History Museum, 110 Washington Avenue, Santa Fe, NM

Hosted by the Alzheimer’s Poetry Project and the New Mexico History Museum. The Marble
Paper and Poetry project consisted of three hands-on workshops on creating marbled paper,
led by Tom Leech, curator of the Press at the Palace of the Governors.

The workshops took place at Art Street, in Albuquerque, and Santa Fe Cares and Sierra Vista, in Santa Fe, New Mexico. The artists and poets of our partner groups created original group poems inspired by the marbled paper with poets Joanne Dwyer, Gary Glazner and Michelle Otero.

Partially funded by the National Endowment for the Arts, the Poetry Foundation and the Pabst Charitable Foundation for the Arts.
 

New York Memory Center & Alzheimer’s Poetry Project Present: Painting Party!
Pinot’s Palette
Wednesday, November 15th, 2017 at 6:00pm
382 5th Ave. Brooklyn, NY 11215
(Please call to make reservations, space is limited)
For info: call (718) 499-7701

Memory Arts Café is a series of free art events for people living with Alzheimer’s disease, their caregivers and the general public and is co-produced by New York Memory Center (NYMC) and the Alzheimer’s Poetry Project.

Please join us as we celebrate with a Painting Party at the Pinot’s Palette! A local artist will guide us through painting our own masterpieces. Pinot’s Palette says, “Discover a new way to unwind with your friends. Paint, drink and have fun!” Poet Gary Glazner will host the event as we recite poems about art and color! We will create a group poem inspired by ours paintings!

New York Memory Center & Alzheimer’s Poetry Project Present: Holiday Party!

NYMC
Wednesday, Dec. 6th, 2017, 6pm
199 14th St, Brooklyn, NY 11215
For info: call (718) 499-7701

Poet Gary Glazner will host the event as we recite holiday poems. Also featuring NYMC teaching artists.