Coming Events

2018 SPARK! Conference

Thursday, September 20th, 2018
Appleton, WI at the Building for Kids Children's Museum
8:30 am-9:30 am (plenary session) and 9:45 am-10:45 am (break-out session)
100 W College Ave, Appleton, WI 54911
For more info please contact: Oliver Zornow:

Glazner gives a keynote talk and hands-on workshop of creative aging.

The SPARK! Alliance has continued to develop and grow through collaborative trainings and program development. The Alliance now consists of over 15 museums and cultural organizations situated regionally in Wisconsin and Minnesota. By hosting an annual engagement training and conference, the Alliance works together to continuously cultivate, strengthen, and multiply programs centered on the art of memory loss engagement. This unique implementation model can be easily adjusted and tailored to organizations of all sizes and designs throughout multiple districts.

Wisconsin Representative of Activity Professionals (WRAP) Conference

Friday, September 21, 2018
9:30 – 10:30 am
Hotel Marshfield (Marshfield, WI)
2700 S. Central Avenue
Marshfield, WI 54449
For more info: Tracey Draper, WRAP Speaker Chair,

Glazner gives a hands-on workshop of creative aging.
Attendees will learn:
1. How to structure a poetry program.
2. Use of “call and response” to facilitate group performance of poems.
3. Use of open-ended questions to create group poems.


Brookdale Conference

Teaneck, New Jersey
Thurs. Oct. 25th to Sat. Oct 27th, 2018
Glazner gives a talk on creative aging and intergenerational  programming.
Please check back for details.


10th Annual Art of Good Health and Wellbeing Conference

International Arts and Health Conference
Tuesday 13 November to Thursday 15 November, 2018
Port Macquarie, on the Mid North Coast of NSW, Australia

The principal conference venue is Sails Hotel, with some conference events also at the Glasshouse Arts and Visitor Centre.

The overarching theme of the conference is “Mental Health and Resilience through the Arts”.  Three key areas of practice and research will be explored: Mental Health and Resilience, Creative Ageing, Arts and Health in Hospitals, Healthcare Services and Health Promotion. Glazner will serve as the conference poet-in-residence and give talks and workshops.

For details please see:

For more info please contact: Margret Meagher, Executive Director, Arts and Health Australia (AHA) Healthy People, Healthy Communities – Engaging with the Arts at: