Creative Aging Essentials is Lifetime Arts’ online asynchronous mini-course for organizations and teaching artists looking to design and implement high-quality arts education programming for older adults.
This self-guided course provides:
- A basic overview of the Creative Aging field
- Current research on arts and aging
- Ageism awareness
- Best practices in program design and preparation based on older adult learning principles
- Tools and tips for inclusive and responsive program implementation.
Through video lessons, program case studies, interactive worksheets, and customizable templates, registrants will gain concrete, first steps to incorporate Creative Aging into their personal or organizational offerings.
This course is an abridged version of Lifetime Arts’ Creative Aging Foundations training. The course is required for organizations and artists to complete in order to be eligible to apply for the Utah Division of Arts & Museums 2024 Creative Aging Grant, and is only available for Utah-based organizations and artists through June 30, 2024.
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