Training for Utah Arts & Cultural Organizations – Cohort A

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August 16-18 from 9am-11am MT

Welcome Utah Arts & Cultural Organizations. We hope you enjoyed attending this training as part of Utah Division of Arts & Museums’ A Lifetime of Arts Elevated initiate made possible by a grant provided by the National Assembly of State Arts Agencies in partnership with Aroha Philanthropies.

What you need to know:

  • All training recording links are available in each training day section
  • All post-training resources are available for your convenience
Training Description | Trainer Bios
Post-training Resources | Evaluation Survey

Day 1

Ageism Workshop, Creative Aging Program Models, and Older Adult Learners

Monday, August 16, 2021, 9am-11am MT:
Please review the following resources prior to Day 1:
“Creative Aging: Enriching the Lives of Older Adults Through Arts Ed” [3:12]
“Overview of the Field” with Vinny Mraz [6:14]
“Let’s End Ageism,” TED Talk by Ashton Applewhite [11:38]
“Creative Aging: Isolation to Connection,” Aroha Philanthropies [2:49]

Day 2

Demonstration Classes and Program Design Best Practices and Adaptations

Tuesday, August 17, 2021, 9am-11am MT:
Please review the following resources prior to Day 2:

Creative Aging: In-Person to Online from Aroha Philanthropies on Vimeo.

“Creative Aging: In-person to Online,” Aroha Philanthropies [3:20]

Day 3

Partnering with Older Adult Communities, Building Your Creative Aging Mission

Wednesday, August 18, 2021, 9am-11am MT:
Please review the following resources prior to Day 3:
Reflect On:
– Key terms or ideas from the past two days of the training that are resonating with you.
– How do you think creative aging could impact your community and your organization?
BRIEFLY LOOK OVER THESE TEMPLATES AND THINK ABOUT HOW YOU MIGHT ADJUST FOR YOUR COMMUNITY:

Post-training Resources

Teaching artist resources for in-person & remote programs:
Teaching artist resources for class design & budgeting:
Research supporting the creative aging arts education model:
Technology support & accessibility considerations:

Training Description:

This 6-hour training will take a cohort of teaching artists and cultural organizations through the Lifetime Arts Creative Aging Foundations course. We will cover:

  • Current research on arts and aging
  • Inherent biases about aging
  • Best practices in the field
  • What’s different about adult learning
  • How to apply K-12 arts ed expertise to 55+
  • How to develop responsive programming that is inclusive, diverse, and equitable
  • The planning, implementation, and sustainability of successful programming
  • Developing impactful cross-sector and community partnerships
  • How to deliver both in-person and remote programming

In addition to covering the topics included in Creative Aging Foundations, this training will also feature the examination and demonstration of andragogical approaches to the development of skill-based, sequential instructional lessons for older adults.

This course will also focus on the importance of embedding intentional social engagement activities into programming and curricula. Participants will explore the subject of ageism and its impact on creative aging programming design and delivery. Teaching artists will be introduced to best practices in both in-person and remote programming.

This training includes the following demonstration classes:

  1. Storytelling/Theatre
  2. Dance/Movement
Lead Trainers:
Headshot of Director of Education, Annie Montgomery. She has shorter blonde hair and dark eyes. She is smiling.
Annie Montgomery
Lifetime Arts Trainer
Headshot of Lifetime Arts Trainer, Daniela Del Giorno. She has dark hair styled in a ponytail. She has brown eyes and is smiling.
Daniela Del Giorno
Lifetime Arts Trainer
Demo Artists

Daniela Del Giorno (Dance/Movement)

Annie Montgomery (Storytelling/Theatre)

Trainer Facilitators

Asma Feyijinmi

Sarah Jacobus

Staff Facilitators

Julie Kline (Education Associate)

David Woehr (Program Manager)