Training on how to create intergenerational arts programs

Generating Community:  How Does Our Garden Grow?
Intergenerational Program Development

Part of the NCCA-MetLife Foundation Creativity Matters:
Civic Engagement & Gardening Symposium
April 12, 2010
8:30 am – 5:00 pm
Iona Senior Services, 4125 Albemarle Street, NW
Washington, DC

A highly interactive training on how to create, develop, sustain and evaluate Intergenerational arts programs will be led by Susan Perlstein, Founder and Director of Special Projects, NCCA and Founder, Elders Share the Arts, A Presidential-Award Winner for Intergenerational Programming. The training will feature programs developed at Iona Senior Services and Arts for the Aging including school-based, healthcare and community settings. The day will include lunch with a gallery tour of beautiful works created by artists in residence at Iona Senior Services, recently named a “Center for Excellence in Dementia Care” by the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America; the only day center on the East Coast to receive this distinction.   A closing drum circle will be sponsored by REMO drums.  Participants will also receive two of  Perlstein’s books: Legacy Works and Generating Community.

CEUs and scholarships are available.

To register visit: or call 202-895-9456.

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