MA&A at National Center for Creative Aging Washington DC
MA&A European project was presented on September 25, 2016 in Washington DC at theinternational conference The Creative Age. Global Perspectives on Creativity and Aging 2016 - NCCA Leadership Exchange and Conference, September 24 - 28, 2016.
Cristina Bucci, Marino Marini Museum (Florence, Italy) and Bairbre-Ann Harkin, Butler Gallery (Kilkenny, Ireland) took part in the roundtable "International Perspectives On Museum Programming For Older Adults: Focus On People With Dementia And Their Caregivers" coordinated by Carolyn Halpin-Healy.
In addition, they presented "Words, Touch, Movement: New Tools from the Arts for Creative Caregiving", a reflection on the contribution that museums and art can give to create a dementia friendly society, starting with the experiences made in the project European MA & A Museums Art & Alzheimer's.Look at the presentation here.