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Arts Council Oklahoma City

Arts Council Oklahoma City

Arts Council Oklahoma City is a nonprofit 501 (C)(3) organization that is dedicated to bringing the arts and the community together through free or low-cost large-scale downtown Oklahoma City cultural events and a variety of arts outreach activities that impact under-served populations. We are

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Creative Aging

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Program description

The Creative Aging program places professional teaching artists in various senior sites across Oklahoma City to provide weekly programming that reaches those with dementia, Alzheimer’s, and other physical and cognitive challenges.

Classes include different levels of visual arts and creative writing instruction and are designed to make seniors at various stages of their lives feel confident and

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Program Detail

Program type: Workshops & Classes (Out of School)
Artistic Discipline: Storytelling, Visual Arts
Population served: Senior Citizens
Bilingual: No
Location(s):

CURRENT SITES:
Woven Life
Epworth Villa
Fountains at Canterbury
Baptist Village
The Lakes
Lionwood
Mansion at the Waterford
St. Ann’s Nursing
Quail Creek Senior Living
Brookdale OKC Southwest
South Park East
Brookdale Statesman
The Daily Living Center
YMCA Lincoln Park Senior Center

References

“We, at Canterbury, have found that this art program draws the residents out of themselves and into a creative and colorful place where they can express themselves freely.  This is especially meaningful to those who are dealing with dementia in its various stages.” -Mary Shrum, Program Director at The Fountains at Canterbury