About Us

AFTA’s mission is to engage older adults in health improvement and life enhancement through regular participation in the arts. Our goal is to stimulate minds, bodies, spirits and imaginations. Click below to see how in our new video.

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Programs

Our workshop curriculum is artist-led and includes visual, musical, performing, literary, multidisciplinary and intergenerational arts experiences. AFTA’s impact focuses primarily on older adults with age-related impairments.

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Teaching Artists

Programs are led in community and residential care settings, and in cultural institutions, by an experienced faculty of teaching artists, grounded in diverse artistic specialties and trained AFTA’s nationally recognized best-practices.

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What We Do

Focusing our mission services on those older adults living with age-related physical and cognitive impairments, our high-quality experiences take place at dozens of adult day centers, nursing homes, and assisted living, community and public housing centers in the D.C. metropolitan area.

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OUR MISSION | AFTA engages older adults in health improvement and life enhancement through the arts.