Artful Living: Events

Fall Program News

October 14, 2015

We’re sad to see the summer go but excited about new opportunities fall brings!  Our summer kicked off with the National Center for Creative Aging (NCCA) National Leadership Exchange and Conference, which featured performances by our senior dance company Quicksilver and the Silver Singers from the Terrific, Inc. Asian and Pacific Islander Senior Center.  Now as the weather chills we anticipate our annual Gala, a workshop for professional …Read More

JULY 30, 2015: 3rd Annual KevinMas

July 30, 2015

Arts for the Aging trustee Kevin Bryan invited a group of  friends and fellow AFTA supporters to help him celebrate his birthday by making a donation to one of his favorite causes, AFTA. The rooftop at I Ching Restaurant and Bar provided the perfect backdrop for watching the sun set over the city while sharing an evening with old and new friends–and all for a great cause! View more …Read More

An Exhibition of Music, Art and Friendship

June 15, 2015

At Alexandria Adult Day Services Center (AADSC), a dedicated group of women have embraced art-making with arms wide open.  They participate in biweekly workshops with AFTA Teaching Artist Carol Siegel.  Carol practices Expressive Arts Therapy which integrates arts modalities like poetry, storytelling and painting to promote growth and healing.  The women soared under Carol’s guidance.  And at an exhibition of their work at the Alexandria …Read More

MAY 17, 2015: You play, seniors win.

May 17, 2015

Arts for the Aging hosted its 25th Anniversary Lolo Sarnoff Memorial Tennis Tournament at beautiful Bretton Woods, in Germantown, Maryland.  The mixed doubles round robin matches and finals were followed by celebrity exhibition matches with Chi Wan Kim, Dan Waldman, and Manny Ortiz, and junior champions Shannon Hanley, Lilly Lynham, Elizabeth Scoffy and Karla Portalatin.  Proceeds support AFTA’s award-winning arts engagement programs for seniors.  At the barbeque and …Read More