Artful Living: Events

OCTOBER 27, 2015: AFTA Gala, Creating New Horizons

October 27, 2015

AFTA’s 27th Annual Gala, Creating New Horizons, was held at The American Revolution Institute of the Society of the Cincinnati, also known as Anderson House, where Trish and George Vradenburg (left) were given the 7th Lolo Sarnoff Founder’s Award, celebrating their humanitarianism and philanthropy, their dedication to addressing the impact of Alzheimer’s disease, and their lifelong engagement in the arts. Chairs of this year’s gala were Olga …Read More

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