Artful Living: Events

SEPTEMBER 9, 2013: V.I.P. reception and tour of the Marden House

September 9, 2013

Friends of Arts for the Aging spent an intimate evening with AFTA 25thAnniversary Co-Chair, distinguished artist and WETA commentator Bill Dunlap, and Founding C.E.O. and Chairman Emeritus of AOL, Jim Kimsey.  The night was hosted at the Marden House, Frank Lloyd Wright’s gloriously restored masterpiece and photographs can be found here.

MAY 19, 2013: Tennis Tournament for All Ages

May 19, 2013

His Excellency Jonas Hafström, Ambassador of Sweden, and Mrs. Eva Hafström were Honorary Chairs of another fabulous Annual Mixed Doubles Tennis Tournament — our 23rd for the event, and their 6th year hosting. Though rain washed away most tournament play on Sunday morning,  exhibition matches in the afternoon on the Swedish Embassy Residence court were followed by a fabulous evening dinner reception, award ceremony and silent auction also at the …Read More

APRIL 25, 2013: Celebrating Artful Living

April 25, 2013

AFTA kicked off its 25th anniversary year at the Embassy of Finland in April, under the gracious patronage of Her Excellency Ritva Koukku-Ronde, Ambassador of Finland.  There, friends and supporters of AFTA met honorees the Silver Singers, a chorus of Chinese elders from Family Matters Asian and Pacific Islanders Senior Center who have persevered with AFTA teaching artist Anthony Hyatt through cultural divides and language …Read More

OCTOBER 22, 2012: Fall Benefit Party

October 22, 2012

“A Benefit Suited for All Ages.” On October 22, 2012 at D.C.’s Carnegie Institution for Science AFTA held its Fall Benefit Party Celebrating Art & Science and announced the kick-off of next year’s 25th Anniversary for which acclaimed artist Bill Dunlap will serve as Honorary Chair. Highlights included a champagne pre-reception, opera and spanish dance performances, a keynote address from the National Endowment for the Arts …Read More