Artful Living: News

Motivations and Innovations

January 9, 2017

The Catalogue for Philanthropy of Greater Washington invited our Director and CEO to share what inspires her work with Arts for the Aging.  You can read more about that here.  And, congratulations to CFP founder Barbara Harman for being named Washingtonian of the Year for 2016!

NCCA Conference: Global Perspectives on Creativity and Aging

October 26, 2016

  We are still talking about the expert advice, research, and joy-filled arts experiences we took in at this year’s National Center for Creative Aging (NCCA) Conference here in Washington, D.C. AFTA was honored to be part of NCCA’s conference planning committee.  The excitement began as we planned an international exchange between our teaching artists and several conference participants from overseas. The planning began weeks before …Read More

Website Debut of New AFTA Video

June 30, 2016

You’re invited into the compelling world of Arts for the Aging, a place where AFTA’s gifted and sensitive Teaching Artists facilitate all manner of arts programming for older adults, many of whom face memory and physical challenges, but whose lives are enriched by artistic self-expression and participation in the creative process.   This video was made possible through a generous grant from The Max and Victoria Dreyfus …Read More

Announcing 28th AFTA Gala Reception and Lolo Sarnoff Founder’s Awardee

June 29, 2016

The 28th Annual AFTA Gala Benefit Reception will be held on Wednesday, October 19, at the American Revolution Institute of the Society of the Cincinnati, also known as beloved Anderson House, in historic Dupont Circle (2118 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20008). A V.I.P. reception will take place from 6:00 – 7:00 p.m., and the main event from 7:00 – 10:00 p.m., including arts tributes …Read More