Creative Aging Programs
An offering of programs for adults to engage in creative lifelong learning. Programs explore the rich potential of aging and offer opportunities to impact the community’s health and wellbeing.
Home-based creative arts experiences for adults living with dementia.
Designed for adults living with dementia and their care partners, here:now is a free arts engagement program that celebrates present-moment awareness and new possibilities for creative expression.
Enjoy companionship, good food, live music, and relaxing fun at the Alzheimer’s Café at The Memory Hub, next to the Frye.
Creative Aging Special Events
The Frye Art Museum offers professional development opportunities and public programs for community conversations on art, creativity, dementia, and healthy aging through hands-on workshops, interdisciplinary lectures, and a variety of special events.
Meet Me at the Movies
Meet Me at the Movies is a unique film experience. Short clips from classic and contemporary films are shown, followed by audience discussion guided by a facilitator.
The Memory Hub
The Frye Art Museum is a founding partner of the Memory Hub: A Place for Dementia-Friendly Community, Collaboration, and Impact. Spearheaded by UW Memory and Brain Wellness Center and located on the Frye campus, the Memory Hub welcomes visitors year-round to experience new perspectives on living well with dementia.
ABOUT CREATIVE AGING
Karen Maeda Allman
Assistant Agent, Wales Literary Agency; Community Relations and Events Coordinator
(retired), Elliott Bay Book Company
Program Manager, Community Education and Impact, UW Medicine Memory and Brain Wellness Center
Director, The Memory Hub: A Place for Dementia-Friendly Community, Collaboration, and Impact
Corporate Trainer and Personal Coach (retired)
Mary Jane Knecht
Manager, Creative Aging Programs
Frye Art Museum
Jennifer Kulik, PhD
Founder & CEO, Silver Kite Community Arts
Director of Creative Aging, Aging Wisdom
Co-Founder, ChangingAging.org; President, Harvest Home Care
Director of Marketing and Communications, Aging Wisdom
Kristoffer Rhoads, PhD
UW Medicine Memory and Brain Wellness Center
Karen M. Winston
Senior Planner, Aging and Disability Services, City of Seattle