Creative Aging Programs

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.

Bridges

Home-based creative arts experiences for adults living with dementia.

here:now

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.

Alzheimer’s Café

Enjoy companionship, good food, live music, and relaxing fun at the Alzheimer’s Café at The Memory Hub, next to the Frye.

Creative Aging Conferences, Lectures, and Films

The Frye Art Museum offers professional development opportunities and public programs that encourage community conversation on arts engagement, dementia awareness, and creative aging through hands-on workshops, lectures, and films.

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.

ABOUT CREATIVE AGING


ADVISORY COMMITTEE

Karen Maeda Allman 
Assistant Agent, Wales Literary Agency; Community Relations and Events Coordinator
(retired), Elliott Bay Book Company  

Marigrace Becker
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 

Amy Hamblin
Artist

Patricia Klingler
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

Lisa Mayfield
Founder, Aging Wisdom

Akira Ohiso
Artist & Social Worker 

Kavan Peterson
Co-Founder, ChangingAging.org; President, Harvest Home Care

Keri Pollock
Director of Marketing and Communications, Aging Wisdom

Kristoffer Rhoads, PhD
Neuropsychologist
UW Medicine Memory and Brain Wellness Center

Karen M. Winston
Senior Planner, Aging and Disability Services, City of Seattle

The Creative Aging Programs are made possible with support from the estate of M. Jean Fisher, Richard & Maude Ferry Charitable Foundation, and Aging Wisdom. Additional support is provided by the Frye Foundation and Frye Art Museum members.