here:now – Arts Engagement 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.

Note that all here:now programs will be virtual until further notice.

here:now Art-making and Discussion Class

Enjoy conversation, works of art, and hands-on exploration with different art mediums in this virtual class led by a specially trained museum educator and teaching artist. Free art kits provided.

Three-week Class 2021
Wednesdays, 1-2:30 pm PST
October 6, 13, 20 (Class Filled)
November 3, 10, 17
December 1, 8, 15

here:now Artwork Discussions

Explore art from the comfort of your home in a facilitated, small-group discussion with a museum educator. Artworks from the Frye collection and exhibitions will be featured.

Monthly Artwork Discussions 2021
Select Tuesdays, 1-2 pm PST
October 26; November 30; December 28


here:now programs are free. Space is limited and pre-registration is required.

Priority is given to new participants for art-making classes; past participants are welcome on a space-available basis.

For more information or to register, call 206 432 8265 or email

Upcoming Events

Photo: Jonathan Vanderweit

Video Introduction

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.