The third annual Creative Aging Conference  will build upon our work done in the past two Creative Aging workshops.

Our culture is coming to accept the vital relationship between creative expression and aging well. The quality of life for seniors – and then of course, their loved ones – is significantly enhanced when our seniors are involved in intentional creative expression.

The demand in our region is exploding for stARTSomething’s artist residencies lead by trained, professional artists.  The June 23rd conference will reinforce what we learned about the benefits of creative involvement for seniors and learn from the experiences of teaching artists in creative aging residencies around the state.

Teaching artist Margot Greenlee will return and “dance” us through the physical, social, and emotional benefits of age-appropriate movement and best practices. As always, the Creative Aging conference will be interactive – come prepared to participate, learn and have fun; you will leave refreshed and energized.

SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION:  stARTSomething Arts In Education, with the generous support of Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, will provide scholarships to a limited number of applicants.

CONDITIONS FOR APPROVAL: By completing this scholarship application, applicants agree to the following conditions:
  • Up to two (2) participants per organization may apply for a scholarship. Additional persons pay the regular registration fees. Click here to pay for registration.
  • If awarded a scholarship, applicants will attend the full Creative Aging conference.
  • This Conference scholarship covers the cost of registration for the full-day program at the Strand-Capitol Performing Arts Center, including light breakfast, lunch and materials. Travel stipends available for registrants traveling 50 miles or more one-way to attend the conference. Check the appropriate travel scholarship option on the application to be eligible (see below). 
  • It is the policy of the Impact Arts Conference to publicize and promote the scholarship program by all methods possible, including the publication of the names and/or photos of scholarship recipients.
  • By submitting this application (and the potential receipt of a scholarship) you consent to the use of your name and likeness for this purpose.
  • Recipient must complete a post-conference evaluation and submit it to no later than July 30, 2017.
Application deadline is May 1, 2017. For more information, email us, call 717-812-9255 or visit our website.

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