Archives for February 2018

Instruments of Art contributors

This list of supporters represents the many artists and contributors of repurposed instruments for our Instruments of Art Auction and celebration, from 2010 to 2017.  You can find links to there artwork, and more information about past events, here. We are forever grateful to these contributors: Jon & Teviya Abrahams Rod Adams Anna Lorich Akers […]

‘Crimson Fox’ creates special moments through music in Newport News

Love takes many forms.  We received this account from Crimson Fox, a musical duo (Micah Fox and Matthew Crim) about their February Tidewater Arts Outreach program: “Our program at the Evergreen Memory Care At Warwick Forest was tremendous. We took residents on a “road trip across the country” with songs like Tennessee Jed, Mardi Gras […]

Arts Advocacy Day in Richmond

Virginians for the Arts and The Virginia Arts Commission bring arts agencies from around the state together each year to inform, inspire and advocate for arts support. 2018 celebrates the 50th year of the Virginia  Commission for the Arts.  The annual meeting honored “50 for 50” – 50 of the state’s top arts organizations, including […]

Arts and the Age Wave

You’ve seen them –  big pharma ads for brain health, chronic disease management, joint health and other age-related conditions.  More ads for home health care, skilled nursing care and assisted living.  The industry that serves the aged is booming – and what’s more, the trend will continue as 10,000 people will retire every day, through […]

‘Bluebirds’ watercolor workshop brings happiness

  Virginian Pilot correspondent Jennifer Mason attended Michele Barne’s recent visual arts workshop at The Talbot on Granby.  It’s fantastic she chose to write about elders in our community and their activities.  They are so easily overlooked and forgotten in today’s busy-ness.   The Pilot Online story is here. As we move toward developing Creative Caregiving […]