In the Moment
- December 6, 2010 8:00 am
- December 6, 2010 3:00 pm
- Free; registration required. Optional afternoon session $10
- United States
A program about making art accessible to people living with dementia
Alzheimer’s caregivers, healthcare professionals, and arts organizations are invited to learn how In the Moment at Carnegie Museum of Art creates an accepting and engaging environment for individuals living with Alzheimer’s disease and their caregivers.
In this morning workshop, professionals from the Museum of Modern Art’s Alzheimer’s Project, the University of Pittsburgh Alzheimer Disease Research Center, and the Greater Pennsylvania Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association will discuss:
- perspectives on Alzheimer’s disease
- benefits of art museum experiences for individuals living with Alzheimer’s disease and their caregivers
- the Museum of Modern Art’s pioneering Alzheimer’s Project and audience-specific methodologies for constructing tours and discussing art for this audience
- the positive outcomes already achieved at Carnegie Museum of Art’s pilot program, and what the community can look forward to with our new In the Moment program
An optional afternoon session, $10 and limited to 40 pre-registered participants, includes lunch and demonstration in the galleries by staff from the Museum of Modern Art’s Alzheimer’s Project.
Because space is limited, registration is required for both the free morning session and for the optional afternoon program. For more information or to register, please call 412.622.3288 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Reservation must be received by December 3.
8–8:30 a.m. Registration & Continental Breakfast
8:30–8:45 a.m. Welcome & Remarks
8:45–9:15 a.m. The Alzheimer’s Association: Help, Hope, and Art, Bob LeRoy, President & Chief Executive Officer, Alzheimer’s Association, Greater Pennsylvania Chapter
9:15–10 a.m. Clinical and Research Perspectives on the Intersection of Art and Alzheimer’s Disease, Jennifer H. Lingler, Alzheimer Disease Research Center, University of Pittsburgh
10–10:15 a.m. Break
10:15–10:30 a.m. Insights from In the Moment, Carnegie Museum of Art’s Alzheimer Program, Kara Berringer, art therapist, Woodside Place, Presbyterian Senior Care, Oakmont, PA; Kathe Patrinos, Carnegie Museum of Art docent; Mary Ann Perkins, Carnegie Museum of Art education associate
10:30 a.m.–noon Art and Dementia Programs at the Museum of Modern Art, Amir Parsa, manager of the Museum of Modern Art’s Alzheimer’s Project
Optional Afternoon Program, $10, registration required by Dec. 1
noon–1 p.m. Lunch in Carnegie Café
1–3 p.m. In-gallery demonstration by Amir Parsa and Laurel Humble from the Museum of Modern Art’s Alzheimer’s Project