Age and Creation

A practice journal of creative experience and aging

Introducing Seniors Art Link

The Seniors Art Link logo, showing a brush, scissors, and pencil as white icons on a blue background with the project title below

Introducing Seniors Art Link Maggie, Kathy, and Suad — direct[message Community Consultants team — October 2023 As community consultants of the direct[message] project we spent a lot of time over the years explaining to older adults like ourselves what the project was about. People were pretty quick to get excited about the idea, once they […]

Arts Experience and Needs Survey

A screen snapshot of a question from a survey

Arts Experience and Needs Survey direct[message] Research Team — October 2023 We had conversations with 30 older adults in three Ontario communities to understand their experience of arts and crafts, their preferences and goals around “artistic engagement”, and how their lives and social locations influence their interest in and the accessibility of the arts. If […]