Meet Me at the Movies & Make Memories utilizes iconic film clips and group discussion to bring about reminiscence and self-expression. This program demonstrates how film can be a form of treatment for some of the symptoms associated with dementia. The cinema has the power to connect us with our deep-rooted emotional memories - the kind that never leave us. Click for more info.
ARTZ hosts and facilitates free weekly museum experiences at approximately twenty museums in the U.S. Each museum partner has a collection that offers novel ways of tapping into the emotional memories of participants. Click for more info.
Through research and direct observation, ARTZ has established that art experiences can significantly reduce certain psycho-behavioral symptoms associated with Alzheimer's. Working within the scientific community, we seek to find new ways to look at Alzheimer's and find common sense solutions that enhance lives. Click for more info.
ARTZ develops annually recurring community-based programs, which has led to increased accessibility and opportunity. Some of the events include: Meet Me at the Movies (Tribeca Film Institute & Coolidge Corner Theatre); Meet Me at the Museum (Museum of Modern Art, NYC); Alzheimer's Poetry Day (Bowery Poetry Club); and Vaudeville Caravan (Big Apple Circus). Click for more info.
ARTZ collaborates with artists to develop original projects that give voice both to the visiting artist and the participants. Typically each residency takes place over a period of several months. Click for more info.
Do you have one hour this year to volunteer with ARTZ? Whether you have sung onstage or in the shower your desire to make a difference will be most appreciated! Click for more info.