Meet Me at PMoA: Making Art Accessible to People with Dementia
Facilitator: Tinia Clark
Fee: Free (registration required)
Participants will create and discuss art with a specially trained educator who will provide an accepting and engaging environment in which the disease is a non-issue. This program is designed for people in the early stages of dementia and their care partners and is open to the public. If you are concerned about your privacy, please speak to the facilitator of the meeting. Space is limited to 8 participants and their caregivers each month.
Registration is required for each month.
Please contact Tinia Clark at 863-224-8557, or contact Salena Joseph at 863-688-5423, SJoseph@PolkMuseumofArt.org.
Meet Me at PMoA is based on the MOMA Alzheimer’s Project and is a collaboration between Polk Museum of Art, Alzheimer’s Association – Florida Gulf Coast Chapter and the Sidestreet Art Beat, Inc.
Meet Me at PMoA to Make Art
Every Third Thursday, 10:30 a.m.-Noon
To Make Art is an art-based social engagement program offering a fun and comfortable way for people affected by dementia to get out, get active and get connected with like individuals through creative expression. The group is intended for people with Alzheimer’s disease or a related dementia. If appropriate, their caregiving family member or professional caregiver stays on site.
Gallery Tour and Talk
Every Third Thursday, 2:00-3:00 p.m.
The Gallery Tour and Talk provides an opportunity for those affected by Alzheimer’s disease (and related dementia) and their caregivers to engage in conversation about art on exhibit at the Museum, allowing participants to experience and interact with the Museum’s collection freely.
To register, click HERE.