Vitality Arts Programs and Service Organizations

Scroll down to view a listing of national service organizations supporting the field of artful aging, as well as a sampling of exemplary artful aging programs, a list of our 2016 – 2017 inaugural cohort of Seeding Vitality Arts U.S. grantees and various national library based programs around the United States.

Please fill out the Vitality Arts Program Suggestion form to submit suggested additions.

 

greenNATIONAL SERVICE ORGANIZATIONS


 

LIFETIME ARTS

New York, NY

Click here to visit the organization’s website.

 

NATIONAL CENTER FOR CREATIVE AGING

Washington, DC

Click here to visit the organization’s website.

 

NATIONAL GUILD FOR COMMUNITY ARTS EDUCATION

New York, NY

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orangeEXEMPLARY PROGRAMS


 

DANCE FOR PD

Brooklyn, NY

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ELDERS SHARE THE ARTS

Brooklyn, NY

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ENCORE CREATIVITY

Washington, DC

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ENGAGE

Los Angeles, CA

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“EXPERIENCE TALKS: A RADIO MAGAZINE FOR THE EXPERIENCED LISTENER”

A program of EngAGE.

Click here to visit the organization’s website.

 

MACPHAIL CENTER FOR MUSIC, “MACPHAIL MUSIC FOR LIFE (MMFL)”

Minneapolis, MN

Click here to visit the organization’s website.

 

NEXT AVENUE: WHERE GROWN-UPS KEEP GROWING

A service of PBS.

Click here to visit the organization’s website.

 

SAN FRANCISCO COMMUNITY MUSIC CENTER

San Francisco, CA

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STAGEBRIDGE THEATER COMPANY

Oakland, CA

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YOUNG AT HEART CHORUS

Florence, MA

Click here to visit the organization’s website. 

SEEDING VITALITY ARTS U.S. PROGRAMS


Grafton County Senior Citizens Council, Inc.
Experience/Arts in New Hampshire’s North Country
Lebanon, New Hampshire
Click here to visit the organization’s website.

 

Integrace Fairhaven
Cultivating Creativity
Sykesville, Maryland
Click here to visit the organization’s website.

 

Johnson City Public Library
Fullness of Time: Exploring the Arts and the Gifts of Aging
Johnson City, Tennessee
Click here to visit the organization’s website.

 

Keshet Dance Company
Fine Wine Dance (Moving FWD)
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Click here to visit the organization’s website.

 

Minnesota Opera
Voices of Opera
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Click here to visit the organization’s website.

 

Newark Museum
Creative Aging at the Newark Museum
Newark, New Jersey
Click here to visit the organization’s website.

 

Paramount Center for the Arts
Growing Art-FULL!
St. Cloud, Minnesota
Click here to visit the organization’s website.

 

School One
Working Stories
Providence, Rhode Island
Click here to visit the organization’s website.

 

Silicon Valley Creates
ShakeXperience: Life Experience Meets Classic Texts
San Jose, California
Click here to visit the organization’s website.

 

Space One Eleven
Art in the Making
Birmingham, Alabama
Click here to visit the organization’s website.

 

Taller Puertorriqueño 
Imagine the Possibilities
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Click here to visit the organization’s website.

 

Teachers & Writers Collaborative
Storytelling: Poetry, Stage, and Song
New York, New York
Click here to visit the organization’s website.

 

The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art
Create at The Carle: Art Classes for Adults
Amherst, Massachusetts
Click here to visit the organization’s website.

 

United Methodist Retirement Communities Foundation
Story Lines: Sharing Life Experiences with the Generations through Art, Music and Drama
Chelsea, Michigan
Click here to visit the organization’s website.

 

YMCA of Rock River Valley
YMCA Senior Arts Project (Y-SNAP)
Rockford, Illinois
Click here to visit the organization’s website.

 

 

blueCREATIVE AGING IN AMERICA’S LIBRARIES | Lifetime Arts Affiliate Network Members


 

The following libraries are part of the Lifetime Arts Affiliate Network. For more information about this member network, please visit their website.

 

ALLEGHENY COUNTY LIBRARY ASSOCIATION

Allegheny, PA

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BOSTON PUBLIC LIBRARY

Boston, MA

Click here to visit the organization’s website.

 

BKLYN PUBLIC LIBRARY

Brooklyn, NY

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HARTFORD PUBLIC LIBRARY

Hartford, CT

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NEW HAVEN FREE PUBLIC LIBRARY

New Haven, CT

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FREE LIBRARY OF PHILADELPHIA

Philadelphia, PA

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PORTLAND PUBLIC LIBRARY

Portland, ME

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QUEENS LIBRARY

Queens, NY

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WESTCHESTER PUBLIC LIBRARY

Westchester, NY

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MIAMI-DADE PUBLIC LIBRARY SYSTEM 

Miami-Dade, FL

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CUYAHOGA COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY

Cuyahoga, OH

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DAYTON METRO LIBRARY

Dayton, OH

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PIKES PEAK LIBRARY DISTRICT

Pikes Peak, CO

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SACRAMENTO PUBLIC LIBRARY

Sacramento, CA

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THE CITY OF SAN DIEGO PUBLIC LIBRARY

San Diego, CA

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CEDAR MILL PUBLIC LIBRARIES

Cedar Mill, OR

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NORTH PLAINS PUBLIC LIBRARY

North Plains, OR

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THE SEATTLE PUBLIC LIBRARY

Seattle, WA

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CITY OF TUALATIN LIBRARY

Tualatin, OR

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CHANDLER PUBLIC LIBRARY

Chandler, AZ

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PHOENIX PUBLIC LIBRARY

Phoenix, AZ

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TEMPE PUBLIC LIBRARY

Tempe, AZ

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“You can’t use up creativity. The more you use, the more you have.”

― Maya Angelou