Nurturing Lifelong Health and WellnessThirty-three state arts agencies are participating in the National Center for Creative Aging ENGAGE initiative to foster health and wellness for seniors through the arts. » More
Ruth, 97, creates tile sculptures as part of the Creative Aging outreach program at Woodlands Senior Living in Waterville, Maine. Photo by program facilitator Denise Rohdin
Expanding Arts ParticipationState arts agencies such as the Arizona Commission on the Arts support cultural events involving community members of all ages.
Mesa Arts Center's annual Día de los Muertos festival features children's activities, live music and dance, authentic cuisine, and a mercado (market). Photo courtesy of Mesa Arts Center
Fostering Creativity and InnovationSupport from state arts agencies, like the Virginia Commission for the Arts, helps arts entrepreneurs to pursue fresh ideas and new ventures. » More
With help from its state arts agency, Synetic Theater travels throughout Virginia performing its unique style of physical theatre. Photo by Johnny Shryock, courtesy Synetic Theater