Category Archives: Art/Architecture

News from Metro@Chinatown: Art Show Reception

Please join us for our very first Art Show at this community!   This exhibition is supported, in part, by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors through the Los Angeles County Arts Commission.   ~ Sandra Vargas, Regional Program … Continue reading

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Photos from LBSAC “Circle of Unity” Art Show

On June 8th, Long Beach Senior Arts Colony opened their new art show, “Circle of Unity,” which features the work of professional resident artist Alva McNeal and several of our emerging senior artists. The show included visual arts, ceramics, jewelry, and … Continue reading

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Photos from the Magnolia at Highland Art Show

This was the culmination of 2 courses taught by CSUSB art students in the last 7 weeks. A beginning painting class, and a “Reflection Project” in which each student was challenged to think about how they see themselves vs. how … Continue reading

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Magnolia at Highland: Art Show – June 8th

For the last 3 years, EngAGE has been partnering with the Art Instruction Dept. at CSUSB (CalState University of San Bernardino) to bring 7-week art courses to the residents. These courses are part of their Spring Service Learning Class and … Continue reading

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News from Long Beach Senior Arts Colony: Circle of Unity Art Show Opens June 8

~ Helene Weinberg, Program Director This exhibition is supported, in part, by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors through the Los Angeles County Arts Commission.       The Eisner Foundation      

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News from Riverview: Drawing Class

At Riverview Senior Housing in Minneapolis, MN, residents enjoyed an art class that focused on drawing. These photos were taken by EngAGE Founder and CEO Tim Carpenter who, along with EngAGE Consultant Chuck Leer, participated in the class! (Click on … Continue reading

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Then and Now Photographs of Centenarians

Photographer Jan Langer has a background in social anthropology which impacted his decision to create a photography project he calls, “Faces of Century.” “Langer sought out centenarians and asked them for photos of themselves in their youth. He then restaged … Continue reading

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News from Pac Arts: Makers Space Studio

At the Pacific Avenue Arts Colony (Pac Arts) in San Pedro, CA, resident artists recently have been engaged in informative training sessions that oriented them to the newly appointed Makers Space studio. The training was led by room designer and builder, … Continue reading

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Reminder: ACE/121 Grand Opening and Resident Art Exhibit on Thursday, May 25

CIVITAS is the inaugural exhibit of ACE/121, an arts-focused affordable housing project and gallery. CIVITAS is the Latin word for “community” and the exhibit explores a deeper definition of the word through art. This group exhibit of 40 artworks represents the … Continue reading

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How to Discover That You’re an Artist – Even If You Think You Aren’t

EngAGE encourages self-discovery and it’s always a special joy when that discovery involves the arts. Read Barbara Twardowski’s Next Avenue article entitled, “8 Tips to Become a Painter at Any Age: Practical advice for getting started from a happy late-in-life painter, … Continue reading

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