Category Archives: Art/Architecture

News from Cotton’s Point: Art Show and Afternoon Tea

On October 11th the residents of Cotton’s Point Senior Apartments in San Clemente, CA, celebrated their art with an afternoon tea. Artist Christine Barone taught a three month “Art for Healing” workshop. Participants immersed themselves in a class that encouraged … Continue reading

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Photos from the First Annual EngAGE Community Cup

The First Annual EngAGE Community Cup (formerly Senior Olympics) was held in September at Cerritos Park East in Cerritos, CA. Congratulations to all of the enthusiastic participants and medalists, and a special hat tip to the team from Long Beach … Continue reading

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News from Cascadian Terrace: Painting T-Shirts

EngAGE CAO Nancy Goodhart was visiting Cascadian Terrace Senior Apartments in Portland, OR, when she took these photos of residents at work in the art class. She observed, “Serious deliberation before brushes touched the shirts!”  

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News from Pacific Avenue Arts Colony: “Young at Art” Closes

For September’s First Thursday Art Walk in San Pedro, CA, Pac Arts hosted a closing reception for “Young at Art.” This show featured the work of emerging artist Alexis Velasco and the young students who attend weekly art classes. Alexis … Continue reading

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News from Good Samaritan Society-Waconia and Westview Acres: Art Show Culminating Event

On September 20th, the drawing class at Good Samaritan Society-Waconia and Westview Acres in Waconia, MN, celebrated with a wonderful culminating event. EngAGE CEO/Founder Tim Carpenter took photos and reports: “Such an inspiring night this week in MN. Class was … Continue reading

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News from Metro Hollywood: Creative Expressions

From painting, to jewelry making, to coloring, residents at Metro Hollywood in Hollywood, CA, get many opportunities to express their creativity. ~ Sandra Vargas, Regional Program Director  

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News from Long Beach Senior Arts Colony: Doing a Double Take in Ceramics

Ceramics instructor Colette Brown instructed her students at LBSAC in Long Beach, CA, on how to make a sculpture self- portrait — or portrait of a friend or family member. Below, center, Colette sculpted a self-portrait head, while resident Elena, … Continue reading

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News from Long Beach Senior Arts Colony: “The ABCs of Me” Book Project

The Art Makers at LBSAC in Long Beach, CA, are beginning a bookmaking project that is a poetic scrapbook of associations. The book opens with an “I am” poem that is a self-reflection of emotions and experiences. It is a … Continue reading

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News from ACE/121: “Color Up” Art Show Opens 9/15

Save the Date! “Color Up” A Group Show Preview Showing: Friday, September 15 from 7-10 p.m. at ACE/121 Avenue 50 Studio is partnering with the ACE/121 Gallery in Glendale for an exhibition entitled “Color Up” which will take place September … Continue reading

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News from Pac Arts: “Young at Art” Closing Reception 9/7

Stop by and celebrate with us during the next First Thursday Art Walk. This show features the fun pop art of emerging young artist Alexis Velasco. This will be a rare opportunity for art lovers to make an offer on their favorite pieces! … Continue reading

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