Category Archives: News in the Arts

EngAGE Receives NEA Grant

More Than $82 Million Awarded for Arts Projects Nationwide Includes $15,000 awarded to EngAGE, Inc.   National Endowment for the Arts Chairman Jane Chu has approved more than $82 million to fund local arts projects across the country in the … Continue reading

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EngAGE Awarded California Arts Council “Research in the Arts” Grant

The California Arts Council announced its plans to award$45,000 to EngAGE as part of its “Research in the Arts” pilot program.   Research in the Arts was developed to foster original research on the value and impact of the arts. Grantees will … Continue reading

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Tim Carpenter to Give Keynote at Oregon Arts Summit

Tim Carpenter, Founder and Executive Director of EngAGE, will deliver the keynote to open the Summit on Friday, Oct. 7, at the LaSells Stewart Center in Corvallis, OR. In his keynote, Tim will focus on how artistic pursuits can make … Continue reading

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EngAGE Receives California Arts Council “Creative California Communities” Grant

The California Arts Council, a state agency, announced that it plans to award $54,000 to EngAGE as part of its Creative California Communities program. EngAGE is one of only forty-one grantees statewide for this program. The Creative California Communities program supports … Continue reading

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“Art-Making Is Powerful Medicine” – Senior Planet

EngAGE has long advocated the power of the arts in benefiting health, so we’re pleased to be included as a resource in today’s article by Alexis Collazo on Senior Planet. Check out the useful list of arts organizations, plus get some DIY … Continue reading

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EngAGE Is Featured in a New E-Book About Artful Aging

An informative new e-book is available from Next Avenue and Aroha Philanthropies entitled, Artful Aging: How Creativity Sparks Vitality and Transforms Lives. Download it free as a PDF at this link. We’re pleased that EngAGE is featured in Chapter One.   … Continue reading

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EngAGE Featured in New York Times: “Using the Arts to Promote Healthy Aging”

  We’re pleased to be featured in “Using the Arts to Promote Healthy Aging,” an article by Jane E. Brody, who writes about health and aging for the New York Times.    

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Exploring Creative Well-Being Symposium at NoHo Senior Arts Colony 3/8

Open to all!  

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Lifetime Arts at the Library

EngAGE brings creative classes to senior apartment communities; Lifetime Arts takes another approach, bringing creative classes for seniors to public libraries. Read an informative article about them on Next Avenue: How Library Classes in the Arts Are Changing Aging. EngAGE Founder and … Continue reading

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Tim Carpenter on Panel at Grantmakers in the Arts 2015 Conference

EngAGE Founder and Executive Director Tim Carpenter will be on a panel on 10/19 at this year’s Grantmakers in the Arts Conference in Los Angeles. The panel, Building Cash Reserves in Arts Organizations, was organized by James E. Herr, Program Officer, … Continue reading

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