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Early Stage Program

The Arts Fusion Early Stage Program provides opportunities for persons in the early stages of Alzheimer's and related dementias, and their caregivers, to participate in cultural art programs.  Through partnerships with regional organizations, Arts Fusion offers monthly docent-led discussions of museum and gallery exhibits. These social outings are modeled on the nationally recognized museum-based program Meet Me at MoMA. 

In addition, persons with dementia and caregivers participating in Arts Fusion’s Early Stage Program in Roanoke may attend selected Roanoke Symphony Orchestra rehearsals. Charlottesville’s Early Stage Program offers quarterly dramatic arts programs through its partnership with the University of Virginia’s Drama Department.

CHARLOTTESVILLE

Fralin Museum of Art, University of Virginia
Eyes on Art
Meets the 3rd Thursday of each month
2:30pm - 3:15pm

Ivy Creek Natural Area
The Art of Nature
Thursday, May 15
10:00am - 11:15am

McGuffey Arts Center
The Art of Music and Movement
Thursday, June 5
2:30pm - 3:30pm

University of Virginia Drama Department
 
The Art of Speaking: Courage and Inspiration
Thursday, February 13
3:00pm - 3:35pm

ROANOKE

Taubman Museum of Art, Roanoke
Meets the 4th Tuesday of each month
1:00pm-1:45pm

Roanoke Symphony Orchestra
Roanoke Performing Arts Center
Sunday, March 16
2:00pm
Saturday, April 26
2:30pm
 
LYNCHBURG

Maier Museum of Art, Randolph College
Meets the 4th Tuesday of each month
10:00am-10:45am

Interactive Music Program
Meets the 3rd Tuesday of each month
First Presbyterian Church
10:30am - 11:30am

ORANGE COUNTY

The Arts Center in Orange
Meets the 2nd Tuesday of each month
10:00am - 11:00 am

PATRICK COUNTY

The Reynolds Homestead, Virginia Tech, Critz
Meets the 2nd Thursday of each month
2:30pm - 3:15 pm


 

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