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The 2015 Memories in the Making Art Auction will be
Thursday, May 7th
6 p.m.
at Sporting KC.

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See All Artwork for 2015 Art Auction

Directions to Sporting Park

 

Beautiful Watercolors....SOLD to the highest bidders! 
Last year's Memories in the Making Art Auction featured 60 treasured watercolor pieces, all painted by individuals with Alzheimer's and raised more than $150,000 to help the Chapter continue to offer services and resources for individuals with Alzheimer's, their families and caregivers.

Memories in the Making
When the one we love who has dementia seems distant and lost, the magic of art often provides the perfect venue for communication and expression. Through Memories in the Making, individuals with Alzheimer's disease express with watercolor what they can no longer communicate with words. Even if only for a moment, memories stored deep within are resurrected. When someone with Alzheimer's disease is given the opportunity to paint a memory, amazing stories emerge.

Memories in the Making is a weekly art program sponsored by the Alzheimer’s Association and hosted in assisted living communities, nursing facilities and adult day programs around the Chapter’s bi-state service area. Groups of 5 to 10 individuals are led by a trained, experienced volunteer artist and a facility staff person for a one-hour weekly art session. The annual Memories in the Making Art Auction celebrates the lives and voices of the individual artists involved in this program. The Art Auction, a fundraiser for the Alzheimer's Association - Heart of America Chapter, showcases these treasures and the stories behind our talented artists.

For more information about the
Memories in the Making program
or the 2015 Art Auction, please contact
Debra Brook at
913.831.3888 or
dbrook@alz.org

 

 


 

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