Connect2culture is a cultural arts program, supporting museums and other cultural venues in developing ongoing programs for people with dementia and their caregivers.
Pre-registration for all events is required. Contact each program for schedules and registration.
Admission is free of charge unless otherwise noted.
American Folk Art Museum - “Folk Art Reflections”
An interactive and discussion-based program that brings the world of folk art to life through meaningful conversation, designed to create an environment where connections to art and to one another are nurtured.
Brooklyn Museum - “Brooklyn Afternoons”
Invites individuals with memory loss and their caregivers to explore the museum’s collection together. Provides an opportunity to enjoy conversation, works of art, and each other's company.
The Cloisters Museum & Gardens - “Sights and Scents” Provides a serene, multi-sensory experience of enclosed gardens and encourages discussion while exploring works of art and architecture from the Middle Ages.
Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum - “The Stories Within” Located on the former WWII era aircraft carrier Intrepid. Visitors will reflect on the ship’s history, aircraft, and stories of people who served at home and at sea.
The Rubin Museum of Art - “Mindful Connections”
Explores the transformative power of the art and culture of the Himalayan Asian region, promotes conversation and engagement with works of art and one another.
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