ALZTOGETHER is a way to create a meaningful connection between a person with Alzheimer's disease or other dementia and their caregiver. Together, they will explore local cultural attractions and community-based activities, as well as connect with others on their journey with Alzheimer's.
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Sept. 20, 2-3 p.m.: Virtual Story Telling: Collecting African American Art at the Munson Williams Proctor Arts Institute
Utica’s Munson Williams Proctor Arts Institute has spent the past seven decades of acquiring works of art by African American artists for its museum collection. The exhibition highlights the importance of these works of art and showcases artists who worked side-by-side with well-known artists, but have only recently received the recognition they deserve for the contributions they made.
Oct. 6, 10-11 a.m.: Virtual Ecosystem Tour at Baltimore Woods Nature Center
Educators from the center will lead a tour and exhibition of the ecosystems on its preserve, including forests, fields, ponds and streams. We’ll investigate the unique plants and animals that call these places their homes, and check in on the center’s beavers and discuss how these special animals can change whole ecosystems.
Oct. 14, 10-11 a.m.: Virtual Orthodox Iconography and History Tour at St. Sophia’s Greek Church
The walls of Orthodox churches are often covered with icons, or religious paintings of Jesus Christ, his Mother, the saints and events from scripture. Why does the Orthodox Church consider icons so important? Fr. David Smith, pastor of St. Sophia’s Greek Orthodox Church in Syracuse lead a tour of the recently completed iconography project at the church.
Nov. 11, 2-3 p.m.: Isabelle de Borchgrave: Fashioning Art from Paper with the Munson Williams Proctor Art Institute
Fashioning Art from Paper combines fashion, history, contemporary art, with a seemingly impossible technique. We will discuss masterpieces that celebrate more than 500 years of fashion history. This exhibition includes nearly 100 intricately detailed artowrks that relive elements of history including the Italian Renaissance, the magic of Russia’s famous Ballets Russes and the Ottoman Empire.