Online Exhibit February 23, 2022 – December 31, 2022
Art With Elders Celebrates Black History with this special exhibit honoring African American Artists. The exhibit spotlights the creativity of African American artists within the AWE program. Laguna Honda Hospital artists are featured along with participants from several other San Francisco Bay Area communities.
Work from the exhibit by Laguna Honda residents is also on display on the first floor at Laguna Honda Hospital, but public access to Laguna Honda remains restricted due to precautions related to COVID-19.
We are excited to share the artworks of Openhouse artists in A Visual Story Through Self. Openhouse works to center the voices and experiences of LGBTQ+ older adults by providing opportunities to make social connections and build community. These artists encompass the dynamic diversity that enriches San Francisco. Their artworks were made in community art classes with Art With Elders. AWE uses technology and art to bridge the isolating divide of the ever-changing circumstances of the pandemic. This show represents a rich tapestry of varied perspectives woven together through the dynamic language of visual art. These artists’ visual stories remind us that connection is an ongoing creative process that results in an ever-evolving community.
Tues. Jan. 11 – Fri. Mar. 4, 2022 Opening Reception – Sat. Jan. 15, 2022 2-4pm 647 Irving Street at 8th Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94122
10:30 – 5:30 Tuesday – Saturday
Celebrating our women artists, featuring AWE participants from Laguna Honda Hospital, The Reutlinger Community, Pacific Heights Care Center, Cypress Golden Gate, Oak Center Towers, Western Park Apartments, On Lok Peralta, UCSF Memory and Aging Center, and more…!
“What is Possible” is the theme for Art With Elders’ upcoming show of artworks from our Annual Exhibit at the San Francisco Friends School, second floor gallery, February 1-27, 2019. SF Friends School is a K-8 Quaker school in the Mission with 440 students. They have a lively arts program, including opportunities for students to work with elders through oral history projects, dancing, and drama.
Art With Elders is excited to participate in ‘Power To Change,’ the second annual virtual symposium hosted by Covia’s ‘Well Connected.’ “Power to Change, our second annual virtual creative aging symposium, will be held January 23rd, 2019. Our elders are looking for ways to have their voices heard, to create change in their lives, and the lives of others. We believe older adults can continue to transform the world and we want to ignite that belief in each symposium attendee.” The symposium runs from 9 a.m. until 12:30 and features an array of creative presenters. Don’t miss 9:45 – 10:15 a.m. when Art With Elders’ Executive Director Mark Campbell and Instructor-Exhibits Manager Darcie O’Brien will speak about how creativity enhances the gifts of aging, and on the transformative emotional impacts of sharing art and community. For more info and registration, click here: https://covia.org/creative-aging-symposium/
Art With Elders’ 26th Annual Show Opening Event is now on view at the Gerald Simon Auditorium at Laguna Honda Hospital featuring a juried selection of 105 artworks, representing elder artists from around the Bay Area. The selected works are augmented by a photograph and biographical sketch of each artist. Above, AWE Artist Instructor Insio Che with Artists from Oak Center Towers at the 26th Annual Show Opening Event.
Art With Elders and The Sequoias celebrate Mary Boyer and Friends at YakiniQ Cafe
Hello AWE Friends,
We hope you can join us for our upcoming Exhibit and Opening Event:
Mary Boyer and Friends at YakiniQ Cafe
1640 Post St, San Francisco, CA 94115
Opening Event Thursday August 9, 2018 4-6pm
Show runs through September 29 9am-9pm Daily
Art With Elders is excited to collaborate with The Sequoias SF and YakiniQ Cafe to present an exhibit of artworks created by Art With Elders program participants and artists of The Sequoias SF, featuring the works of Mary Boyer. AWE would like to celebrate Mary Boyer who was an avid Art With Elders program participant and donor. The exhibit will be on display Thursday August 9 through Saturday September 29, 2018. The exhibit and reception are open to the public at no charge, courtesy of YakiniQ Cafe. Purchase work through our website here: https://www.artwithelders.org/store/
Art With Elders will be featured in a Special Event program of Well Connected (Formerly Senior Center Without Walls) on Friday April 27th at 1-2pm. We will have an opportunity to show off our stuff to 1,200 seniors across 38 states as our Director, Mark Campbell discusses our AWE program with a slide presentation which will be viewable online and in hard copy for participants. See their Program Catalog here: https://covia.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/Spring-2018-Catalog.pdf
Senior Center Without Walls (SCWW) is a non-denominational program of Episcopal Senior Communities. It is a phone and online-based program offering activities, education, friendly conversation, and an assortment of classes and support groups to older adults accessible from the comfort of home. Play a game, write a poem, go on a virtual tour, meditate, share a gratitude, get support, and most importantly, connect and engage with others every day across the country. SCWW is a community made up of participants, staff, facilitators, presenters, and other volunteers who care about each other and who value being connected. All groups are accessible by phone and many are accessible online! Find out more about their innovative offering on their website, https://www.seniorcenterwithoutwalls.org/or find them on Facebook.
AWE Exhibit at The Sequoias San Francisco 1400 Geary Blvd. SF CA 94109
Mon May 7 – Fri Jun 29, 2018 In the Rotunda Daily 9am-5pm
Opening Reception Thu May 10 3:30-5:00pm
The Art With Elders Team is excited to be hosted by The Sequoias San Francisco to present an exhibit of artworks created by Art With Elders program participants from across the Bay Area, featuring the artists of The Sequoias SF, instructor Rafael Vieira. The show runs Mon May 7 through Fri Jun 29, 2018. The exhibit and reception are open to the public at no charge, courtesy of The Sequoias SF, thesequoiassf.org