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21 October 2020

Creative ageing is providing a lifeline for older people during the pandemic

Our new report shows the crucial value that arts organisations and artists are offering to older people in care and at home shielding, and to the worrying financial position many now find themselves in.
Arts
30 September 2020

Please join us for the launch of The Artist in Time

The Artist in Time celebrates the creative lives of 20 artists born before 1950. On 28 October 4.30pm to 5.30pm, three artists will discuss their projects and how they keep inspired.
Arts
1 July 2020

Baring Foundation launches first funding round to support arts and mental health organisations – now closed

We are pleased to announce the first call for applications in our new Arts programme supporting Arts and Mental Health.
Arts
5 May 2020

Creative Ageing Snapshot #ThursdaystheDay

Age of Creativity and Creative Ageing International are creating a global snapshot in time of creative ageing during the lockdown and would like contributions from the UK and beyond!
Arts
19 February 2020

Creatively Minded: a new study mapping the Arts & Mental Health field in the UK

This week we have published an overview of arts & mental activity in the UK looking at who’s doing what, where and a range of issues affecting the field.
Arts
14 November 2019

The creative ageing sector is flourishing, but there is more to do, King’s College London report finds

Creative ageing activity has expanded significantly over the last decade, but there is also a real need to ensure that more marginalised older people also have opportunities to be creative.
Arts
4 November 2019

The Art of Ageing Artfully: creative ageing conference on 5 February 2020

This one-day creative conference produced by the MAC in Birmingham will show the diversity of art and artists engaging with our ageing society.
Arts
30 September 2019

New agency to offer support for arts and older people

The Baring Foundation is pleased to announce funding for a new sector support body for the creative ageing field has been awarded to a partnership led by Manchester Museums.
Arts
9 September 2019

Has the arts sector got better at engaging older participants?

Please tell us what you think by filling in our 1-minute survey with Arts Professional!
Arts
11 June 2019

National Day of Arts in Care Homes will take place on 24 September

There is a website full of resources for care homes, plus news of two national projects - a creative letter writing project in concert with national archives and a new Art Voucher scheme for families.
Arts