Tag Archives: older people

New Art in the City dates

Art in the City provides an opportunity for people whose lives are affected by dementia and their friends, families and carers to share a gallery visit and discuss art (and other things) in a friendly and supportive environment. Image: Robert … Continue reading

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Adi’s new blog

Adi, our Next Step Initiative intern has written a  blog about the most recent Art in the City session. You can read Adi’s previous blog here. Art in the City is for people who are affected by dementia and their friends, … Continue reading

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Updated handling boxes

Did you know that we have a range of handling boxes which can be borrowed for free by schools, community groups and care providers? These include loan boxes for schools and reminiscence boxes for older people’s groups. There are boxes on … Continue reading

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Art in the City visit to Edinburgh Alphabet- 13 July

Art in the City will visit the Edinburgh Alphabet exhibition at the City Art Centre on 13 July. Art in the City is a FREE programme of activities for people affected by dementia and their friends, family or carers. Art in … Continue reading

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New events and updates

If you haven’t visited our new exhibition Edinburgh Alphabet yet, why not join us for one of our events? On 8 June Art in the City will visit the exhibition. Art in the City is for people affected by dementia and … Continue reading

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Art in the City

This year I have taken over the running of the Art in the City programme. The first activity of 2017- a visit to A Sketch of the Universe – will take place tomorrow (12 Jan) at the City Art Centre at … Continue reading

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A week in outreach- puppets, the belt, art and meetings

On Monday I worked with Old’s Cool intergenerational group. Old’s Cool aims to bring together young people and older people. We chatted about growing up, going to school and going to the football. However this object, the tawse (or belt) … Continue reading

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