"MEET ME AT MOMA - MUSEUM OF MODERN ART" PROGRAM
Specially trained art museum educators highlight themes, artists, and exhibitions during an interactive program in the art museum's galleries and classrooms providing an expressive outlet and a forum for dialogue for those with Alzheimer's disease and other dementia and their caregivers.
The “Meet Me At MOMA - Museum Of Modern Art" Program is one of the first museums in the United States to offer dementia and art programs to make its collection and special exhibitions accessible to those with Alzheimer's disease and other dementia, their caregivers, families, adult day care faciliites, residential senior living, or nursing care faciliites.
The “Meet Me At MOMA - Museum Of Modern Art ” Program provides the following guides:
-Guide for Dementia Caregivers - how to engage individuals with dementia and their caregivers with art in groups or one-on-one
-Guide for Museums - how to establish a museum program for individuals with Alzheimer's disease and their caregivers
-Guide for Care Organizations - how to start up of art programs at an adult day care, residential senior living, or a nursing care facility to allow those with Alzheimer's disease and other dementia to engage with art
-Guide for Families - information for planning a trip to a museum and creating stimulating art experiences at home
The MOMA website has infomation on Alzheimer's, Dementia and Art including:
-Interviews with experts in the field of art, dementia, aging, and Alzheimer's disease.
-Research study conducted by NYU School of Medicine on the Meet Me at MoMA program.
-Review guides for creating arts-related programs in various settings.
-Works from MoMA's collection through thematic art modules or by browsing the artwork section.
-Multimedia content on MOMA's overall programming in art and dementia.
WATCH VIDEO ON HOW THE "MEET ME AT MOMA" PROGRAM WORKS